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Their Master’s Voice

Hamid Mir I still remember the day when an English daily newspaper, owned by late Salman Taseer, the former governor of Punjab, ran a front-page…

E-Bulletin For January 2017

Jan 2017 Jan 04: Bloggers Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed went missing from Lahore. Jan 06: Salman Haider, a professor at Fatima Jinnah University in…

Trauma And Afghan Journalists

By Iqbal Khattak Violence indicators were soon emerged as I stepped out of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, capital of war-battered Afghanistan, trying to…

E-Bulletin For December 2016

December 2016 Dec 02: Muhammad Usman, correspondent of Waqt TV channel and Jehan-e-Pakistan newspaper in Dera Ismail Khan, was detained for hours after military officials…

E-Bulletin For November 2016

November 2016 Nov 01: Infuriated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers attack Geo News channel’s satellite van near Swabi during the Imran Khan’s party march towards Islamabad http://www.dawn.com/news/1293594/infuriated-pti-workers-attack-geo-news-van-in-swabi…

E-Bulletin For October 2016

October 2016 Oct 4: PEMRA says it will cancel licences of TV channels if Indian content is aired as relations between Pakistan and India are…

Why Do You Need a Free Media?

Hamid Mir Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House report “Press Freedom in…

E-Bulletin For September 2016

September 2016   Sept 01: ARY News channel’s local reporter in Gwardar port city of Balochistan was stopped from covering the function where Prime Minister Nawaz…