CPNE concerned over threats to media

Journalist Arrested

KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has vowed to protect media persons and establishments from the threats of dire consequences of TTP. In a joint press statement issued here on Thursday by President CPNE Jamil Athar Qazi, Senior Vice-President Ilyas Shakir and Secretary General Amir Mahmood have expressed serious concern over the threats …

After Malala shooting, Taliban go after media critics

LAHORE: Journalists have spoken out strongly since the Taliban attempted to kill Malala Yousufzai on October 9. The Taliban, in return, are threatening the media over their coverage, according to journalists and news reports, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has reported. “Media houses, TV anchors and some well-known journalists are under serious threat,” one …

All Pakistan Newspapers Society takes up security issue with Malik

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), headed by its President Sarmad Ali, on Wednesday called on Interior Minister Rehman Malik and discussed at length Taliban threats to certain media houses for highlighting the attack on Malala Yousafzai explicitly. The delegates included Business Recorder Chief Executive Arshad Zuberi and Nawa-i-Waqt Group Deputy Managing …

Taliban threaten Pakistani media over the coverage of attack on a teenage girl activist

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakeemullah Mehsud has issued directives to his subordinates in different cities of Pakistan to target Pakistani and international media groups over the critical coverage the media has given to the assassination attempt on a teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who had defied the Taliban injunction against female education. The widespread media coverage …