The media savvy journalists

Saadia Khalid LEEDS: A proper journalist is expected to have a handful of professional skills. This could include writing, reporting, identifying an issue, digging up facts, being impartial, focused, well connected, resourceful etc. But fast joining that burgeoning list is the need for marketing awareness and scoring points. These days journalists, irrespective of their experience, …

CD shops blown up in Nowshera

Geo independent media

NOWSHERA: Unknown miscreants destroyed two CD shops with explosives in Nowshera, and fortunately no casualty was reported, Geo News reported. According to police, unidentified men placed explosives in the CD shops at Pabbi Station Chowk and due to the blast, the shops were completely destroyed while some near by shops were partially damaged. After the …

The Balochistan National Party-Mengal protests against killing of journalists

QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) on Saturday staged a protest demonstration outside the Quetta Press Club against target killing of journalists and dumping of mutilated bodies of missing persons. The protesters were holding banners and placards inscribed with anti-government slogans. Addressing the protesters, BNP-M General Secretary Akhtar Hussain Langov alleged that the state institutions …

Pakistani journalist killed, three injured in attack on political gathering

(PPF/IFEX) – 8 October 2012 – A cameraman for a television channel was killed and three journalists were injured on 7 October 2012 in an attack on a political party gathering. The incident occurred in Khairpur district of Pakistan’s southern Sindh province. Mushtaque Khand, cameraman for the Dharti TV news channel, was killed while Mukhtiyar …