Badin journalists take to streets against cases registered against colleagues

HYDERABAD: Badin journalists took to Hyderabad’s streets on Monday against the government’s decision to book around 11 media persons in FIRs, three of them charged under the anti-terrorism act (ATA). The journalists were nominated in the FIRs that were registered against estranged Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader DrZulfiqarMirza, who is also a former provincial home …

Free media indispensible to good governance

ISLAMABAD: “There is a serious need to bring changes in law to protect the rights of journalists as many media houses do not even pay salaries to staff on time,” said veteran journalist M. Ziauddin on Tuesday. He was addressing a seminar organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) to mark World Press …

Under Threat: Journalism has never been more dangerous according to major new INSI report on media safety

April 29 – Journalism has never been more dangerous and journalists have never felt more unsafe, according to the findings of a major report published today by the International News Safety Institute. Under Threat: The Changing State of Media Safety provides an in-depth, multi-media look at the main changes in the journalistic safety landscape over …

Under Threat: Journalism has never been more dangerous according to major new INSI report on media safety

Under Threat: Journalism has never been more dangerous according to major new INSI report on media safetyApril 29 – Journalism has never been more dangerous and journalists have never felt more unsafe, according to the findings of a major report published today by the International News Safety Institute. Under Threat: The Changing State of Media Safety provides an in-depth, multi-media look at the main changes in the journalistic safety landscape over […]

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Demands pouring in for justice on Sabeen’s murder

By: Mariana Baabar ISLAMABAD: Outrage against the murder of director of The Second Floor (T2F), Sabeen Mahmud, shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi on Friday, continues with Sunday seeing more world capitals demanding from the government that the perpetrators should be swiftly brought to justice and citizens guaranteed their constitutional right to freedom of …