‘Pakistani law does not guarantee journalists’ safety’

‘Pakistani law does not guarantee journalists’ safety’ISLAMABAD: A gathering of media practitioners and legal experts was told on Thursday that there was no law in Pakistan that guaranteed the safety of journalists, and that the state – rather than protecting journalists – actually creates an enabling environment where media personnel can be targeted for doing their jobs. An official from the […]

Free expression

By: Farooq Sulehria The post-modernist dictatorship over media scholarship 1980s onwards has banalised journalistic narratives. While important issues – for instance debate over media imperialism – have been trivialised, trifles have been assigned centrality in the media discourses. In recent years and months, we have seen the consequences of this banality. Kerfuffle over an anti-Islam …