Tragic demise of a newspaper

Tragic demise of a newspaperThis is to mourn sudden and unceremonious demise of the only surviving English eveninger “Daily News” published from Karachi under auspices of the leading Jang Group of Newspapers. Other two English eveningers “The Star” of Dawn Group and “Leader” had ceased publication in 2007 and “Leader” was bought by a commercial party which was reportedly […]

Journalists heading media outlets killed since 1914

By: Sabir Shah LAHORE: While the autopsy report of Maria Golovnina, the Pakistan and Afghanistan Bureau chief for foreign news wire “Reuters,” strengthens the common belief that this terrorism-hit country has been a dangerous working place for foreign bureau chiefs, research shows that it has been equally unsafe for their local counterparts, a good number …

What a parliament that is silent!

KARACHI: A Jang Group spokesman said on Wednesday that an advertisement headlined “For God’s sake help us dear parliamentarians” has been appearing on the front pages of The News and Jang for two consecutive days and the editorial staff of the Jang Group has also contacted the heads, other leaders, senators and MNAs of almost …

Journalist bodies out in rage; traders, lawyers condemn Aheer attack

Jang Group

LAHORE: People from all walks of life including journalist bodies leaders and trader and lawyer representatives have strongly condemned the attack on Daily Jang Multan Resident Editor Zafar Aaheer and demanded immediate arrest of the assailants. Protest against suspension of Geo TV Network transmission continued on Monday as people from different walks of life vehemently …

APNS condemns attack on Jang editor in Multan

KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) strongly condemned the continued acts of vandalism, harassment and intimidation unleashed against a particular and targeted media house, stated a press release issued on Sunday. The APNS noted with concern that in the wee hours of Sunday morning, some hooligans attacked, abused and brutally tortured Zafar Aheer, Editor …