The price of a misleading headline

By: Mazhar Abbas “Balach ko apni zameen bhi nahi mili” was the misleading headline ‘given’ to an article written by senior columnist Abdus Salam, alias Dr Chishti Mujahid, printed in the country’s leading Urdu weekly, Akhbar-e-Jehan, at the death of Baloch nationalist leader Mir Balach Marri. This headline eventually resulted in the murder of Dr …

Committee to study Balochistan journalists’ problems

Balochistan Journalists

QUETTA: A fact-finding commission constituted by the Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) on the problems being faced by the journalists in Balochistan will submit in two months its report about mediapersons’ deaths in incidents of target killing, harassment and payment of compensation. “The commission on the problems faced by journalists of Balochistan will be headed …