Pakistani university helps traumatized journalists

Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front line of the country’s battle with terrorists. Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front …

Pakistani university helps traumatized journalists

Pakistani university helps traumatized journalistsMental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front line of the country’s battle with terrorists. Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front […]

Journalist decides not to write

By: Harris Bin Munawar After hours of deliberating over a move that could cost him his reputation, job or life, a journalist in Pakistan decided not to write an article because of concerns that he might offend someone. “It wasn’t an easy decision,” a source privy to the development told this scribe. “But after several …

Malala book still not get allow to launch in KP

Malala book

PESHAWAR: The Taliban militants’ fear continues to hinder the launch of girls education campaigner Malala book in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government had stopped the launch of ‘I am Malala’ the Malala book in Peshawar two and half months ago in the wake of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s threat of attacks against bookshops selling the book. …

The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants

As the Pakistan government attempts to strike a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban (Tehrik-i-Taliban, or TTP), significant developments threaten to unravel the social fabric of the state. By adopting a linear approach in pursuing negotiations, the government seems to be ignoring critical shifts, especially within the media, that if left unattended could spiral into …

Terrorist attack on Peshawar cinema

Terrorists struck again on Sunday, lobbing two grenades into a Peshawar cinema house as people watched a Pushto movie. Four persons were killed and at least 31 others injured for enjoying a normal, legitimate entertainment. Published pictures of the incident presented a scene of utter devastation with blood splattered all over the floor and shoes …

“No story or report is worth your life”

Adnan Rehmat, who has been working for better safety of journalists for two decades, talks about reporting ethics, attack on media and safety Adnan Rehmat is director of media development at Civic Action Resources. With a background in journalism, he is a media development specialist focusing on advocacy, research and training. For the past decade …