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Is social media safe for women journalists?

How to tackle harassment at the workplace

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October 31, 2019


Journalism in Pakistan: A slippery slope

Current laws are a threat to journalists, say speakers

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September 13, 2019


Facebook hiring journalists to curate its new News Tab

A human team will select relevant, reliable news stories

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August 21, 2019


‘We see blood every month, let us cover crime stories’

Zab Media Festival panelists discuss women in the newsroom

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April 6, 2019


Is it fair to blame the media for Pakistan’s image as a ‘terrorist’ state?

Journalist Quatrina Hosain weighs in on the topic

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February 27, 2019


Swat’s first-ever social media club doesn’t need old journalists to like it

They make money and tell stories that matter online

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December 29, 2018


Mexican journalist murdered while leaving his home

Mexico is the most dangerous country in the Western Hemisphere for media workers

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September 22, 2018


Crippling costs of war reporting and investigative journalism

A total of 50 journalists have been killed so far this year, according to RSF.

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August 28, 2018


Van driven into front of Dutch daily De Telegraaf’s head office

The head office of the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf was hit by a delivery van in the small hours of Tuesday in what police said was a deliberate act, but no one was injured. The building was almost empty at the time. Editor-in-chief Paul Jansen said the motive was unclear. “Unfortunately, journalism has been a…

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June 26, 2018


Asad Kharal says masked men attacked him, Chief Justice takes notice

Journalist Asad Kharal tweeted on Tuesday that men wearing masks attacked him. He said he was in the hospital. I have been attacked by some person wearing masks, I am in hospital. — Asad Kharal (@AsadKharal) June 5, 2018 Kharal was on his way home from the airport when his vehicle was intercepted. The masked…

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June 6, 2018


I didn’t want to share Skripal’s fate, says Russian journalist who faked death

Dissident Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko said on Thursday he collaborated in a plot to fake his own death because he feared being targeted for assassination like former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday night that Babchenko, a Kremlin critic, had been gunned down in his apartment building in Kiev. Pictures of his…

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June 1, 2018


Free and fair media as important as free and fair election: PM

A free and fair media is as important in the national interest as a free and fair election, said PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. He was addressing the APNS Awards 2018 ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday. “Censorship does not work in the modern world,” he said. “This is basic. You all know that even when censorship…

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May 30, 2018


Are Pakistani journalists ignoring certain people in their stories on purpose?

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: How many times have you read a story and felt that it weighed unfairly in favor of certain people and was biased against some others? When reading a story on rape or crimes committed in the name of ‘honor’ against women, do you feel perturbed that the only voices you hear…

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September 28, 2017


US sets September 1 date for start of North Korea travel ban

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday officially set a September 1 start date for a ban prohibiting its citizens from traveling to North Korea. “The Department of State has determined that the serious risk to United States nationals of arrest and long-term detention represents imminent danger to the physical safety of United States nationals traveling…

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August 2, 2017


ICIJ adds 25 more members – most were part of Panama Papers investigation

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has added 25 more members to its global network of investigative reporters. Hailing from 20 different countries across four continents, the group includes journalists in five countries where ICIJ hasn’t had members before: Algeria, Niger, Lithuania, Iceland and Honduras. “All 25 new members have worked with ICIJ on previous…

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June 29, 2017


Award-winning journalist Kathy Gannon advice for Pakistani women: ‘Organise’

“My one piece of advice [for Pakistani women] is to organise yourself. You have much more strength in numbers than you do as individuals.” Award-winning journalist Kathy Gannon, who is a senior correspondent for the Associated Press for Pakistan and Afghanistan, said this during a short film produced by an intern of the United Nations…

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June 21, 2017


Tahirul Qadri condemns attack on Samaa team

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri expressed deep grief over the killing of Samaa News team member and demanded the government for the protection of journalists. Reacting to the Sunday evening gun attack on Samaa’s DSNG, Dr. Qadri demanded the government to take up immediate measures for security of the journalists. The PAT…

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February 13, 2017


Repeatedly slapped, woman continues reporting

Journalism is risky profession. A lady reporting from a protest demonstration became a report herself. The woman working for a Russian new television was repeatedly attacked by a masked man but the unfazed reporter did not react. More in this short clip.

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May 21, 2016


Panama Leaks: A story that causes ripples around world

  By Naumann Ansaari When the Hollywood movie, ‘Spotlight’ won the best picture award at the 88th Oscar gala; I was the only one who predicted its winning almost a month before while my colleagues predicted Revenant for the best Oscar picture. I was the only one who was completely content in the selection of…

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April 6, 2016


A Divorced Earthquake

  “Apni Shaadi toh chala nahin saka, mulk kaise chalaye ga?” “Quaid-e-Azam ki bhi divorce hui thi, jub insan mulk ki khidmat karne nikalta hai toh yeh sub hota he hai” “It’s disgusting how people love to talk about the personal lives of great leaders. Divorce is a traumatic experience. Leave them alone!” These were…

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November 5, 2015


BBC chief quits over “shoddy journalism” failures

LONDON: BBC Director General George Entwistle resigned on Saturday, just two months into the job, after the state-funded broadcaster put out a programme denounced by the corporation's chairman as shoddy journalism.The BBC, reeling from revelations that one of its former stars was a paedophile, brought further problems on its head when a flagship news programme…

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November 11, 2012

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