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Pakistan TV Mogul Sentenced To 26 Years In Jail

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2015 | Media

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Pakistan's largest media group said on Wednesday it will appeal against a 26-year...

From Traitors to Blasphemers?

Marium Chaudhry | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media
Marium Chaudhry

Now the media is a deep, deep purple, reflecting shades of darkness, a silent oath broken as we watch Pakistan's media violently self-destruct.

One Pen and Six Bullets

Marium Chaudhry | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
Marium Chaudhry

At 5:13 p.m. on April 19 this year, I was sitting in my car when I got a text message from Mir. Two years after our first hello, I had become Mir's producer for special shows he hosted when he came to Karachi. My phone pinged and the message read: "I'm attacked."

How the Taliban Turned Against Pakistan's Right-Wing Journalists

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 02.03.2013 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Pakistan has announced a reward of 50 million rupees (approximately $520,000) for anyone with information about people involved in a failed plot to assassinate a renowned television journalist last week in Islamabad, the nation's capital.

Theocratic Journalism in Pakistan

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 09.22.2012 | World
Saleem H. Ali

Pakistanis are news addicts. With a mercurial political landscape and a continuing spate of security crises, the populace has come to find a bizarre sense of entertainment in the news cycle.

How a Top Pakistani Journalist Encouraged a Militant Commander to Kill a Former Official

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

It was long speculated that Pakistani journalist had ties with militant networks in the country and had an important role in promoting extremism and militancy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.