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Anis Shiekh to host 'Road to World Cup' on Capital TV

ISLAMABAD : Anis Shiekh, senior broadcast journalist and anchorperson, has signed a two-month contract with Capital TV to host the program “Road to World Cup”.

 

The program will go on air from February 1.

 

He told JournalismPakistan.com that he would also do live commentary on cricket matches during hourly bulletins on the channel besides hosting the program.

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Taliban threaten ARY journalist

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have strongly condemned threats made to a Peshawar-based journalist and media rights activist by the Taliban.

 

The IFJ and PFUJ have called on the Pakistan Government to take immediate steps to ensure the safety of this journalist and the entire media profession in Pakistan, the IFJ said in a post on its website.

 

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Owais Tohid to head PTV World

ISLAMABAD : Owais Tohid, senior print and broadcast journalist, has joined the state-run Pakistan Television World (English) as head of the channel and plans to bring it at par with international media outlets.

 

He told JournalismPakistan.com Friday, he ideally wanted to be part of the PTV World to make it a credible platform for Pakistanis, diaspora, expatriates and turn the channel into a bridge for the rest of the world.<

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BOL heavyweight hiring continues as Nusrat Javeed joins team

ISLAMABAD: Nusrat Javeed, famous columnist and anchorperson, has joined BOL News as executive vice president and senior anchorperson.

 

Besides hosting a program on BOL News, he would also write articles for newspapers of the group.

 

“Yes I also have joined BOL TV; will also be writing columns for their newspaper,” he tweeted Thursday. Nusrat Javeed and Mushtaq Minhas co-hosted

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Three progressive periodicals - Savera (edited by Zaheer Kashmiri), Naqoosh (edited by Ahmed Nadim Qasmi) and Adab-i-Latif (edited by Mirza Adeeb) - were proscribed by the Muslim League government of Punjab for six months in 1948. This was the first attack on the freedom of press in the country (The Press in Chains - Zamir Jafri).