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Journalists across the country protest attack on Hamid Mir           Deutsche Welle correspondent Abdul Ghani Kakar survives attack in Quetta, car damaged: reports            A media bitterly divided           Four French journalists abducted in Syria freed           Express Tribune takes on Jang Group for maligning ISI           US condemns attack on Hamid Mir           CPJ alarmed by continuing violence against Pakistani journalists           Hamid Mir injured in Karachi gun attack           Spate of resignations at NewsOne after Rana Mubashir quits           PFUJ prepares to host Women Journalists Convention in Lahore          

A media bitterly divided

ISLAMABAD: Amid condemnations and calls for unity following Saturday's attack on television anchor Hamid Mir, the Pakistani media stood bitterly divided.

 

Initially most of the TV channels remained focused on the attack but some acted as if nothing had happened, telling viewers every small detail about former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s departure to Karachi.

 

The matters bec

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A media bitterly divided

Four French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

PARIS: Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.


Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres — all said to be in good health — were freed over the weekend in unclear circumstances in what has become the world's most dangerous,

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Four French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

Express Tribune takes on Jang Group for maligning ISI

ISLAMABAD: English daily The Express Tribune was harshly critical of Jang Group Sunday for implicating the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in a gun attack on Geo Television anchor Hamid Mir.

 

In a front page story headlined 'Geo's attempt to malign ISI slated', the paper said the allegations that ISI was responsible for the attack did not even take into account the fact that investigations had not even b

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Express Tribune takes on Jang Group for maligning ISI

US condemns attack on Hamid Mir

The United States Saturday condemned the vicious attack on television journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi, the latest in a series of worrisome attacks on journalists in Pakistan.

 

"Freedom of the press, including ensuring that journalists can safely carry out their vital mission, is of paramount importance to freedom of expression and to the healthy functioning of any democracy," the US Department of State said in a press statem

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CPJ alarmed by continuing violence against Pakistani journal

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists says it is alarmed by the continuing violence directed at journalists in Pakistan. "The attack on Hamid Mir is an i


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Hamid Mir injured in Karachi gun attack

KARACHI: Prominent television anchor Hamid Mir was injured in a gun attack in Karachi Saturday as he headed to his office from the airport.

 


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Spate of resignations at NewsOne after Rana Mubashir quits

ISLAMABAD: Rana Mubashir's decision to quit as Director News and senior anchor of NewsOne Television this week has prompted a spate of resignations at the channel.


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PFUJ prepares to host Women Journalists Convention in Lahore

ISLAMABAD: To mark the World Press Freedom Day, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) is preparing to organize a Women Journalists Convention in Lahore.


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Police make arrests in attack on Express News anchor

LAHORE: A top police official said Friday that six people, among them the mastermind of the attack on prominent television anchor Raza Rumi have been arrested.

 


PEMRA Chairman sacked

ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Rasheed, Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) was sacked Thursday by President Mamnoon Hussain, media reports said.


Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy

PHUKET, Thailand: Thai authorities on Thursday charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar,


Award to honor AP photojournalist

The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the inception of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award to honor the courage and dedication of AP photographer kill


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