Posts Tagged ‘ CPJ ’

Threats to Journalists: When Will the Court Take Notice?

Dec 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Geo TV, Threats to Journalists

For the second year in a row, Pakistan has been awarded the dubious title of ‘deadliest nation for journalists’ according to the international organization Committee to Protect Journalists. The most shocking event, obviously, was the brutal murder of Saleem Shahzad, a case that has followed the usual path to a dusty shelf where it will […]



Wali Khan Baber Killed

Jan 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Geo TV

Wali Khan Baber has been killed according to news reports. The Geo TV reporter was covering operation against drug-traffickers in Pehalwan Goth. Baber’s death comes only a few weeks after International NGO Committee to Protect Journalists terms Pakistan ‘deadliest nation‘.



24/7 News Cycle Bad For Journalism, Deadly For Journalists

Dec 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By now it’s fairly well accepted that the 24/7 news cycle and the competition that comes with it is problematic for the state of journalism. The most embarrassing result, of course, being the fake WikiLeaks story that wound up on the front page of several reputable newspapers (and continued to be published in some less […]



Pakistani Journalist Kamran Shafi Threatened, Shot At

Dec 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In more evidence of the growing threat to free media in Pakistan, veteran journalist Kamran Shafi’s house was strafed with gunfire over the weekend. The shooting comes after repeated threats to Mr. Shafi’s life by telephone and warnings to him not to continue writing about security in Pakistan. Police report that they have made no […]



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