BY Adnan Rehmat| IN OPINION |28/06/2011
An independent Pakistan Journalist Safety Fund has been established to offer a broad range of technical, material and/or financial support to journalists in distress anywhere in Pakistan.
BY Adnan Rehmat| IN OPINION |18/06/2011
As the rest of Balochistan waits to plug into the vibrant media scene, Quetta has become the provincial hub of media activity.
BY Adnan Rehmat| IN OPINION |11/06/2011
In FATA, the theatre of conflict between Pakistani and international forces and militants of Taliban and Al Qaeda, conflict sound bites drown out news and information about development and public works.
BY Adnan Rehmat| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |02/06/2011
The evolution of Pakistan’s independent broadcast media coincided with the rise of terrorism in the country…While over 70 have been killed, a staggering 2,000-plus have been injured, arrested or kidnapped
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The new term for self censorship is voluntary censorship, as proposed by companies like Netflix and Hotstar. ET reports that streaming video service Amazon Prime is opposing a move by its peers to adopt a voluntary censorship code in anticipation of the Indian government coming up with its own rules. Amazon is resisting because it fears that it may alienate paying subscribers.                   

Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. On being told that her vote was secret, the caller assumed she wasn't going to vote for 'Modiji'. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP.                 

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