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  • ‘Call me a reporter, not a lady reporter’

    ISLAMABAD: Participants of a seminar at the launch of Uks’ ‘Gender Just Media Drive’ said on Wednesday that women are being portrayed as commodities in the mainstream media and on entertainment channels...

    It cited the example of Ayyan Ali, who has been popular with the media with regards to a money laundering case...

  • FIA arrests reporter in Quetta over social media comments

    QUETTA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a newspaper reporter on Sunday (June 25) for allegedly writing against “national security institutions” on social media, according to members of his family...

    “Our entire neighbourhood was besieged by the security agency before arresting him,” Niamat­ullah Achakzai, the detained reporter’s father, said...

  • Media row: Afridi defends ‘dismissive’ reply to reporter

    LAHORE: Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi defended himself Thursday after a row with a television journalist that prompted the media to briefly boycott coverage of an ongoing training camp, saying he “always respects others”...

    ”Team manager Intikhab Alam managed to pacify the media, who returned on Thursday to cover the final day of the camp...

  • Case against manhandled reporter amid media debate

    KARACHI: Amid a debate on media ethics and calls for training of security personnel, the police registered a “counter-case” against the reporter of a private news channel on the complaint of a National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) official for creating “hindrances in official work” a day after she lodged a complaint against a Frontier Constabulary guard for allegedly slapping her in the face during the recording of a television...

  • TV reporter kidnapped, thrashed by men in police uniform

    KARACHI: Geo TV’s Karachi bureau chief Fahim Siddiqui was kidnapped from North Nazimabad on Saturday and tortured by five men, four of them wearing police uniform, before being left in Manghopir area...

    He said some of the kidnappers were in police uniform while one was in civilian dress...

  • DawnNews reporter approaches police after getting threats

    PESHAWAR: A reporter working for DawnNews television channel has complained to police that he has been getting telephone calls threatening him with dire consequences for the last few days...

    Hassan Farhan Tariq, the channel’s crime reporter, said some people had been calling him from unknown numbers, telling him that some of “your reports are inimical to national interest”...

  • Indian police probe reporter after Aadhaar data leak story

    Indian police are investigating the reporter behind a story on alleged leaks from a government database containing the personal details of more than a billion people, sparking accusations of media censorship...

    Police said on Monday they were investigating a complaint of cheating, forgery and impersonation against the journalist, who reported last week that it was possible to buy information in the Aadhaar database for just Rs500... ...

  • US reporter held in Iran facing ‘espionage’ charges

    TEHRAN: A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of “espionage” and “acting against national security,” the semiofficial Fars news agency reported on Sunday...

    The report did not elaborate on the source of the information, but the agency is regarded as close to Iran’s hard-liners
  • Richard Pyle, accomplished AP reporter for 50 years, dies

    NEW YORK: Journalist Richard Pyle, whose long and accomplished Associated Press career spanned the globe and a half-century of crisis, war, catastrophe and indelible moments in news reporting, died at age 83...

    He died on Thursday at a hospital of respiratory failure due to lung fibrosis and obstructive lung disease, said his wife, actress-writer Brenda Smiley
  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    Japan's public broadcaster apologised Friday to the parents of a young reporter who died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month...

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

  • Committee to Protect Journalists decries reporter's arrest

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has decried the arrest of a reporter who apparently used social media to criticise authorities for alleged reluctance to arrest a lawmaker whose vehicle struck and killed a police officer...

    ”Pakistan has been cracking down on journalists, making it an offence to criticise the government, the military or the police...

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