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

    In another, certain newspapers were shown to use the term ‘lady reporter’ in their bylines...

    ”Jehan Zeb from Radio Pakistan Hyderabad agreed with Mr Mehmood, and added that journalists would not use derogatory language towards women if they think of their own daughters...

  • 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...

  • Funeral for slain Mexican reporter amid demands for justice

    FRIENDS and family paid their final respects on Tuesday to slain journalist Javier Valdez, who apparently paid with his life for his award-winning reporting on the country’s violent drug gangs...

    Media and rights groups protested earlier on Tuesday to demand the Mexican government catch the killers of the fifth and most high-profile journalist murdered this year in the country’s drug-trafficking ganglands
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The News reporter apologises for story suggesting JIT had found PM 'not guilty'

    A reporter for English daily The News has issued an apology for authoring a story that suggested that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) investigating money laundering allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had not found the premier guilty of any wrongdoing in its report...

    "Clearly the most critical and newsworthy part of my story that 'Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is not held responsible for any wrongdoing' proved completely...

  • Bangladesh reporter shot at funeral of opposition leader

    NEW DELHI: Bangladesh's Mohona TV station says one of its reporters was shot and wounded while covering the funeral of one of two opposition leaders executed earlier Sunday...

    Rajib Sen was covering the funeral of Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury in Chittagong district
  • Iran sentences Washington Post reporter to prison

    DUBAI: An Iranian court has sentenced Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to a prison term, the state news agency said on Sunday, quoting the judiciary spokesman, a case that is a sensitive issue in contentious US-Iranian relations...

    It said the vagueness of Ejei's remarks showed Rezaian's case was not just about espionage and that the reporter was a bargaining chip in a “larger game”...

  • 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...

    The journalist left his home in North Nazimabad and was driving his car on a link road when he was intercepted and kidnapped by some men travelling in a vehicle, said Karachi-West DIG Feroze Shah
  • Hindu reporter says he’s being forced to retract allegations of discrimination

    KARACHI: A Hindu reporter for a state-run news agency says he is being pressured into retracting his allegations about facing discrimination by colleagues on the basis of religion...

    Sahib Khan, a Grade-III reporter for the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), had earlier alleged his boss had asked him to “use separate utensils to eat and drink in at work” after his colleagues found out he was a Hindu...

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