Asia

    Standoff Between Top Pakistani News Channel, Intelligence Agency Sparks Debatei
    X
    June 03, 2014 7:40 PM
    Pakistan’s biggest news channel, Geo News, says its broadcasts are being blocked by cable operators in close to 90 percent of the country, despite having apologized to Pakistan's intelligence agency after accusing it of plotting an attack on a prominent GEO journalist. VOA’s Kokab Farshori reports on what the tussle between a media outlet and the powerful intelligence agency could mean for press freedom in Pakistan.

    Standoff Between Top Pakistani News Channel, Intelligence Agency Sparks Debate

    Published June 03, 2014

    Pakistan’s biggest news channel, Geo News, says its broadcasts are being blocked by cable operators in close to 90 percent of the country, despite having apologized to Pakistan's intelligence agency after accusing it of plotting an attack on a prominent GEO journalist. VOA’s Kokab Farshori reports on what the tussle between a media outlet and the powerful intelligence agency could mean for press freedom in Pakistan.


    You May Like

    Hope Remains for Rio Olympic Games, Despite Woes

    Facing a host of problems, Rio prepares for holding the games but experts say some risks, like Zika, may not be as grave as initially thought

    IS Use of Social Media to Recruit, Radicalize Still a Top Threat to US

    Despite military gains against IS in Iraq and Syria, their internet propaganda still commands an audience; US officials see 'the most complex challenge that the federal government and industry face'

    ‘Time Is Now’ to Save Africa’s Animals From Poachers, Activist Says

    During Zimbabwe visit, African Wildlife Foundation President Kaddu Sebunya says poaching hurts Africa as slave trade once did

    This forum has been closed.
    Comments
         
    There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one