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Standoff Between Top Pakistani News Channel, Intelligence Agency Sparks Debatei
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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.


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