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Collective failure – the Faizabad judgement

On Wednesday 6th February the Supreme Court delivered a judgment that was a scathing critique of just about every office of state in the way they engaged with the Faizabad sit-in during 2017. Observers and commentators at the time were…

Changing channels

Gilgit, October 1993 and the Hunza Inn. Cold wet and with a bicycle in need of maintenance having been ridden up the Karakoram Highway – all the way from Karachi. Assorted travelers cuddling their cups of scalding sweet tea and an ancient…

Not in front of the children

There is a fine line between appropriate regulatory activity on the part of a government body and outright censorship, and this comes sharply into focus when it comes to the moral policing of society, something that governments have tried…

PEMRA chief meets DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig has called on Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR.

Ahmed – The ‘Basta’ Kid

Much has been said and made of our media. When these poor sods run out of ideas, they go to great lengths to regain their TRP. Recently, they invited Ahmed, otherwise known on social media as the ‘basta kid’ to one of their morning shows…