TITLE

Musharraf's Monster: In Pakistan, independent TV is young, powerful, and biting the hand that fed it

AUTHOR(S)
Mufti, Shahan
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Columbia Journalism Review;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the growth of independent private television news networks in Pakistan, especially GEO-TV, and their clashes with the government of General Pervez Musharraf. Television coverage of rallies for the country's Supreme Court chief justice, and of a military clash with Islamic radicals at the Red Mosque, are discussed. Hamid Mir, GEO's Islamabad bureau chief, is featured prominently.
ACCESSION #
27470852

 

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