Pakistani journalists protest against lay-offs at newspapers, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s military and security agencies are exerting more pressure than ever on local media. Photo: AP

Pakistan journalists say military and intelligence agencies are upping censorship efforts

  • Reporters say media outlets are being pressured to quash critical coverage
  • The newly elected government is meanwhile slashing its advertising budget, squeezing a key source of revenue for private newspapers and television
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Pakistani journalists protest against lay-offs at newspapers, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s military and security agencies are exerting more pressure than ever on local media. Photo: AP
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