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Pakistan’s Trusted Voice Muzzled by Musharraf

Nieman Notes January 8, 2008

In early November, President Pervez Musharraf's government pulled the plug on Pakistan's most popular television news channel, independent Geo-TV. Bill Schiller, Class of 2006, talks to Pakistani Geo television reporter Absar Alam, Class of 2005, about what the TV channel did to incur the wrath of the Musharraf government. Read more