"Fighting Pakistan's payola for journalists" (Interview)


It Pakistan, bribery and backhanders on offer to journalists can beggar belief. Cash-for-cooperation.Cut-rate accommodations. And freebies to the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. Recently, a journalist named Matiullah Jan took it on, creating a TV program exposing his peers on the government payroll. Little did he know what he was in for next.

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