Our struggle began with the 1857 National Struggle for Independence when the British liquidated almost the entire Muslim Press, shot dead the proprietor of Delhi Urdu Akhbar, issued warrants of arrest of its editor Muhammad Azad and sentenced Jamiluddin, editor of another paper to 3 years imprisonment. In the trial of Bahadur Shah,... more →
The areas comprising former East Pakistan have always been extremely backward in the field of journalism. Ilefore Partition, these areas remained ignored, because Calcutta, the seat of the Central Government, and later Provincial capital, was the main centre of cultural, social and journalistic activities.
The “Dacca News’ was... more →
When journalism crossed the borders of Pakistan, it had made considerable progress both intellectually and technically. Lahore has the distinction of having not only the oldest Paper in Punjab but that in the whole of Pakistan. This statement appears to be a little confusing, for Dr. Abdus Salam Khurshid, in his book “Journalism... more →
The pro-league Muslim Press of this phase was spear¬headed by the “Muslim Outlook” and “Inqilab” whose lead was accepted by Muslim papers all over the sub-continent. Their contribution was as follows:
They exposed the machinations of the Congress and brought to surface the mischief done through the Nehru Report. Despite... more →