The perils of reporting on Pakistan’s new Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015

Azam Khan, a reporter with Express Tribune told MMfD about the subtle pressure tactics used by the officials of Ministry of Information and Technology to get desired reporting on Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015.

On May 26 2015, Journalism Pakistan quoted him saying “The minister directly and indirectly passed obnoxious remarks against journalists many times regarding coverage on the bill” – We did an exclusive interview with Azam Khan to get a sense of challenges faced by journalists reporting on PECB 2015.

Watch interview below:

Asad Baig

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