A TV anchor, Kamran Shahid, showed photos of Sharif’s dead body on his live show, saying he was tortured before being shot dead in Kenya last month. A debate has also started in Pakistan as to why someone who identifies himself as a journalist will release the photos of a dead body without taking the aggrieved family into confidence. There is muted condemnation of Shahid as well but no conversation around journalistic ethics.
Imtiaz Gul discusses the new low in Pakistani journalism and the Pakistani state.
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