In this podcast, Francesca Recchia sits down with Abbas Nasir to examine the rapidly deteriorating press freedoms in Pakistan. They discuss the Pakistan military’s intervention into the news media industry, news outlets that provide regular platform to state propaganda and the hope for the future.

Abbas Nasir

Abbas Nasir is a former editor of Pakistan's English language newspaper Dawn and the former executive editor at BBC Asia Pacific Region, BBC World Service. He tweets at @abbasnasir59.

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