Self-Censorship In The Pakistani Print Media

  title={Self-Censorship In The Pakistani Print Media},
  author={Ramanujan Nadadur},
  journal={South Asian Survey},
  pages={45 - 63}
Though there is no formally enforced press censorship in Pakistan, journalists have been indirectly forced to curtail their reporting due to various external reasons. This article examines the print media's potential role in Pakistan and identifies the direct external causes of self-censorship such as unofficial government controls, the oligopolistic newspaper ownership structure, the legal system and the lack of security for journalists. In addition, the paper looks at specific structural… 

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