DawnNews TV management has taken off air popular and regular show
"REPORTER", hosted by Arshad Sharif, its Bureau Chief in Islamabad. Sources
working in Dawn Islamabad blamed that the Editor Mubashir Zaidi chickened
out after the official boycott of "Reporter" programme by an ethnic party in
So far, no one belonging to Reporter team has been sacked but the team is
currently in shock after this sudden closure without any justification.
Arshad Sharif is one of the few Pakistani journalists who highlighted
corruption stories very boldly. Few months ago, it was also reported that
due to editorial policy differences with Editor Mubashir Zaidi, he was
considering to resign.
Sources further revealed that now from tomorrow (Monday), Sophia Jamal is
likely to host her show "KAB TAK" on 8PM slot.