On the plea of STN, Supreme Court of Pakistan issued orders for ATV to go off air from 15th of August.
The question is: where will media workers go and what will they do?
In a meeting with media workers, President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari issued orders to federal minister for information and broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan to resolve the issue of jobs of media workers.
The democratic government should act on president of Pakistan’s orders and provide safe employment to the media workers of ATV.
Only ten days are left. Is there any one from the government who can tell us what the crime of these media workers is except their working hard for ATV?
It is a hard fact that the number of professionally trained personnel in the industry can be counted on fingers. So whenever a new project comes up, the same people are approached at hefty packages.
There are many examples like Geo, Express and Dunya TV, when people are hired at very high salaries. But then they lost jobs or had salaries reduced by a big percentage•