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As long as sub-editors cum government servants continue to rule Kashmir journalism, we will continue to lose promising journalists to the government. This long era of government journalism in the Valley has to end, says NASEER A GANAI Try to interact with journalists working with local newspapers in Srinagar, and you will come to know how harsh, conditions are in the newsrooms of Kashmir. It is so bad that every young, capable and honest journalist wants to run away from these newsrooms. It is not that they don’t have any passion for journalism, or they don’t love the job, or

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Mushtaq Ali, a photographer who was killed in a ‘parcel bomb' is buried at martyrs graveyard Eidgah. Lassa Kaul Director, Doordarshan Date: February 13, 1990, Location: Srinagar Kaul was allegedly killed by militants on his way home. The then Governor Jagmohan explained the murder on the grounds that Kaul had incurred the wrath of the “terrorists” by broadcasting programs, which the militants thought were “un-Islamic”. Mohammed Shaban Vakil Editor, Al-Safa Date: April 23, 1991. Location: Srinagar In April 1991 some unidentified gunmen barged into the office of the Al-Safa newspaper and shot dead its editor Mohammed Shaban Vakil. The killing