Anchor Imtiaz Gul Resigns From PTV Citing ‘Sycophantic Conditions’
Journalist Imtiaz Gul announced that he has resigned from Pakistan Television (PTV) after he was taken off air from his talk show for unknown reasons. In a tweet announcing his resignation the journalist wrote, “ I have resigned from PTV after I was taken off my show for unexplained reasons. I staked my journalistic career for+contribution to national TV but unhealthy, unprofessional, psychophantic conditions left me with no option.”
He also complained of lack of professionalism at PTV. “Thanks but didnt realise even a career journalist would be treated the way they treated management-no regard 4 professional work but for compliance, sychopancy, coward officials who refuse 2 speak up even 4 the right things.”
Imitiaz Gul joined PTV in May 2020.
Earlier, journalist Owais Tohid had left PTV citing censorship woes. He had complained of “one-sided pro-government coverage” as reason for his resignation.