Ghazi Salahuddin is a senior journalist who writes a weekly column for ‘The News.’ Before becoming the launch editor of ‘The News’ in Karachi in February 1991, he served at ‘Dawn’ in various significant positions, including News Editor. During the martial law of General Ziaul Haq, his column ‘Karachi Diary’ was a leading voice of dissent. He has also been associated with electronic media and was on the panel of PTV’s ‘Kasauti’ quiz show. In recent years, he hosted a program on books on Geo TV. Mr. Salahuddin is also a social activist and human rights defender. He is a recipient of the President’s Pride of Performance Award in journalism and was presented with the Bibliophile of the Year Award 2011 by the National Book Foundation.