This YouTube grab shows Lebanese TV anchor Dima Sadek
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Talk show host Dima Sadeq and LBCI Friday cut short a daily political program in a sign of protest against repeated attacks on the media, days after the Higher Shiite Council threatened the local channel with legal action over last week's controversial episode.Sadeq responded to Zahran's comments by agreeing with her.The Higher Shiite Council condemned remarks by Sadeq and Zahran and threatened the local media to file a lawsuit if the channel failed to make amends. Sadeq wrote on her Facebook page that LBCI had come under "political pressure" as a result of the mishap.In a sign of a protest against the Shiite council's decision and the series of recent attacks on the media, Sadeq and LBCI cut short Friday's one-hour episode to seven minutes.
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