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PPF Weekly Media Content Monitoring Report of January 2-8

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Code of conduct for electronic media, defacing the press club, justice for slain journalist Shan Dahar and arrests of journalists were the major issues covered by media during the week. As per Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitoring 25 out of 88 news items were related to Freedom of Expression category, 23 related to media development; […]


The noose and the internet

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IT was winter break at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro. The campus was largely empty, devoid of the usual students going to and from class. The women’s hostel, where female students who do not have family in town stay during the school year, was also largely empty. It was here that a young student named […]


Pakistan Press Foundation concerned over seizure of Sri Lankan channel’s camera

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, expressed concern over the confiscation of the drone camera of Hiru TV in Mirijjawila, Hambantota, on January 7. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government of Sri Lanka to properly […]


Concerns mount as disappeared activists yet to be found

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Days after rights activist Wahid Baloch was recovered after being missing for four months, the Karachi Press Club witnessed a demonstration for the second consecutive day on Tuesday to demand recovery of four progressive activists who went missing earlier this week from Lahore and Islamabad. Concerns with respect to the disturbing trend of the disappearances […]


Youths’ role sought in curbing cybercrime

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LAHORE Cybercrime is rising due to the increasing use of social media. Youths of Pakistan can play an important role in curbing cyber harassment. These views were expressed by Secretary Women Development Department, Punjab Bushra Aman while addressing a seminar on ‘Cyber Safety’ arranged by Women Development Department in connection with ‘herTalk’ campaign at Alhamra, […]


Marine fisheries resources over-exploited: FRAP report

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A meeting for the Fisheries Resource Appraisal in Pakistan Project (FRAP) was held at the FAO premises in Islamabad on 9 January and chaired by Hasil Khan Bizenjo, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping. A copy of the FRAP final report on the status of marine fishery resources was presented to the Federal Minister. This […]