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Pakistan: Re-investigation into journalist Shan Dahar’s murder case demanded

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and the slain journalist’s victim family on Tuesday demanded of Sindh government to fulfill its promise of arresting the killers of assassinated journalist Shan Dahar, the Bureau Chief of Abb Takk Television Larkana, conduct effective re-investigation into his murder case and provide compensation and jobs to the victim’s children, which had […]


Rush for ‘Breaking News’ putting journalists at risk: Press Clubs’ reps

Pakistan Press Foundation

Press clubs’ representatives from across Pakistan agreed that the rush for breaking news combined with the unprofessional attitude of editors, newsroom personnel and media houses leave journalists working in the field vulnerable and at risk. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists,’ organized by the Pakistan Press Foundation […]

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Unequipped on the frontlines

Pakistan Press Foundation

Photojournalists seek better safety equipment, gear Dateline: Karachi, December 9 Photojournalists from across Pakistan emphasized the need for media houses to provide safety equipment and better gear to enable them to better cover major incidents like explosions, attacks and protests without exposing themselves to mortal danger. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue […]

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Concern on growing commercialism of media

Pakistan Press Foundation

Working journalists have expressed concerns over growing commercialism of media and urged giving more focus on news related to public interest. Speaking at a three-day training workshop here arranged by Pakistan Press Foundation on Journalism Skills in collaboration with International Media Support and the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad, they said though the security threats […]

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Tradition of attacking journalists and the seeking apology must be ended, workshop demands

Pakistan Press Foundation

HYDERABAD, August 24: While condemning the recent attacks on media houses in Karachi, Hyderabad’s journalists said that journalists’ organizations, media houses, and government should jointly make an integrated strategy to protect media persons. “The tradition of attacking and harming journalists, and then seeking apology must be brought to an end now, while accused involved in […]

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Larkana police to provide security to journalists covering risky assignments

Pakistan Press Foundation

Some journalists who reported about recent bomb blast incidents in Larkana have received threats, and the Larkana Press Club has decided to convene a meeting on this issue. Police would be requested to provide journalists reporting conflict issues in Larkana division bulletproof vests for their safety. Larkana Press Club has announced a toll-free number for […]

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UNESCO and Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) join efforts to promote safety of journalists in Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

UNESCO Pakistan through its International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is contributing to the Safety of Journalists in the country. This year Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is the implementing partner. The project “Promoting Safety of Journalists through Security Training” is the result of joint efforts between UNESCO and Pakistan Press Foundation. The safety […]

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‘Women’s issues, corruption not given due coverage’

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: Media outlets in Pakistan continue to afford less coverage to news related to corruption and women empowerment, an aspect that calls for immediate reconsideration as these areas remain key for socio-economic and democratic progress in the country. This was one of the main points discussed at a media training workshop on journalistic skills and […]

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Pakistani newspapers’ coverage of media focuses on flexing of muscles by electronic media regulators

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan’s print media highlighted important issues including the revival of Censorship Committee on Defence Planning (CCDP) after 18 years; the recent flexing of muscles by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to regulate private TV channels and the opening of Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. PPF monitored […]

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