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پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اور آزادی صحافت آزادی صحافت کے عالمی دن کو یادگار منانے کے لیے پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی رپورٹ

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پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اورآزادی صحافت 2019-2020کی عالمی آزادی صحافت پر رپورٹ جاری کردی ہے پاکستان میں میڈیا COVID-19سے رونما نئے اور سخت امتحان میں اپنی ذمہ داری نبھارہاہے۔ملک میں اس وبا کے پھوٹنے سےلے کر اب تک دو صحافی جاں بحق ہوئے اور کم از کم 38کا […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) releases World Press Freedom Report on Media Safety and Press Freedom in Pakistan 2019-2020.

Pakistan Press Foundation

This year, the media in Pakistan, is operating under a new and challenging environment created by the spread of COVID-19. Since the spread of the pandemic in the country, two journalists have died and at least 38 media workers have tested positive. Pakistan Press Foundation’s (PPF) “Report on Media Safety and Press Freedom in 2019-2020” released […]

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Governor visits residence of senior journalist Ansar Naqvi

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KARACHI – Sindh Governor Imran Is­mail visited the residence of Ansar Naqvi, a senior journalist and Director News of a private TV chan­nel at Askari-IV, who was among the victims lost lives in PIA’s plane crash at Karachi on Friday. The Sindh Governor ex­pressed his condolences to Shehryar and Shazin, sons of the deceased journalist. […]

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Journalists, Business Communities’ Leaders Express Grief Over Sad Demise Of Senior Journalist

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HYDERABAD: The journalists and business communities’ leaders Saturday expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of senior journalist and Hyderabad Press Club (HPC) member Sayed Ansar Naqvi who had lost his life in plane crash incident in Karachi the other day. Senior journalist Ali Hassan, HPC president Lala Rehman Samo, secretary general Mohammad Hussain […]

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Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBA

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KARACHI: In a strong statement issued on Saturday, the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for what it called attempting to destroy the radio broadcasting industry in the country with its `highhanded tactics’. “Pemra in a move to fill its coffers with irrational levies has started collecting from […]

Broadcasting, Radio


Violence through Social Media

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Social media platforms have connected the world in digital space and allowed everyday people, even in far-flung rural villages, to see what is happening around them. It has also allowed its users to manipulate the information and circulate information and opinion broadly based on their individual will. Though it has given the opportunity to the […]

Digital Media


Eid gift distributed to women journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: To recognise women journalists for their hard work and contribution in Pakistani journalism and honor them for continuing their professional duties despite COVOD-19 pandemic, the Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) held an event to distribute Eid gift to the women media persons of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Around 100 women journalists from print and […]

Covid-19


APP Reporter Seriously Injured In Pre-dawn Attack

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PESHAWAR: Senior Sports Reporter of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Peshawar Bureau, Ijaz Ahmed Khan sustained serious head injury in a pre-dawn attack near Northern Bypass in the limits of Khazana Police Station here on Wednesday. He was rushed to a hospital by his relatives, where he got stitches on his head. He was […]

Freedom of Expression


Journalist murder case: Two major suspects arrested

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KARACHI: Two major arrests have been made in connection with the murder of journalist Aziz Memon, while police are searching one more key suspect who is still at large, revealed a source close to the investigation of the case. The body of Aziz Memon (associated with Sindh TV Chanel KTN and daily Kawish) was found […]

Freedom of Expression


Pemra asked to file reply by June 17

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday sought a reply from Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) by June 17 and suspended the operation of its notification about suspension of Neo TV channel’s license. Last week, the Supreme Court had restrained the Pemra from taking any coercive measure against the channel for a period of […]

Broadcasting


Pakistan- Why local journalists are silent over Waziristan video scandal?

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PESHAWAR: The issue of murder of two girls in North Waziristan in the name of honour after a video leak is getting coverage in the national and international media, but the local journalists and social activists are surprisingly silent over the issue. The journalists and social workers of North Waziristan remain very active in highlighting […]

Media and Society


Facebook assisting NGOs in their welfare activities

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KARACHI: Facebook widely helping the Non Government Organisation (NGOs) to spread their services among the needy and underprivileged people. According to a study, 43 percent of Pakistan’s citizens remain food insecure and 18 percent face an acute food shortage. This implies that, on any given day, almost 39 million Pakistanis are unaware of where their […]

Digital Media


Aaj News special transmission ‘Pur Azm Pakistan’ concludes

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KARACHI: Aaj News special transmission ‘Pur Azm Pakistan’ concluded here Wednesday after creating imprints in the hearts and minds of its viewers to remember it for long time. The special transmission contributed immensely to create awareness against coronavirus in which renowned personalities including government functionaries and health experts participated. The transmission – co-hosted by Actress […]

Broadcasting


RIUJ to hold sit-in on Eid day

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ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) has announced it would hold a sit-in in front of the Prime Minister’s House on Eid day in protest against non-payment of salaries in various media houses and abolition of 25 per cent quota for regional newspapers. A 20-member Joint Action Committee headed by RIUJ President Amir Sajjad […]

Media and Governance


Virus has killed three journalists, infected 156, says PFUJ

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ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of three media persons in the country and infected 156 others, according to a report released by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Wednesday. The report highlights that camera journalists and photojournalists have been the biggest sufferers since the outbreak of Covid-19. The report, compiled […]

Covid-19


Govt committed to resolving media industry’s problems, Faraz assures CPNE

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government firmly believed in the fundamental right of freedom of expression and was committed to resolving the issues faced by the journalists and media workers. Speaking during a meeting with office-bearers of the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors […]

Media and Governance