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SC wraps up suo motu on non-payment of salaries to media employees

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday disposed of the suo motu taken over non-payment of salaries to employees of Geo and Jang group after assurances that the employees and the management had reached an understanding. Senior anchor Hamid Mir appeared in court and assured the bench that the employees will be paid on time after […]


Malign with malice, concoct grave charges, run away when judge calls you

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan lelvelled allegations against the Geo and Jang Group about taking money from Nawaz Sharif, having additional ads, following US and Indian agenda for money and charged the group’s Editor-in Chief for being ‘blackmailer’, ‘Firon’ and ‘media godfather’, and each charge was repeated many times, but ran away when […]


CM opens counselling centre for terror victims

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QUETTA : Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on Wednesday inaugurated Individualland, the province’s first counseling centre for journalists working in war zones as well as victims of terrorism. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the chief minister said the counseling centre would be beneficial for the journalist community in the province. “Media in Balochistan has […]


Press Freedom Day being observed today

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Islamabad : Today is World Press Freedom Day which will be observed by around the world. There are many countries where freedom of the press is curtailed for various reasons, especially political ones and while the general public thinks there is enough freedom already, the press/media finds itself under pressure from different sources to stick […]


Editors vow impartial election coverage

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Newspaper and magazine editors from all over Pakistan attending the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) meeting termed the standing committee’s annual progress report satisfactory. The CPNE standing committee meeting chaired by CPNE President Zia Shahid took place at a private hotel where a detailed discussion examining the council’s annual progress report was held. The […]


‘Media persons must be able to perform duties without fear’

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KARACHI: On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, I wish to assure the media workers of Pakistan that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will end impunity of crimes against journalists as a manifesto pledge. This was stated on Wednesday by PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a message on World Press Freedom Day, which is […]