May 4, 2018 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
Pakistan Press Foundation

Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

CJP orders judicial probe into alleged manhandling of journalists by police on World Press Freedom Day

Pakistan Press Foundation

Chief Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged manhandling of journalists by Islamabad police a day earlier. On World Press Freedom Day, which is observed on May 3, a group of journalists had marched towards Islamabad’s D-Chowk to protest restrictions placed on the media. They were, however, stopped […]

Joint efforts vital to tackle threats against media, says Marriyum

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb in a message on the eve of World Press Freedom Day, on Thursday, has said that media faced multiple challenges and threats and tackling them required joint efforts by democratic forces, civil society and media organisations. She said some of those challenges were structural, institutional, personal […]

‘Electronic media should be managed by neutral body’

Pakistan Press Foundation

The electronic media in Pakistan should be managed by an independent body comprising, journalists, academics and intellectuals rather than police officers or bureaucrats to make the realm of the media more tolerant and democratic. These views were expressed by Dr Tauseef Ahmed of the Mass Communications Department, University of Karachi, at a seminar, “Electronic media […]

Mediamen express concerns on Press Freedom Day

Pakistan Press Foundation

MIRPUR (AJK) – The World Press Freedom Day was commemorated across Azad Jammu Kashmir on Thursday with the unanimous demand for the grant of complete freedom to the press around the globe. Special ceremonies were held in various parts of Azad Jammu Kashmir under the auspices of various journalists organisations and press clubs to observe […]

CJ notice of tax on mobile phone cards appreciated on social media

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: Mobile users appreciated the step of Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, who took notice of high levy being charged on mobile phone cards in the country. As news flash on websites, mobile users started commenting on social networking websites including facebook and Twitter and appreciated the notice of Chief Justice. Social media […]