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Facebook collaborates with ECP to prevent abuse

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KARACHI: Ahead of Pakistan’s elections, Facebook has ramped up its efforts to ensure they doing everything they can to prevent abuse, working in collaboration with the Election Commission of Pakistan to better understand and address the specific challenges faced here. Facebook is increasing the number of people working on safety and security issues around the […]

Facebook offers ECP making a trend for polls

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ISLAMABAD: The Facebook administration has contacted the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and offered making a trend for the July 25 general election in Pakistan. According to media reports, the Facebook administration has also offered to help do away with fake pages of political parties. The ECP will reply to the offer after formal approval […]

Protest held across country to show solidarity with Dawn

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ISLAMABAD: A large number of journalists, politicians, lawyers and civil society activists showed up at protest camps set up by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), headed by Afzal Butt, across the country on Wednesday to express solidarity with Dawn newspaper and DawnNews TV channel. The PFUJ has also given a call for boycott […]

PPP asks Pemra to ensure TV coverage to all parties

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has asked the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure non-discriminatory coverage to election campaigns and press conferences of all political parties. In a letter to the Pemra chairman, PPP secretary general and former Senate chairman Nayyar Hussain Bukhari said that a press conference was held at Bilawal […]

Media pushed for objective poll reporting

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Islamabad: The participants of a training workshop on Wednesday declared impartial and objective reporting by both print and electronic media mandatory for ensuring fairness and transparency of the upcoming general elections in the country. They said the media should inform people about the conduct of elections, the political parties and candidates and their manifesto and […]

Several artists lend support to Jibran Nasir via campaign anthem

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With general elections season upon us, political support from the artist community is emerging for candidates. While Imran Khan was the unanimous choice in the 2013 general elections, this time around the artist community is rallying behind independent candidate, lawyer and activist Jibran Nasir. While extensive campaigns for PML-N, PPP and PTI are running on […]