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Daily Archives: September 16, 2018

PPF concerned over detention of Austrian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey has expressed concern over the arrest of Austrian journalist Max Zirngast by Turkish authorities. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the arrest and has called on Turkish authorities to immediately release Zirngast. According to IPS Communication Foundation – Bianet, […]

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Declining media freedom

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In a special report, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) describes how journalists in this country are pulled back by an undertow of violence and pressures from multiple sources. Since 2000, as many as 57 media persons have been killed in retaliation for their work. Although following the counter-terrorism operations, overall violence and murder of […]

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Govt to introduce new digital policy soon: Fawad

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LAHORE – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said the government would soon introduce a new digital policy for equipping the media with modern technology and facilities. Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Punjab Union of Journalists (PUJ) during his visit to PTV Centre Lahore, he […]

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Journalist Aamir Mallick passes away

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KARACHI: Former Dawn staffer Aamir Ahmed Mallick passed away on Saturday evening. He was 55. His son Mahadi Mallick told Dawn that he collapsed in the evening and was taken to a hospital in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, where doctors declared him dead. He said his father was suffering from diabetes and heart ailment and it appeared that […]

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