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Daily Archives: November 19, 2018

Cost cuts in media

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ONE 24/7 news television channel has shut down. Many other news channels, big and small, are teetering on the brink: their advertising revenues have been falling for several months. The keyword in the (electronic) media these days is ‘rightsizing’. From camerapersons to producers to programme hosts — everyone’s job is on the line. Bureau offices […]

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Media blues

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THE crisis afflicting Pakistan’s mainstream print and electronic media sphere is escalating. Apart from a series of high-profile resignations and sackings, there are also reports of several print publications cutting down on junior staff, with some rumoured to be shutting down completely. Wage disbursement delays, a perennial concern for many in the trenches of the […]

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Pak cyber security and cyber crime

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The present era has now become dependent of IT based facilities. It is an amazing fast and continuous development in multidimensional communication both in audio and video. The international community has become highly dependent of this new technology but at the same time the criminals have also invented the faster technique of hacking to commit […]

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200,000 mangroves planted

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As part of a “Rung Do Pakistan” campaign, the WWF-Pakistan and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) completed their mangrove plantation drive in which 200,000 saplings of three species of mangroves — Ceriops tagal, Rhizophora mucronata and Avicennia marina — were planted in Sonmiani, Lasbela district, Balochistan. Sonmiani’s local community contributed to this drive by establishing […]

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Artists not vandals: Students paint walls in Abbottabad

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ABBOTTABAD: More than 200 students from different parts of the country and local institutions were provided with a unique canvass of walls to express themselves in a one-day ‘street art competition’ in Abbottabad on Sunday. Organised by the Abbottabad district administration and the local tehsil councils with support from a large private paints manufacturer along with […]

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Faiz fest concludes with massive turnout

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LAHORE: The three-day cultural and literary extravaganza – 4th Faiz International Festival – concluded at the Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on Sunday. The festival had a biggest turnout of the attendees on Sunday as compared to previous two days. All three halls of the centre and the lawns were full of people, not only […]

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PPF concerned over misogynistic comments against journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina has expressed concern over the misogynistic comments against journalist Norma Devechi. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali denounced this act and urged the authorities to thoroughly investigate this incident and hold those responsible for sexually assaulting journalist, Norma Devechi. PPF also urged […]

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