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Daily Archives: December 12, 2018

Yousaf Baig Mirza appointed PM’s special assistant on media

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ISLAMABAD: Yousaf Baig Mirza, a prominent media personality has been appointed Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Media Affairs, according to an official notification issued on Tuesday. He will perform his duties in honourary capacity with effect from December 7. Mirza, with a vast experience in working for local and international media, has provided leadership […]

Media and Governance, Television , ,


Govt in process of clearing outstanding dues of media houses: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that the government stood with media workers and was in the process of clearing outstanding advertisement dues of media houses to stop them from sacking employees. Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, he said that the government and the media owners had […]

Media and Governance, Print Media, Television , ,


Outstanding dues: CPNE stages protest outside Sindh Assembly

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Tuesday organised a peaceful protest outside the Sindh Assembly, asking the provincial government to pay outstanding dues to newspaper organisations and to ensure transparency in the award of government advertisements. The demonstration was attended by a large number of workers and owners of newspapers and the CPNE […]

Media and Governance, Media Ethics, Print Media , ,


Two journalists from D.I. Khan booked for covering protest rally

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Police in the city of Dera Ismail Khan in Pakistan’s province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) filed cases against two journalists from South Waziristan on December 8 for covering protest rally of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM). PTM is a social movement that has been protesting denial of civil and political rights for the ethnic Pakhtuns in Pakistan. The movement is led by Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen, an activist from South Waziristan. Javed Khan, Station House Officer (SHO) lodged criminal […]

Freedom of Expression, Front Page, Media Safety


Our missing rights

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Like ‘missing persons’, many human, civil, political and social rights too remain missing in our hybrid democracy. Despite the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70 years ago and the inclusion of most of its provisions into the 1973 constitution, the people of Pakistan yearn for their basic rights as equal humans. In […]

Human Rights , ,


Mehreen Jabbar set to release a web series

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Film and TV director Mehreen Jabbar has some nuanced projects to her name including television serials such as Ab Tum Ja Saktey Ho, Doraha and films like Ramchand Pakistani and Dobara Phir Se. The director is now gearing up to venture into the digital space. Mehreen Jabbar’s upcoming project is a web series, which has […]

Arts and Entertainment, Digital Media, New Media , ,