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Pakistan government bans official advertisements to the Dawn Media Group

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Two of Pakistan’s main media associations strongly condemned the government for imposing a ban on official advertisements to the Dawn Media Group including newspaper and television channel The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) termed the use of government advertising as a tactic to force the media to act as per their dictation which is tantamount […]

IHC bars Pemra from issuing new TV licences

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ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court Tuesday barred the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority from issuing new television channel licences. A single bench of IHC comprising Chief Justice of IHC Justice Athar Minallah conducted hearing of a petition filed by the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) and also issued notices to Information Ministry and Chairman PEMRA. […]

Climate emergency

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Around mid-April 2019, #extinctionrebellion made headlines globally and for all the right reasons by organizing demonstrations and sit-ins across London to highlight climate breakdown. This acted as a catalyst to rally support worldwide around a common cause of urgency to tackle the devastating impacts of climate change. Established in May 2018 in the United Kingdom […]

Jang Media Group wins Effie Award 2019

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KARACHI: The Jang Media Group has won the prestigious Effie Award for its contribution towards the advertising and marketing industry for over 70 years. Effie Pakistan is a global initiative represented by the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS). It highlights effectiveness in marketing communications, spotlighting marketing ideas that work and encourages marketing effectiveness. Effie has been […]

RIUJ to continue struggle for rights of media workers

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ISLAMABAD: The newly elected body of the Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (Afzal Butt group), at its first meeting, has decided to continue the protest campaign for the rights of media workers and freedom of press. The meeting criticised the information ministry for not resolving the issues of the employees of the state-owned news agency […]