Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

Body of broadcast journalists formed to run affairs of newly established AEMEND

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Senior professionals from the broadcast media have formed a 16-member executive committee to run the affairs of the newly established Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND). The executive committee will complete membership of the first-ever body of senior TV and digital journalists aimed at promoting independence of media and freedom of […]


Hameed Haroon rejects rape charge by filmmaker

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The chief executive of Dawn has denied accusations he raped an acclaimed filmmaker, in a case that has spotlighted sexual abuse targeting men and added momentum to the country´s fledgling #MeToo movement. Director Jamshed Mahmood Raza took to social media over the weekend to allege that Dawn newspaper´s Hameed Haroon raped him 13 years […]


Firdous parries question about Hareem’s video clips

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday with a smile parried a question posed by a senior reporter about video clips of TikTok famed star Hareem Shah. She said that the society is facing many challenges like crumbling of the social fabric. She said that technology brings many […]


Punjab PA passes resolution against blasphemous content on social media

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution against blasphemous content on social media with recommendation to follow Saudi Arabian model to prevent spread of sacrilegious content. Punjab Minister for Mines and Minerals and PML-Q MPA Ammar Yasir had submitted the resolution in this regard during Tuesday’s session chaired by Panel of Chairmen Mian Shafi. […]


Mayor Congratulates Newly Elected Governing Body Of Sukkur Press Club

Pakistan Press Foundation

SUKKUR: Mayor Sukkur Arsalan Shaikh has congratulated the newly elected governing body and office-bearers of Sukkur Press Club. In his felicitation message on Wednesday, the Mayor said that the PPP had always implemented the policy of freedom of expression and free journalism. He said that the role of media was very important for the detection […]


KP Assembly approves endowment fund for journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has approved Endowment Fund Act meant for the welfare of the journalists’ community that would resolve issues of media persons, said Speaker provincial assembly, Mushtaq Ghani. Talking to the newly elected cabinet of Peshawar Press Club here, he felicitated the newly elected president and his cabinet and hoped that he would […]