Daily Archives: January 24, 2020

Journalists protest in Islamabad, demanding justice for late colleague

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Reporters and media personnel staged a demonstration on Thursday in front of the Ministry of Information for protest against delayed salaries, especially in light of the death of a colleague, who had not been paid for 10 months. “This is our final warning to the government and media channel owners as we have suffered […]


Media in chains

Pakistan Press Foundation

SADLY, the Pakistan Media Freedom Report 2019 by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors contains little that is new or reassuring for journalists in the country. Indeed, it underscores the intimidating conditions in which they are compelled to work. According to the report, at least seven media persons were killed — murders that remain unsolved […]


APNS condemns ‘Centralized Advertisement Policy’

Pakistan Press Foundation

“A meeting of the Federal Capital Committee of the APNS was held on Wednesday January 20, 2020 at Islamabad. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman Mohsin Bilal. “The members of the Federal Capital Committee unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the implementation of Centralized Advertising Policy of the Federal Government. It was stated that the […]


PTV to outsource recoveries worth Rs3 billion

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The board of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) has decided to outsource recovery of Rs3 billion of its receivables and pay 25% of the amount in reward. In a meeting held in November last year, the board also approved Leave Preparatory to Retirement for its employees in a bid to send employees home before the […]


Violence and harassment against journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

Ranked 42nd among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index, Pakistan continues to remain one of the most dangerous places for journalists. In its “Media Freedoms Report, 2019″, the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) makes the distressing revelation that at least seven journalists were murdered during the last year alone. In the previous […]