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Swat’s first woman journalist denied Press Club membership due to her gender

Swat’s first woman journalist Shaista Hakim says her journalistic credentials were never accepted by the local journalist community due to her gender. In 2009 at the time of military action in Swat, she was a resident of Syeda Sharif hostel of Swat and was an Intermediate student. Notably, Shaista has been a journalist for the […]


PTI govt’s social media rules will ‘cripple’ digital economy

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ISLAMABAD: The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has warned that the government’s new social media rules would “severely cripple” the growth of the Pakistan’s digital economy and make it “extremely difficult” for companies to provide their services to country’s users and businesses. In a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan dated February 15, the AIC — an association representing […]


APNS condoles demise of mother of newspaper chief editor

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) expressed its grief over the sad demise of the wife of Late Abdul Rashid Ghazi and grandmother of Humayun Tariq, Chief Editor Daily Business Report, Faisalabad, says a press release on Sunday. APNS President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali have expressed their condolence to the bereaved […]


Why rulers are fearful of media?

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Present government of Prime Minister Imran Khan is not different from the past regimes when it comes to ‘restrict’ the media through ‘black laws’. The rulers love independent press when they are in Opposition and hate the same when in power. Fresh attempts are being made to restrict the ‘social media’ through ‘secretive regulations’ aimed […]


Punjabi radio channel to air first children’s show

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LAHORE: The FM 95 Punjab Rung radio channel is all set to start broadcasting a new programme for children, Jag Mag Kerday Taray. The programme, which will air at 7am, will feature poems, folklores, anecdotes, sayings, quotes, quizzes, discussion on issues such as climate, plantation, pollution, waste management, hygiene, mannerism, sense of responsibility, grooming , […]


Journalist found dead in Mehrabpur

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NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: The body of a local journalist, Aziz Memon, was found in a water channel in Mehrabpur on Sunday. The body was recovered from Gaddo Branch with a wire tied around the neck, showing signs of strangulation. Sources said Mr Memon, who was associated with TV channel KTN and Sindhi daily Kawish, had asked […]


پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن نے میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت کے فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔

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درخواست جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ جمعہ،27فروری،2020 پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت   کے فیلو شپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔ اس فیلو شپ پروگرام کا مقصد آزادی اظہار رائے کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا کارکنان کو مدد فراہم کرناہے تاکہ وہ میڈیا کی […]


Pakistan Press Foundation issues call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity

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Last date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has issued a call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity in Pakistan. The fellowship program aims to promote freedom of expression by providing support to media professionals to produce stories related to issues on Media Safety and Impunity. The fellowship programs […]