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Daily Archives: July 2, 2021

Governor felicitates new Pakistan Association of Press Photographers PAPP body

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KARACHI –   Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Thursday congratulated the newly elected office-bearers of Pakistan Association of Press Photographers (PAPP). He said that the press photographers played an important role in the journalism. Those, who have won the elections are PAPP President Mohammed Jamil, General Secretary Syed Abbas Mehdi and besides others Saeed Ahmed Lashari, […]

Second edition of Professor Mateen Murtaza’s book launched at University of Karachi

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KARACHI: The University of Karachi on Thursday launched the second edition of the book titled Main ne Pakistan Bante Dekha, which is based on childhood memories of migration of Professor Syed Mateen-ur-Rehman Murtaza. The late Mateen Murtaza was a well-known veteran journalist and the former chairman of KU’s department of mass communication. In his book, […]

Journalists reject new law passed by Punjab Assembly

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LAHORE: Various journalist organizations have rejected as an attack on the press freedom the recently passed law by the Punjab Assembly wherein the so-called judicial committee of the house may penalize in a summary trial any journalist or bureaucrat for breach of a privilege of the house, any of its committee or a member. The […]

Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists PFUJ expresses concern over minister’s remarks

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed concern over remarks made by Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry that some journalists staged attacks on themselves to strengthen their case for seeking political asylum abroad. The minister had said in a television program recently that “condemnation of attacks on journalists (by journalists or journalists’ […]

Facing suspension, TikTok says it continues to work with Pakistani regulators

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Responding to its suspension in Pakistan, Chinese social media app TikTok said Thursday it continues to work with regulators to serve its millions of users and creators in the South Asian country. “We have grown our local-language moderation capacity for Pakistan, and work diligently to review and take action on content in violation of our […]

Pakistan Press Foundation remembers Javaid Khan, who lost his life covering clashes at Lal Masjid

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) remembers the life of Javed Khan, a camera for the Islamabad-based daily Markaz and the UK-based DM Digital TV television station, who was killed on July 3, 2007 while covering clashes between law enforcement agencies and he student of the Lal Masjid, a mosque in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad The administration and students of Lal Masjid had […]