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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists seeks increased security for journalists amid threat

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed deep concern over the threat hurled by the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and asked the government and the media owners to take immediate steps to increase security of journalists. TTP Spokesman Muhammad Khurrasani in a statement issued on social media has warned the media not to […]

Senate panel’s chairman, members threaten to reject Pakistan Media Develop­ment Authority bill

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Information Senator Faisal Javed and the panel’s other members announced on Tuesday that they would reject the Pakistan Media Develop­ment Authority (PMDA) bill if they were not convinced by the government about the need for bringing such a bill. Senator Javed, who is also a leader of […]

Journalists, politicians and friends pay tribute to late Arif Nizami

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists, politicians, academicians and authors on Tuesday paid tribute to the founding editor of The Nation and Pakistan Today, Arif Nizami. The memorial webinar was organized in the memory of renowned journalist and thinker, Nizami, under the auspices of Dr Nadeemul Haq, the vice chancellor of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. Former minister […]

Elahi for review of ‘controversial’ media bill

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LAHORE: Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervez Elahi was on Tuesday called on by all journalists representative organizations including Pakistan Broadcasting Association (PBA), APNS, CPNE, PFUJ and PUJ. Speaking to the delegation, Pervez Elahi said the Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) is a controversial bill and should be reviewed. “I do not think Prime Minister Imran […]

Media persons harassed by police outside session’s court

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Whether it was due to influence of the accused or police indifference, media persons outside the judicial magistrate Shoaib Akhtar’s court were harassed, intimidated and threatened by the Jaffer family on Monday. It was the date of hearing and all the prominent members of the House of Jaffer, Zahir Jaffer, his father Zakir Jaffer, mother […]

Government bringing Pakistan Media Development Authority to deal with issue of fake news: Fawad

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Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said the government is introducing the Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) to deal with the issues of fake news. In a tweet on Tuesday, Fawad said: “Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, while addressing the Defence and Martyrs’ Day ceremony, also declared fake news and […]