September 11, 2021 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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For a free media

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IN the face of the inflexible attitude of the government on the proposed media regulatory body issue, journalists’ associations have decided to hold protests outside parliament next week. Media organizations and journalists have been forced to take this step because Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has dug in his heels on the proposed body without realizing […]

Reservations about Media Development Authority to be addressed: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said the government believed in freedom of expression and journalists’ reservations about Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) would be addressed. Talking to a delegation of Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists he said it was the only Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI’s) government which had taken […]

Govt wants to curtail independence of media through Pakistan Media Development Authority: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) on Friday lamented the efforts being made by the federal government to curtail the independence of the media, the latest being the proposed PMDA which, it believes, is intended to strangulate and control the entire media of the country. The Executive Committee of APNS at a meeting held […]

Media Asked to Avoid Broadcasting Any Results One-hour After Polling Ends

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ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday asked the media to refrain from airing any unofficial result of cantonment board elections for at least one hour after the voting process was over at polling stations. In its code of conduct for coverage at the polling station and announcement of results, the election supervisory body […]