September 23, 2021 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: September 23, 2021

Death of writer Moin Qureshi condoled

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Islamabad: Dr. S. M. Moin Qureshi’s services to Urdu literature are unforgettable. With his demise, Urdu literature has lost a great writer with a unique accent. This was stated by Prof. Dr. Yousuf Khushk, Chairman, Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) in a statement. He said that Dr. S. M. Moin Qureshi was very proficient not […]

Ban on TikTok won’t be lifted until ‘unlawful’ content removed: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

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PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) informed the Peshawar High Court on Wednesday that it won’t lift the ban on TikTok until unlawful contents were removed from the popular video-sharing mobile app and a mechanism for ‘proactive content moderation’ was introduced in the country by its operator. In a report submitted to a bench consisting […]

Pemra approves transfer of Samaa TV shares

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday took a number of important decisions that included the approval of the transfer of shares and changes in the management of three private TV channels and rejection of an application for grant of an FM radio licence for Thatta. According to a Pemra handout, the […]

PEMRA Cancels FM Radio Licence on Failure to Produce Necessary Documents

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Wednesday unanimously cancelled the bid of Messers Airwaves Media (Pvt) Ltd for grant of FM radio licence for Thatta due to their failure in producing necessary documents. The 165th meeting of Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chaired by PEMRA Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig unanimously approved request […]

Half of journalists from Karachi suffer from anxiety: Centre of Excellence in Journalism study

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A recent study conducted by the IBA’s Centre of Excellence in Journalism has revealed that half of the journalists from Karachi, who went to the centre for counselling sessions, suffered from anxiety. Titled “Stress and Coping in Journalists: Findings of a three-year counselling service”, the study was launched by the CEJ on Wednesday, Sept 22, […]

Senior journalist Waris Raza returns home after being ‘abducted’ in Karachi

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Senior journalist and columnist Waris Raza, who was reportedly abducted from his house in Karachi late on Tuesday night, was released on Wednesday evening, confirmed family and colleagues. Speaking to The Express Tribune, Raza’s daughter Laila said that four vehicles arrived at their residence between 2:30 to 3:00 in the morning and asked for her […]

Journalist picked up from his home in Karachi and later released

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns the detention of senior journalist Waris Raza and welcomes his safe release. We are alarmed by yet another incident of a journalist being picked up without warrants and being held for hours. It is an alarming trend being used to intimidate the media in the country and to silence voices […]