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Monthly Archives: December 2021

Grievances of media outlets against ads allocation to be redressed

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LAHORE: First meeting of Advertisements Complaints Redressal Committee (ACRC) was held here with Director General PID Lahore Shafqat Abbas in the chair. Others who attended the meeting included Deputy General Advertisements Islamabad who was in person whereas the Directors General PID Karachi and Peshawer as well as Director Home Publicity Islamabad attended the meeting through […]


Skill-building training for Pakistani Journalists on countering Misinformation and Disinformation

Call for Applications. Last date to apply: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for a two-day critical skill-building training workshop in Karachi for Pakistani journalists with the collaboration of Actions for Countering Disinformation and Information Value System Empowerment (ACDIVE). The training aims to increase participants’ critical skills to counter disinformation in both traditional […]


پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئے غلط اور جھوٹی معلومات کی نشاندہی کرنے کےلئے ہنر مندی کی تربیت

درخواستیں جمع کروانے کی آخری تاریخ منگل، 14دسمبر 2021 ہے۔ پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)، ایکشن فار کاؤنٹرنگ ڈس انفارمیشن اینڈ مس انفارمیشن ویلیو سسٹم ایمپاورمنٹ کے تعاون سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے کراچی میں دو روزہ اہم ہنر سازی کی تربیتی ورکشاپ کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کرہی ہے۔ تربیت کا مقصد روایتی اور […]


Working journalists given rights enjoyed in advanced democracies: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Wednesday that for the first time under the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act 2021, working journalists in Pakistan had been given the rights being enjoyed by the journalists in advanced democracies. Addressing the signing ceremony of “Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act […]


President signs protection of journalists, media professionals bill

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday gave his assent to the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill to safeguard the rights of working journalists. The president signed the legislation at a ceremony attended by cabinet ministers and a large number of journalists and media professionals. The bill focused on protecting lives of journalists, […]


‘Adopt journalistic values of Zafar Ali Khan’

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LAHORE:Speakers at a seminar have urged the students of communication studies to read and adopt the journalistic values introduced by Maulana Zafar Ali Khan who upheld truthfulness and bravery in his practice of journalism. They were addressing a seminar organised by Punjab University Maulana Zafar Ali Khan Chair and Department of Digital Media at Hameed […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors office-bearers elected

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LAHORE: Kazim Khan was elected president of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) in the polls held during the meeting of its standing committee in Lahore on Wednesday. Amir Mahmood was elected secretary general while Ayaz Khan was elected senior vice president and Yousuf Nizami was elected deputy secretary general. The meeting passed a […]


Missing journalists, bloggers case: Islamabad High Court Chief Justice orders to produce Mudassar Naru before court on Dec 13

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ISLAMABAD: In a written order in the missing journalist’s and blogger’s case the Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah ordered Prime Minister Imran Khan to direct all agencies working under him to produce Mudassar Naru before the court on December 13 or trace his whereabouts. The writer, poet and journalist Naru has not […]


Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad bans advertisements of housing projects having no valid NOC

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ISLAMABAD – The administration of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has banned with immediate effect all sorts of advertisements as steamers, boards, banners and others regarding housing societies and projects in the capital city limits which do not reflect valid NOC issued by the Capital Development Authority (CDA). A notification to this effect was issued by […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists condemns hooliganism, police action in Okara Press Club

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned hooliganism at Okara Press Club by a bunch of so-called media persons and its closure by local police. In a statement issued on Tuesday, PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi said that the local police, at the behest of district police officer, threatened […]


Mohammad Ziauddin — a fiercely independent journalist

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ISLAMABAD: Ziauddin was among the last of titans in journalism and newspapering world. These were the words uttered by Farhatullah Babar, who is known as human rights activist more than his position as the PPP secretary general, after attending the funeral of veteran journalist Muhammad Ziauddin, who passed away early Monday morning after a brief […]


Digitalized Pakistan needs millions of cybersecurity graduates to secure vital data: President

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi on Tuesday said the risk of cyberattacks grew with Pakistan’s advancement towards digitalization, thus requiring a strategy to effectively counter threats and secure national data. Addressing the awards ceremony of the first nationwide Cyber Security Hackathon 2021, the president said cyber data had become the most valuable commodity world over […]