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Pakistan calls for fighting proliferating ‘fake news’ on social media

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At the United Nations, Pakistan has called for fighting the proliferating ‘fake news’ and disinformation on social media platforms. The suggestion was given by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Munir Akram while speaking on behalf of the “Group of 77” developing countries and China at the UN General Assembly’s Committee on Information. Source: […]

‘Press freedom predator’: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif slams Imran Khan after media watchdog downgrades Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday berated former premier Imran Khan for media censorship during the PTI tenure and said that his government is fully committed to freedom of press and speech in the country. In his statement, a day after the World Press Freedom Day, the prime minister said that Pakistan fell 12 points […]

Media curbs undermine Pakistan’s ability to progress: US secretary of state

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During a press briefing on World Press Freedom Day at the US State Department, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US government was aware of the restrictions imposed on media outlets and civil society in Pakistan, Geo News reported. He said that the restrictions on freedom of expression undermine Pakistan’s image and […]

Pakistan drops further on World Press Freedom Index

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Pakistan has dropped further on the list of countries in terms of protection of journalists in a report by Reporters without Borders (RSF) released on the World Press Freedom Day. According to the RSF report, Pakistan has fallen by 12 places to 157 out of 180 countries. Last year, Pakistan was ranked 145 on the […]