June 26, 2022 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: June 26, 2022

‘Democratization of information has given voice to people’

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KARACHI: An animated discussion on ‘Foes and Friends — Media Laws and Regulations’ on the opening day (Saturday) of a two-day conference on ‘Extreme Reporting: Conflict and Peace in the Digital Age’ organized by the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) had the attendees’ undivided attention. The moderator […]

‘Voice of media has been often stifled in the name of regulation

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When there was a media boom in Pakistan, the media industry did not play a desirable role. Fawad Chaudhry, former federal information minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader, made this remark at a session titled ‘Foes and Friends: Media Laws and Regulations’ on the first day of a two-day conference on ‘Extreme Reporting: Conflict and Peace […]

Cyber harassment is increasing with time

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IN 2016, the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) was introduced in Pakistan with the aim of curbing online offences, like fraud, cyber stalking and harassment. It is pertinent to analyses the practical implementation and effectiveness of this piece of legislation since its promulgation. Gender-based violence is defined by the United Nations as “violence that […]

Marriyum accuses PTI of trying to bankrupt PTV

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ISLAMABAD: Alleging that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) regime wanted to run the state broadcaster into the ground for the benefit of certain individuals, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb claimed on Saturday that former premier Imran Khan had tried to auction off buildings belonging to Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television (PTV) Speaking at a press conference, the […]