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PPF stands in solidarity with Gharidah Farooqi following abusive trend against her

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the vile social media trend against journalist and Newsone anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi and stands in solidarity with her. Such abusive campaigns are an attack on press freedom and undermine the ability of journalists to do their work freely being at the receiving end of such hateful messages. On August 18, an abusive trend […]

Court to summon PEMRA chairman if ARY NEWS not restored on cable

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KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday ordered PEMRA chairman Saleem Baig to appear before the court along with cable operators if he fails to restore  ARY News transmission on cable by August 24. The orders were passed by the SHC bench while hearing a contempt of court plea against the PEMRA chairman and cable […]

Interior ministry, PEMRA fail to present evidence against ARY news

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KARACHI: Interior Ministry and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) have failed to present evidence against ARY News before Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday. During a hearing on a petition for restoration of the channel’s transmission, the interior ministry and PEMRA failed to present evidence against ARY News before Sindh High Court. The government […]

Female journalists stand with Gharidah Farooqi against smear campaign

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ISLAMABAD—many female journalists have solidarity with prominent journalist Gharidah Farooqi against a smear campaign allegedly by a social media cell associated with a political party. In a tweet, prominent female journalist Mehr Bokhari showed sympathy for her: “Terrifies me what lows ppl can stoop to when they disagree with a woman. A man is never […]

Reference held for senior journalist

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HARIPUR: A reference was held here in Ghazi tehsil the other day to pay tribute to the services of senior journalist Mohammad Shahbaz, 66, who died of coronavirus on August 18, last year. Local journalists and Fatima Ameen Welfare Foundation organised the event. The speakers threw light on the journalistic career of late Shahbaz and […]

Marriyum Aurangzeb Terms Imran Khan’s Media Seminar as Hypocrisy

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Terming PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s tenure as prime minister as a dark chapter for media in Pakistan, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Thursday that the media organizations and journalists should recall the anti-media track record of the PTI regime before attending his media seminar. In a statement, she said that the […]