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Conspiracy politics bury resistance journalism

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When I entered journalism in the nineties, the union played a very active role. Khyber Union of Journalists or KHUJ is the only major and independent forum of journalists active in Peshawar, although this organization exists today, but the performance is not as effective as it used to be. What is the reason? We will […]

Government urged to do away with fake news phenomenon

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LAHORE: Politicians, journalists and policymakers called on the government to take effective measures to do away with the fake news phenomenon and legislate to handle unbridled content on mainstream and social media. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), International Federation of Journalists and Center for Democracy and Climate Studies organised a seminar on “Role of […]

Alvi upholds firing of former Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) boss over sexual misconduct

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has rejected an appeal moved by a now-former director general of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to suspend a punishment of dismissal from civil service handed to him over sexual misconduct and, instead, increased the penalty from Rs2 million to Rs2.5 million. In November last year, Kashmala Tariq, federal […]

Seven suspects held in journalist attack case

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TOBA TEK SINGH: The Faisalabad’s Peoples Colony police claimed on Saturday to have arrested seven suspects in raids at different cities of the country who were involved in the Sept 22 incident of torture of media person Munawar Iqbal on Jaranwala Road. Addressing a press conference on Saturday at Faisalabad, RPO Dr Moeen Masood and […]

President awards dismissal from service, 2.5m penalty to DG PEMRA in harassment case

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President Dr Arif Alvi has awarded the major penalty of dismissal from service to a Director General of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and also enhanced the fine from Rs2 million to Rs2.5 million. He held that it had been established beyond any reasonable doubt that the female employee was harassed by the accused […]

Newspapering: a printed word has its own value

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To know what happened is an instinctive curiosity to humans. They get the reply through personal communications or mass media. In ancient times, before the paper was invented They got it from the word-edged stones planted at public places or on highways. But these stones were replaced by newspapers as the Chinese developed printable paper, […]