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Daily Archives: November 1, 2022

Efforts afoot to make advertisement policy more transparent: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday informed the National Assembly’s committee that efforts were afoot to make the advertisement policy more transparent. “The ministry has worked out amendments to make the advertisement policy more transparent,” she said during the NA Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting’s meeting, chaired by Javeria Zafar […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PGUJ) rejects Government proposed inquiry commission into Arshad Sharif’s killing

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has rejected the inquiry commission proposed by the government to investigate the killing of senior journalist Arshad Sharif, ARY News reported on Monday. Talking to ARY News exclusively, PFUJ representative Lala Asad Pathan rejected the inquiry commission proposed by the government to investigate the killing of Arshad Sharif. […]


Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president disowns social media accounts attributed to him

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KARACHI: Barrister Abid S Zuberi, who was elected last week president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), on Monday clarified that he is not affiliated with any political party and added that fake Twitter accounts impersonating him are spreading propaganda. Zuberi of the Professional Group, famously known as Hamid Khan Group, last Friday notched […]


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) writes to Pemra against hateful advertisement campaign against their long march

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The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has written a letter to PEMRA against the government’s ‘hateful advertisement campaign’ on media channels amid their long march, ARY News reported. According to details, PTI has urged the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to take action against the hateful advertisement campaign against their long march. The letter read that […]


Journalists’ safety

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Journalism is a profession full of challenges, and choosing it as a career means one has to be really ready to face occupational hazards and threats regularly. Reporting an issue in society is not a crime and this is the duty of every citizen. But when journalists report something, especially wrongdoings of some powerful elements […]


Seminar on 75 years of human rights in Pakistan

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LAHORE: If the days of Gen Zia’s oppressive martial law were the darkest chapter in the history of human rights in Pakistan, those very days also belonged to the most brilliant and most resilient resistance, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Chairperson Hina Jillian said on Sunday. She was speaking at a seminar on 75 years […]


Punjab police ‘thrash’ journalists covering Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) long march in Kamoke

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More than two dozen personnel of the Punjab police allegedly thrashed journalists covering the PTI’s long march and damaged their equipment in Kamoke. According to Express News, the police assaulted the journalists and broke the camera of a private TV channel for parking vehicles and setting up cameras along the Haqeeqi Azadi March route for […]


Journalist Sadaf Naeem’s death casts spotlight on ‘rat race’ of breaking news

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KARACHI: The tragic death of Sadaf Naeem, who was covering Imran Khan’s long march for a private TV channel, has once again laid bare the pressures journalists in the field have to face, as well as the lack of professional training available to media practitioners. The incident that claimed the life of a mother of […]


Retired judge to head commission probing Arshad Sharif’s murder

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ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday appointed a retired judge, Abdul Shakoor Paracha, as chairman of a three-member inquiry commission to probe the mysterious murder of journalist Arshad Sharif in Kenya. The two other members of the commission are: Dr Usman Anwar, an additional inspector general of police, and Omar Shahid Hamid, a deputy director in […]


Punjab government forms panel to probe death of journalist during long march coverage

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LAHORE: The Punjab government on Monday formed a committee to probe the death of a woman journalist during an accident near Sadhoke two days ago while covering the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s long march. Sadaf Naeem was run over by the container of PTI Chairman Imran Khan after she reportedly fell off the vehicle trying to ride […]


Violence against journalists

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For the past several years the International Federation of Journalists ranks Pakistan among the five “most dangerous countries for practice of journalism in the world”, but to little effect. As a report unveiled by the Freedom Network (FN), a Pakistan-based media watchdog, to mark the 10th anniversary — falling on November 2 — of the […]


Analyst Irshad Bhatti moves to Norway

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ISLAMABAD—In a tweet, journalist Imran Riaz Khan said that well-known columnist and media analyst Irshad Bhatti had left Pakistan. He has moved to Norway with his children. Further, Riaz stated in the same tweet that he was still under severe threats and requested people to pray for him. People on Twitter showed mixed responses to […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) horrified at the preventable death of female reporter of television channel in a tragic accident while covering a political procession

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is horrified at the preventable death of Sadaf Naeem, a female reporter of Channel 5 television channel on October 30 in a tragic accident while covering former prime minister Imran Khan’s Long March. Naeem’s death should serve as a wake up call to governments, media employers, media organizations, and political parties […]


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