December 16, 2022 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) Urges Govt to Appoint Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) Commissioners

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ISLAMABAD (The Reporters, December 15, 2022): Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) on Thursday urged the federal government to immediately appoint the information commissioners of the Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) as dysfunctional commission cannot perform its duties. In a letter written to Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Federal Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, and Secretary Ministry of […]

Meeting reviews financial support to deserving journalists

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Secretary of Information and Culture Department Asif Bilal Lodhi chaired the meeting of the executive committee of the journalist support fund at Alhamra on Thursday to deliberate on the provision of financial support to the deserving journalists suggested by the LPC. Director General Public Relations Department Rao Pervez Akhtar, president of Lahore Press Club Azam […]

Complacent Pemra

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It is presumed that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has laid down certain rules to regulate electronic media to keep it within limits of civilised and healthy entertainment. But it seems that the authority has forgotten or ignored the purpose of its establishment. One may point out a few aspects that need immediate attention […]

Arshad Sharif’s murder case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) records statements of PIMS team

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The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing journalist Arshad Sharif’s murder on Thursday recorded the statements of PIMS medical team. Sources privy to the matter said the medical team handed over the photographs taken during autopsy of Arshad Sharif to the inquiry team. While the JIT has also penned a letter to the fact-finding committee to […]

Fake news on social media: Its impact on society

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TODAY we are constantly exposed to information overload. Especially with the development of social media, where the control is weak, people are caught in a surge of news that is questionable whether it is true or not. News can quickly reach the masses and can lead to provocation. However, the Allah Almighty says in the […]

suspends terrorism case proceedings against Info Secy, Chairperson PTV

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ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended terrorism case proceedings against Information Secretary and Chairperson PTV Shahera Shahid, Additional Information Secretary and MD PTV Sohail Ali Khan and Director News Mirza Rashid Baig. A single bench of the IHC comprising Justice Tariq Mahmood Jahangiri conducted hearing of the petition moved by Additional […]