February 8, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: February 8, 2023

Wikipedia ban

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THE country was back in a familiar, dark place last week when the PTA blocked Wikipedia over the charge that it hosted and would not remove ‘objectionable content’ the government deemed blasphemous. After a warning to the information giant to remove the offensive content 48 hours earlier, the regulator went ahead with the ban. The […]

No ads policy’ for social media journalists: Shahadat

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Minister of State for Law and Justice Shahadat Awan on Tuesday said there was no plan under consideration of giving advertisements to social media journalists. Responding to a supplementary question, raised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Senator Faisal Saleem Rehman, the state minister said that there were certain rules such as: Public Procurement Regulatory Authority and […]

Role of media important in sensitizing public about functioning of Ombudsman’s office

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Federal Ombudsman (FO) Ejaz Ahmad Qureshi has termed the role of media highly significant in sensitizing the general public about the functioning of the Ombudsman’s institution. At a briefing held for the office-bearers of the Islamabad Crime and Court Reporters Association (ICCRA) on Tuesday, the Federal Ombudsman said his institution was trying its most to […]