February 15, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Digital journalism sector fighting for survival against stacked odds: IRADA report

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ISLAMABAD—According to a recent report by the Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development (IRADA), Pakistan’s digital journalism start-ups are championing public interest content, free expression, and gender inclusivity despite facing financial challenges, safety risks, disinformation pressures, and resource constraints. The 2022 “Challenges of Viability, Sustainability and Resilience of Indie Digital Journalism” report on the State […]

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) says remarks misreported, misconstrued on social media

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umer Ata Bandial on Tuesday said that his remarks were misreported and misconstrued on the social media. He made these observations while hearing a petition filed by PTI chairman challenging the amendments made in the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by […]

Supreme Court (SC) judge seeks UN role in Arshad murder probe

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was informed on Monday that the Kenyan authorities were reluctant to cooperate with the Special Joint Investigation Team (SJIT) of Pakistan in the investigation of the murder of senior journalist Arshad Sharif. Additional Attorney General (AAG) Chaudhry Amir Rehman presented the progress report before a five-judge bench, led by Chief Justice […]

Notices in Abbottabad Press Club funding case issued

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ABBOTTABAD: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) Circuit Bench in Abbottabad has issued notices to the secretary for the Information and Public Relations Department, the director general of Information and the provincial registrar of the joint stock companies and sought comments in a writ petition filed against the alleged illegal funding provided by outgoing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf […]

Pakistan among world’s deadliest countries for journalists: RSF

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KARACHI: Reporters Sans Frontiers has ranked Pakistan in 157 out of 180 countries with a score of 37.99 on account of severe constraints in media freedom. It said the country ever since Independence has oscillated between civil society’s quest for greater press freedom and the political elite’s constant reassertion of extensive control over the media. […]

Islamabad High Court (IHC) reserves judgment on appeal of journalist in sedition case

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict on an appeal of co-accused Ammad Yousaf against the order of the district court in the Shahbaz Gill sedition case. Chief Justice Aamer Farooq heard the case filed by Ammad Yousaf through his lawyer. The petitioner’s lawyer argued that the complaint was filed by […]

Pakistan Press Foundation calls for applications for the PPF Media Safety Fellowships

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The deadline for submission of applications is February 26, 2023   Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the PPF Media Safety Fellowships.  The fellowship programme aims to promote freedom of expression by supporting media professionals to produce stories about media safety and impunity. The fellowships will include the following: An honorarium of up to sixty thousand rupees. […]

پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) میڈیا سیفٹی فیلوشپس کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کی جارہی ہیں۔

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درخواستیں جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ 26 فروری 2023 ہے۔ پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن کی جانب سے پی پی ایف میڈیا سیفٹی فیلوشپس کے لیے درخواتتیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپ کا مقصد آزادی اظہار کو فروغ دینا ہے اور میڈیا کے پیشہ ور افراد کو مدد فراہم کرناہے تاکہ وہ میڈیا کی حفاظت اور جرائم […]