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Daily Archives: March 31, 2023

Information commissioner from civil society sought

ISLAMABAD: The Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has called on the government to appoint an information commissioner from the civil society. The commissioner should be appointed in accordance with the criteria set out in Section 18(c) of the Right of Access to Information Act, 2017with proven expertise in human rights and the right […]

Pakistan urges strengthening of developing countries’ media to fight misinformation

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Pakistan has underscored the need for building capacities and technological resourcefulness of the media in the developing countries to combat fake news, saying factual information was the “greatest need” of the people. “The rapid pace of advances in new technologies, particularly in digital technologies, are having a major impact on the world, affecting all our […]

Journalist Panel wins National Press Club (NPC) election

ISLAMABAD – Journalist Panel won the annual election of National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad 2023-24 with a thumping majority. Twenty-six candidates of the Journalist Panel and two candidates of the Javed Malik Group were declared successful. A large number of journalists from the twin cities participated in the elections and 1943 exercised their right to […]

Islamabad High Court (IHC) approached for criminal case against Gen Bajwa

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ISLAMABAD: A petition has been filed in Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking registration of a criminal case against former army chief retired Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, ex-director general Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Faiz Hameed and two journalists for making certain revelations in an interview of the ex-army chief. The registrar office of the IHC, however, […]

Shereen Karim: Pioneering digital journalism in Gilgit-Baltistan

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In the male-dominated media environment of northern Pakistan, women in journalism are often marginalised by their families, colleagues, and the media community. In an exclusive interview, freelance journalist Shereen Karim shares her experiences, challenges and aspirations as a freelancer woman journalist in Gilgit, writes Lubna Jerar Naqvi. Shereen is one of the few women journalists […]