May 22, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: May 22, 2023

Silencing the digital world: what’s the damage done?

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KARACHI: Legendary billionaire investors once famously said that it takes 20 years to build a reputation but only five minutes to ruin it. Unfortunately, Pakistan’s brand image as the fourth fastest-growing freelance market and an attractive investment destination in the booming digital economy has been tarnished within a few days due to the government’s decision […]

No trace of Imran Riaz in any police dept across Pakistan, Punjab IG tells Lahore High Court

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Punjab Inspector General Dr Usman Anwar told the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday that there was no trace of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan — whose whereabouts remain unknown since his arrest at Sialkot airport on May 11 — at any police department across the country. The senior official made the remarks as the LHC […]

Senior Journalist Aslam Butt passes away in Islamabad

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Senior Journalist Aslam Butt passed away in Islamabad last night. He began his professional career as a journalist back in 1985 from Pakistan Press International (PPI). He remained associated with the Monitoring Section of Radio Pakistan as well as other media outlets. Aslam Butt was a diligent, highly professional and outspoken journalist who always regarded […]

Journalists reporting May 9 riots face raids

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LAHORE: Journalists performing their duties outside the Jinnah House in Lahore on May 9 are also facing the brunt of a crackdown as raids are being conducted to arrest them after their names came into the lists prepared through geo-fencing. Geo-fencing is a technique in which all the mobile phone numbers active in a certain […]

‘Authorities to tackle social media propaganda against Pakistan’s institutions’

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The National Assembly has passed a resolution stating that relevant authorities will be empowered to tackle social media propaganda against Pakistan’s institutions, both within and outside the country. Moved by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, the resolution said: “Those involved in such propaganda campaigns should strictly be dealt with as per the law.” The resolution, according […]