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Daily Archives: August 29, 2023

Why Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly could not legislate for journalists?

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The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan had announced on 18 February 2018 that the Press Foundation Bill for Gilgit-Baltistan Journalists and Insurance Policy for Working Journalists had been prepared and newspaper advertisements would be subject to the salaries of journalists while the minimum The lower pay will be equal to the basic pay, but even after three years, none of the […]


Balochistan; The murdered journalist gets a medal of distinction, but not justice

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Martyred Journalists’ Day is being celebrated in the province today organized by Balochistan Union of Journalists . Zahid Zehri, the brother of journalist Shahid Zehri, who was killed by a magnetic bomb planted in a car in Hub district for the first time in the history of Balochistan on October 2021, is still searching for an answer […]


The Digital Battlefront: The Obstacles Faced by Quetta’s Online Journalists

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In this modern world where traditional journalism meets the rapidly evolving digital media, a new concept of storytelling has been raised. Hundreds of youngsters have started online journalism with the help of their personal social media platforms and YouTube channels. Same is happening in Quetta, Balochistan. The new generation in the field of media and […]


Pressing perils: Pakistani journalists navigate challenges reporting on religious minorities

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Lahore-based Saleem Iqbal is an advocate for human rights and a freelance journalist. He has been in journalism for the past 25 years, primarily focusing on issues concerning the Christian community. Saleem reveals that in 2011, he reported on a case involving a Christian girl’s forced conversion and forced marriage. The authorities promptly took notice […]


PEMRA holds bidding for the auction of cable television networks for five cities

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (APP): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority ( PEMRA) on Monday held bidding for the auction of cable television network rights for five cities, including Taxila, Chua Saden Shah, Fateh Jang, Hazro and Pindi Gheb. In the bidding, Multi Cable Network won rights for Taxila and Wah Cantt, while IJWA Friends Network was […]


Ban on Imran’s TV coverage LHC seeks social media content

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday directed counsel for the incarcerated PTI Chairman Imran Khan to furnish the material available on social media to establish a ban on the coverage of the former premier in electronic media. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza was hearing a petition of Imran Khan questioning the alleged violation of a […]


Work pressure in journalism is a cause of psychological confusion

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It is not easy to do journalism in Pakistan due to low salaries, incomplete facilities, lack of training, threats, and pressure after reporting the news. There must be passion in it. There must be a passion for heartbreaking events, hard times, and hardships. Otherwise, the people associated with journalism become mentally confused; unfortunately, they don’t […]


Journalists become targets of insecurity due to political affiliation 

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Journalism is severely affected by the ongoing political polarization in the country. In the last few years, the media in Pakistan has been badly divided due to the ongoing political crisis in the country. Media houses appear to be competing with each other in verbal attacks against their opponents, which is affecting journalism, and some […]