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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns attacks on the media ahead of elections; emphasizes role of media in electoral process

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) condemns multiple incidents targeting journalists and media professionals in the lead-up to the general elections on February 8. Journalists are an essential part of the democratic electoral process and must be able to report on key developments regarding the elections without facing consequences.  PPF draws attention to the Election Commission of […]


ECP prepares election code of conduct draft for social media

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has prepared a draft of the code of conduct for social media, citing sources ARY News reported on Thursday. ECP sources said that social media activists would also be issued cards for general elections. “A statement on oath will be taken from social media activist that they will […]


Chairperson of Commission for the Protection of Journalists & Other Media Practitioners passes away

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Renowned lawyer Rasheed A Razvi, known for his profound legal expertise and contributions to the legal community, has passed away. Razvi’s legacy in the field of law spans decades, marked by his dedication to upholding justice and championing legal principles. Rashid A. Razvi was receiving medical care at a private hospital in Clifton. The funeral […]


Media compliance app launched to aid journalists in election coverage

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Caretaker Federal Minister of Information Murtaza Solangi inaugurated on Monday the cutting-edge Media Compliance application designed to streamline the reporting process for journalists and media personnel. The inauguration ceremony marked a significant milestone in ensuring a transparent and accountable electoral process. The Media Compliance application provides a user-friendly platform that enables journalists to file complaints […]


CM lays foundation-stone of media tower at DGPR

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Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi paid a visit to the Directorate General Public Relations (DGPR) Offices and laid the foundation-stone of the Digital and Social Media Tower. He inspected various sections of the DGPR office, met the officers and directed them to perform their duties in a proactive manner so as to effectively bring […]


Pakistan govt will not shut down internet on election day, says PTA

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The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has confirmed that internet services will work on election day (February 8), dispelling reports that any kind of pre-planned disruption was going to take place. A PTA official confirmed to Business Recorder that internet will work without interruption. Although government officials have on different occasions said internet will work on February 8, […]


Media helpline launched for quick redressal of journalist’s complaints: Solangi

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ISLAMABAD  –  Caretaker Federal Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi said on Monday that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MOIB) has launched a media helpline to redress complaints of both local and foreign journalists during elections. Addressing the launching ceremony of the media helpline, he said, in the present era of […]


Bahawalpur Press Club awards lifetime membership to CM Naqvi

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BAHAWALPUR  –  The Bahawalpur Press Club has announced to award a lifetime membership to Caretaker Chief Minister, Punjab, Mohsin Naqvi for his services to the welfare of the journalist community.  A delegation of Bahawalpur Press Club comprising the President, Chaudhary Muhammad Saleem and the General Secretary Athar Farooq visited the office of the Directorate of Public Relations, Government of […]