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Firdous asks media to help govt highlight its achievements

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Wednesday while vowing to provide all out assistance of the government to protect the media has urged the media to help the government in highlighting the achievements of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. Addressing an Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) award distribution ceremony, […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

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آخری تاریخ 5 جنوری، 2020 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے ساتویں بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس میں صلاحیت سازی کے لیے ورکشاپس  کے انعقاد کے علاوہ ادارتی اور تکنیکی معاونت بھی فراہم کی جائے گی۔ منتخب امیدواروں کو سینئر صحافی کے ساتھ […]


APNS regrets use of ads as a tool to silence media

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PR KARACHI – The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has regretted that the present democratically elected government is resorting to use advertisements as a tool to silence fair and objective comments in the print and electronic media. The executive committee of the APNS which met here yesterday with APNS President Mr Hameed Haroon in chair, pointed out […]


PM to take up PBC digital broadcasting policy next week

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ISLAMABAD: A digital migration policy for Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) will be presented to Prime Minister Imran Khan in the next week, Information Secretary Zahida Parveen told a subcommittee of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting. The committee met here to discuss the ongoing reforms in Radio Pakistan and was chaired by […]


It’s Sairbeen’s final goodbye after 51 years

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BBC Urdu’s flagship radio programme about current affairs Sairbeen will fall silent on Dec 31 this year and will not see the New Year after having been on air for 51 years. BBC Urdu Service head Mehvish Hussain has attributed the decision to falling short wave and medium wave audiences and the “migration” of younger […]


Govt to facilitate institutions to work within limits: Firdous

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Friday said the government will discharge its duty of a facilitator, enabling the state institutions to work within their constitutional and legal parameters. Speaking here at a function, Dr Firdous emphasised that the government would ensure internal stability in the country, […]


Pemra directed to stop media from airing programmes against lawyers

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PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court Bench has ordered Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to issue directives to electronic media not to air derogatory and one-sided programmes and remarks against lawyers on account of Punjab Institute of Cardiology incident. The Abbottabad bench of PHC comprising Justice Ijaz Anwar and Justice Shakeel Ahmad ordered Pemra to […]


New media curbs

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This government is at it again. Prime Minister’s Adviser on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan told journalists that the Prime Minister has given a task to the law minister to sit with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) officials to finalise draft of a law to curb media coverage of convicts and absconders. Without […]


Body to solve media houses, workers’ issues soon: Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Friday said a committee was being constituted to overcome challenges that media workers, houses and the industry as a whole was facing. “T20 match is always thrilling and our effort is that the T20 match between the journalist community and the government […]


Sindh govt bans officers to appear in media talks, TV shows

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KARACHI- The Sindh government has im­posed a ban on officers espe­cially from police department to appear in media talks and tele­vision shows, sources said on Thursday. The provincial authorities have issued a notification which was sent to 11 government departments including police forces. According to the notification, Sindh govt officers and civil ser­vants have been restricted to […]


Responsible Media

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The meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information & Broadcasting had more or less the same narrative that we are used to seeing from the government. When the subject of media freedom is brought up, intrinsic freedoms of speech and choice are usually discussed with the additional caveat of protecting the interests of […]


JS Bank Case: Court issues non bailable warrants against TV channel’s owner, anchor

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KARACHI: The Addl District and Sessions Judge, West, Karachi issued non bailable warrants against four people including the anchor and owner of a private tv channel for defaming the JS Bank through a concerted fake propaganda campaign and not appearing before court. While cancelling their bails, the judge directed the DIG West to arrest and […]


Sana’s legal team boycotts court proceeding against media ban

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LAHORE: The legal team of former law minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Saturday boycotted trial proceedings of drug case in protest against ban on media coverage and restriction on lawyers’ entrance to a special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) by the police. A police contingent deployed outside the courtroom manhandled lawyers and did […]


Voice for Kashmiris: AJK radio bursts through India’s info blockade

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ISLAMABAD: India’s government has been at pains to hide the simmering anger of the people of Occupied Kashmir ever since it stripped away the disputed territory’s special status in August. Total information blockaded it imposed on the region in the run-up to the contentious move has condemned the people of the occupied territory to silence till date. But […]