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KP depts asked to link ads to payment of newspaper employees’ salary

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PESHAWAR: The chairperson of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information Department, Samar Haroon Bilour, has directed various departments to link issuance of advertisements to newspapers to payment of salaries to their employees. Ms Bilour issued the directive on Tuesday during a meeting she was presiding over, said an official statement. She said since […]


Jang, Geo Group’s Polio Versus Pakistan campaign: Famous people hit by polio during their lifetime

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LAHORE: As Pakistan continues to struggle against the wild poliovirus and the life-long disability it causes, country’s largest media house, the “Jang Group and Geo Television Network” has now entered the fray with a zeal to spread awareness about the very high frequency of the disease in this part of the world, its prevention and […]


Journalism today

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RUNNING a red line through the news, silencing dissenting voices, enforcing media blackouts on television broadcasts, placing popular cable channels on the back end, eliminating certain anchors’ programmes — these are issues that journalism has long been facing. In the digital age, however, the greatest challenge for the press is the bid to survive. Now, […]


پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن نے میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت کے فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔

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درخواست جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ جمعہ،27فروری،2020 پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت   کے فیلو شپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔ اس فیلو شپ پروگرام کا مقصد آزادی اظہار رائے کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا کارکنان کو مدد فراہم کرناہے تاکہ وہ میڈیا کی […]


Pakistan Press Foundation issues call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity

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Last date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has issued a call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity in Pakistan. The fellowship program aims to promote freedom of expression by providing support to media professionals to produce stories related to issues on Media Safety and Impunity. The fellowship programs […]


Anti-polio campaign: Cricketer, anchors join Geo News to eliminate crippling disease

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KARACHI: The Geo News along with anchorpersons and celebrities, including several top cricketers and actors, appealed to the people of Pakistan to get their children inoculated against poliovirus to save the future generation from the life-crippling disease. The Geo News was joined by former cricketer Moin Khan, anchorpersons Saleem Safi, Shehzad Iqbal, and Absa Komal […]


HBL PSL 2020 schedule of Media Day announced

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To provide better player access to the media during the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to organise Media Days in the lead up to its flagship event, which will be attended by all the sides. The Media Days, to be held in Karachi and Lahore from 15th-18th February, […]


Seminar discusses media’s role in fight against polio

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QUETTA:Balochistan Coordinator of Emergency Operation Center Rashid Razzaq said the fight against polio is a national cause in which everybody has to play their role, lauding the media for playing a positive part in the drive. Addressing a day-long workshop titled “The Role of Media in the Polio Campaign”, Razzaq said polio has almost ended […]


Senior Pemra official suspended during harassment inquiry

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ISLAMABAD: The federal ombudsman for the protection against harassment of women at the workplace on Tuesday suspended the service of a senior Pemra official to prevent influence in an inquiry. Ombudsperson Kashmala Tariq was hearing a complaint filed by a Pemra employee against a human resource and administration official in which the employee accused him […]


Delegation of Newly Elected Body of Karachi Press Club Meets Governor Sindh

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KARACHI: A delegation of newly elected officials and senior members of Karachi Press Club (KPC) met with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail here at the Governor’s House on Friday. The delegation was led by President of the Club Imtiaz Khan, said a statement. Other members included Vice President Saeed Sarbazi, Secretary Arman Saber, Joint Secretary Saqib […]


Info Minister Congrats Office Bearers Of Upper Dir Press Club

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai Saturday congratulated new office bearers of Press Club Upper Dir and Union of Journalists. In a felicitation message issued here, the minister expressed the hope that newly elected cabinet would utilize all its energies and capabilities for welfare of their fellow colleagues. He said the provincial government […]


Woman booked after her dog attacks anchor

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A female anchor has filed an FIR at the Darakhshan police station in Karachi against a woman whose dog attacked her in the upmarket Defence neighbourhood. Police said they have registered the FIR on the complaint of anchorwoman Qandeel Nasra. The complaint states that Qandeel lives in a residential apartment building in Defence Phase-V on […]


‘Role of press is to challenge people in power’

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KARACHI: The role of the press is to challenge the people in government and power. The security situation has improved in Pakistan, which is why we encourage tourists to come here, though there are areas of reservation. We have expressed our concern to the Indian government regarding the human and constitutional rights situation in Kashmir. […]


PSL 2020: Quetta Gladiators announce Jang Group as media partner

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KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Quetta Gladiators today announced the Jang Group as their media partner for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020. Franchise owner Nadeem Umer and Jang Media Group’s Sarmad Ali signed a contract to officiate the agreement. PSL 2020 is set to kick off from February 20 in Pakistan, with 34 […]