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Citing Lack of training among Journalist

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Being responsible is the backbone of journalism, but the Pakistani media lack this aspect, in Balochistan majority of the journalist have martyred and killed. While doing their duty, most significant reason of that is lack of training and the race of “Breaking news”. These heroes have left their loved one behind themselves who are still […]


Illegal Indian DTH, C-line equipment torched in Pindi

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) with the support of All Pakistan Satellite Goods Association and Rawalpindi Traders Union on Thursday torched illegal Indian DTH & C-Line Equipment at Imperial Market, Raja Bazaar, Rawalpindi. PEMRA Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig was the chief guest. Participants also chanted slogans against Indian DTH and in […]


BIEK imposes ban on journalists as exams begin

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In view of the cheating culture at its peak in the ongoing Secondary School Certificate annual examinations 2019 being held under the Board of Secondary Education Karachi since April 1, the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has imposed a ban on education journalists from the coverage of examination centres apparently in a bid to […]


Breaking the barriers

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When it comes to hard hitting stories, female journalists in Pakistan at times play second fiddle. It is high time we stop putting a patriarchal lens on stories. You! takes a look… There have been a number of famous male journalists in Pakistan who are inspirational reporters and news anchors. Their stories are concrete and […]


Descent into censorship

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Perhaps many Pakistanis first noticed the state of Indian mainstream news media when they caught a glimpse of its coverage of the Pulwama attack and Balakot strikes. There was genuine surprise — or more aptly, horror. However, for a section of the Indian media — especially, some respected news websites — the nationalistic, jingoistic and […]


Media muzzled

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Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (PECA) is just an addition to the already existing laws that are often used against the media and journalists; laws that allow the government of the day and the state to resort to newer tactics of censorship without having to use muscle power. To this day, no one knows […]


SC asks govt to tolerate media’s criticism

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ISLAMABAD   –    The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that neither it will curtail the right of freedom of expression nor it will stop the criticism, asking the federal government to tolerate media’s criticism. Going a step further, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed observed that he will prefer the unfair criticism if the choice is given to […]


Ex-servicemen body supports Pemra’s restrictions

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society (PESS) has supported the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) decision to impose restrictions on TV channels over inviting retired military officers to their talk shows and other programmes as defence analysts. A statement issued by the PESS on Sunday said that the society distanced itself from a decision taken […]


Will utilise all available resources to address journalists’ issues: CM

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QUETTA: Razaur Rehman and Zafar Baloch were elected president and general secretary of the Quetta Press Club (QPC) respectively in the election for the year 2019-20 held here on Saturday. According to the results announced by Election Committee Chairman Advocate Nadir Chalgari, Abdul Khaliq Rind was elected senior vice president (unopposed) while Banaras Khan was elected […]


پاکستانی صحافیوں کےلیے’صحافیوں کا تحفظ’ کے عنوان سے فیلوشپ پروگرام درخواستوں کی طلبی

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 پاکستان پریس فائونڈیشن (پی پی ایف) فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لئے درخواستیں چاہتا ہے جس کا مقصد صحافیوں کی حفاظت کے معاملات سے متعلق تحقیقی اسٹوریز پر توجہ مرکوز کرنے والے صحافیوں کی مدد کے ذریعے اظہار رائے کی آزادی کا فروغ ہے فیلوشپس میں صلاحیتوں کو بڑھانے کے لیے ورکشاپس ، ایڈیٹوریل اور تکنیکی مدد […]


Long Live Media!

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The Canvas Gallery is hosting Aamir Habib’s solo art exhibition titled ‘Media is Dead; Long Live Media!’ until March 21. A press release issued by the gallery stated that since the advent of the radio, the newspaper has been at risk of becoming redundant, being dethroned. It subsequently begged the question, would “video really kill […]


FM radio stations in tribal districts to counter ‘negative’ propaganda

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is likely to make functional five FM radio stations in the merged districts of the province to counter the narratives shaped by foreign radio broadcasts focused on the region, according to officials. “Several foreign radio channels including some international broadcasters having local setups and some others based in border areas […]


New broad-based media association formed

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An announcement has been made regarding the establishment of a broad-based and comprehensive organisation named the Pakistan News Media Association (PNMA). Zia Shahid has been appointed the chairman of the organising committee for the new entity. As per the plan, the committee has been tasked with framing a constitution for the PNMA as well as […]


People of Pakistan, India driven by hysterical media: Javed Jabbar

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Former Senator Javed Jabbar gave a talk on ‘Indi-Pakistan Relations – Future Known and Unknown’ at CMC. Jabbar observed that the Pakistan-India relationship is the most complex bilateral relationship. There are no two other nations in the entire world with this kind of multilayered complexities as found between India and Pakistan. The people, he said, […]