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TV channel proposed to mitigate academic losses

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education ShafqatMahmood on Tuesday chaired a meeting that decided to launch a TV channel as an alternative educational content delivery mechanism in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to mitigate academic losses. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Education, the meeting was informed that the proposed dedicated TV channel […]


Pakistan- KP women journalists form Network to raise voice for their rights

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PESHAWAR: The women journalists of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including the merged districts, have decided to form Women Journalist Network to raise voice for their rights from a single platform. In this regard, the maiden meeting of women journalists of KP was held in Peshawar on Saturday in which women journalists hailing from merged tribal districts were […]


APNS names winners of awards in journalists, business category

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ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced the names of the recipients of its annual awards which include five winners from Dawn. Those Dawn writers who clinched the awards are Khurram Husain (Best Column); Ziad Zafar (Best Investigation); Zofeen T. Ebrahim (Best Business/ Economic Report); Syed Mutaza Ali (Best Photograph) and Mohammad Zahoor […]


Funds To Include In PSDP For Journalists’ Welfare: Chief Minister

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QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan on Wednesday said provincial government would include more funds in next provincial public sector development program (PSDP) for the welfare of journalists and construction of Journalist Colony in Balochistan. He expressed these views while addressing at oath taking ceremony of new elected member of Balochistan Union Journalist […]


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 […]


Special desk to handle journalists’ issues set up

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A special desk to handle the none-payment of salaries and continues lay off of journalists from newspapers and television channels has been set up at the National Press Club in Islamabad, according to a press release issues by a Joint Action Committee on Media Crisis here on Tuesday. An extra-ordinary meeting of the Joint Action […]


Fawad Chaudhry asks Netflix, Amazon to invest in Pakistan

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While praising recently concluded Pakistani drama series ‘Mere Pass Tum Ho’ Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudray has urged global tech giants Amazon and Netflix to invest in Pakistan. He said Pakistan has a lot of talent and they won’t be disappointed if they invest in Pakistan entertainment industry. “Must congratulate ARY for showing […]


KPC holds training for cybercrime reporting

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To provide knowledge to journalists about cybercrimes and their impact on society, the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Saturday organised a training seminar in the club’s auditorium. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director Faizullah Korejo, FIA Deputy Director Abdul Ghaffar and Media Matters for Democracy’s program manager Hija Karman gave lectures to the participants, explaining […]


Pemra awards IPTV service licence to SCO for GB

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) awarded Internet Protocol IPTV Distribution Service Licence to Special Communications Organisation (SCO) for Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region. According to announcement made by the SCO here on Friday, in this regard, a signing ceremony was held at Pera HQ Islamabad. The ceremony was attended by Major General Ali Farhan […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Investigative Reporting Fellowships For Pakistani Journalists

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Call for Applications   Last date for receiving applications:   Sunday January 5, 2020   Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 7th batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships.   The fellowships facilitate Pakistani journalists to produce investigative report that meet the professional, ethical and legal standards. PPF will provide support to journalists, to professionally […]


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 […]


PM highlights importance of media

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that his government believed in freedom of press. The prime minister stated this while chairing a meeting about reforms in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the role of Press Information Department in projecting the government’s social welfare and economic development initiatives and highlighting positive image of the country […]


Pakistani-American journalist to moderate US presidential debate

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WASHINGTON: A Pak­istani-American, Amna Nawaz, has created history by becoming the first South Asian American journalist selected to moderate a US presidential debate. Amna Nawaz of PBS News Hour will co-moderate the sixth Democratic primary debate on Dec 19 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff will lead the […]