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Non-negotiable for PPP

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Democracy and freedom of media are indispensible to each other. Their co-relationship is cherished for making qualitative difference in the political economy. For, they supplement the cause of each other to create enabling conditions for the nation to tread on the trajectory of stability, peace, prosperity and above all standing on the platform with respectable […]


Pakistan’s mobile internet users stand at 21 percent of the population: Report

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s mobile internet users as a percentage of the population were recorded at 21 percent at end of January 2018, according to a Global Digital report prepared by We Are Social and Hootsuite. The internet penetration stood at 22 percent (44.6 million users) of the population at end of the aforementioned period. Sifting through […]


Commonwealth issues media code of conduct

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LONDON: Against the backdrop of growing challenges to journalists in Commonwealth member states, six Commonwealth organisations have unveiled a 12-point code of conduct focused on the media’s role in good governance, said a statement on Wednesday. Published ahead of the Commonwealth Summit to be held in London later this month, The Commonwealth Principles on Freedom […]


Eighth wage board soon, journalists assured

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ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to establish the Eighth Wage Board for journalists and will present a summary to the federal cabinet soon, Marriyum Aurangzeb, the Minister of State for Information, said on Monday. The minister announced the decision after five hours of negotiations with a delegation of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), […]


PID starts publishing daily ad distribution plan on its website

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ISLAMABAD: The Press Information Department (PID) has started publishing its plan about daily advertisement distribution among the print and electronic media on its official website. Federal Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera had directed Press Information Officer Muhammad Saleem to bring transparency in distribution of advertisements among the media houses and publications. The […]


Press club gets Rs5m cheque

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak handed over a cheque for Rs5 million to the president of Peshawar Press Club here on Thursday. This was the last installment of the Chief Minister’s announcement for the provision of Rs10 million to Peshawar Press Club. Press Secretary to Chief Minister, Bahramand Jan, was also present on the occasion, […]


Hyderabad Union of Journalists’ office-bearers congratulated

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BADIN: Various social, political, elected representatives of provincial and national assembly and prominent figures have felicitated the new office-bearers of Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ) on their victory. Former speaker of National Assembly and MNA Dr Fehmida Mirza, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sindh’s information secretary, former Sindh chief minister Liaquat Jatoi, former Sindh home minister […]


At last, construction starts in Media Town

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The construction of houses started in Media Town, Hawksbay, on Saturday after 21 years since the land was allocated for the journalists of the city. Journalists from both print and electronic media participated in the ground breaking ceremony while the media aired news about the constructions activities. Dozens of journalists, officials of Layari Development Authority […]


CPNE seminar seeks media role in creating harmony among institutions

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Independent media is vital to strengthen democracy while it should also play its role in creating harmony among institutions instead of fanning differences in state organs. Speakers expressed these views while addressing a seminar titled “Challenges faced by the country and role of media,” here on Wednesday organised by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors […]


Sindh information minister visits Karachi press club, assures to solve problems

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KARACHI: Sindh Information, Labour and Transport Minister Nasir Shah on Thursday visited the Karachi Press Club and met the newly elected members of the governing body. He was accompanied by Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro, Secretary Transport Saeed Ahmed Awan, and Information Director Dr Muizzuddin Pirzada. He was welcomed by Press Club President Ahmed Khan […]


Arab News launches Pakistan edition as part of global expansion

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ISLAMABAD: Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, today announces the launch of a Pakistan online edition, as part of the newspaper’s ongoing global and digital expansion. The service — available in English at www.arabnews.pk — covers news and views from Pakistan and the wider region, with an particular focus on Islamabad’s ties with […]


Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

Third Call for Applications Closing Date February 11, 2018 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for the third batch of investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on in-depth stories related to issues of public […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

آخری تاریخ 11فروری، 2018 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس  کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت”  کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا سے وابستہ افراد کو […]


CJF praises KP cultural policy

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PESHAWAR: The Culture Journalists Forum (CJF), Peshawar has appreciated the much-awaited first ever cultural policy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. A forum of the meeting held here Sunday expressed satisfaction over the draft and termed it a well-prepared document which they said would safeguard both art and artists in addition to preservation and protection towards building […]