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Pakistan Press Foundation PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships For Pakistani Journalists

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Call for Applications Closing Date: July 2, 2019 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 5th batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships. The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to facilitate Pakistani journalists to produce investigative report that meet the professional, ethical and legal standards. PPF will provide […]


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پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن پی پی ایف کی جانب سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں آخری تاریخ 02 جولائی، 2019 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے پانچویں بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس  کے لئے […]


Media and development

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What has gone wrong with our economy? This is the most frequently asked question in Pakistan these days – particularly on TV talk shows. On a private TV channel last week, I was asked a hilarious question on the economic crisis and the anchorperson expected me to give a sensational answer. The question was not […]


New advertising policy in the offing: Awan

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Tuesday said that a new advertising policy is being formulated while the wage board award for journalists will be discussed after Eid. Speaking at the Lahore Press Club today, Dr Firdous urged media to come forward for bringing about an improvement […]


Pakistan Advertisers Society hosts first-ever prestigious Effie Awards

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KARACHI: The first Effie Awards Pakistan was held in Karachi on May 4th, 2019 under the auspicies of the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS). With the affiliation of Effie Worldwide, PAS Awards, which is Pakistan’s most prestigious marketing effectiveness award programme, joined the global Effie network to become Effie Awards Pakistan. With more than 600 people […]


Activemedia bags international awards

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Effie Pakistan is a non-profit organization formed in partnership between Pakistan Advertisers Society and Effie Worldwide. It recognizes outstanding marketing ideas. The award is presented to companies with significant achievement in marketing communications, with Activemedia taking multiple awards this year. Activemedia won Effie in 5 categories including Coca Cola Food and Music Festival (producers and […]


Jang Media Group wins Effie Award 2019

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KARACHI: The Jang Media Group has won the prestigious Effie Award for its contribution towards the advertising and marketing industry for over 70 years. Effie Pakistan is a global initiative represented by the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS). It highlights effectiveness in marketing communications, spotlighting marketing ideas that work and encourages marketing effectiveness. Effie has been […]


‘Journalism is all about trust’

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KARACHI: Good journalism matters. It’s all about trust. If everything is in order then you can lead your reader to a huge amount of information. To be a journalist is an important, responsible and complicated job. Think before you become one because it’s a privilege to have access to cases that others don’t. This was […]


Pemra chief presents performance report to Sindh governor

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Pemra chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig along with Executive Member Ashfaq Jumani called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail here on Thursday. The chairman presented Pemra’s performance report for the FY 2015-18 to the governor. During meeting, the chairman discussed various issues related to electronic media industry in Pakistan and expressed his unequivocal resolve to play a […]


Jang Media Group wins Innovation Challenge Grant from Google

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s esteemed media organisation, Jang Media Group, has won the prestigious  Innovation Challenge Grant  by Google, the only media group in the country to have secured the coveted spot. Under the Google’s Innovation Challenge Grant, over 215 news organisations and technology companies were considered from the Asia Pacific region, and Jang Media Group is […]


Pakistan Press Foundation issues call for applications for fellowships on safety of journalists

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Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has issued a call for applications for fellowships on safety of journalists in Pakistan. The fellowship program aims to promote freedom of expression by providing support to media professionals to produce stories related to issues on safety of journalists. The fellowship programs will include the capacity building workshops as well […]


Journalist gets Asian Environmental Award

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PESHAWAR: A Pakistani journalist, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakr, has bagged Asian Environmental Journalism Awards organized by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) at Singapore. According to a press release issued here from Singapore Environment Council, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakr, a Lahore-based environmental reporter, is among the 15 journalists and media outlets from around Asia who were […]


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 […]


Mindshare Pakistan has built AI-rich Media Planning solutions

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KARACHI: Using big data, machine learning and cognitive intelligence, Mindshare Pakistan has built AI-rich solutions that have transformed the way Media Planning has been done for ages. Mindshare Pakistan, a subsidiary of Group M Pakistan, and owned by the Global WPP network, has been in operation in Pakistan since 1999. With an elaborate and wide […]