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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 […]


‘Study journalism if you have the aptitude for it’

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KARACHI: ‘Why should I study media?’ According to Kamal Siddiqi, director of the Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Admini­stration (CEJ-IBA), this is a question that’s in the mind of everyone studying media sciences these days besides wondering about a future in the media industry, especially now when the media is […]


Applications for Media Awards invited from KP journalists

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PESHAWAR: The entries for the Amir Ahmad Siddiqui (AAS) Media Awards have been invited for this year’s competition from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa journalists by March 20, 2019. According to a press release, the intending applicants were asked to send their entries by email to aasaward2019@gmail.com. They can also submit entries to the outgoing president of Khyber Union […]


The Progressive panel sweeps KUJ faction polls

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KARACHI: The Progressive panel swept the annual election of a faction of the Karachi Union of Journalists on Saturday. According to official results announced by Chief Election Commissioner Hasan Imam Siddiqui, Ashraf Khan of The Progressive panel won the election for the office of president as he polled 316 ballots against Tahir Hasan Khan of […]


BISP to launch extensive media awareness campaign on fraudulent SMS

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Islamabad: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has planned to execute an extensive media campaign involving print and electronic media to create awareness among the general public about fraudulent SMS. According to an official of BISP, more SMS based campaigns will also be pursued for saving the citizens from any hazard due to fake messages while […]


Data collection under RTI laws helps in investigation journalism

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Karachi, Feb 8:  For better investigative stories it is necessary for reporters to gather important data from related departments using the laws of right to information, said PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali. Speaking to the participants of a training workshop on use of RTI Act, he said these laws have ensured more transparency and […]


Press conference on effective implementation of Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016

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Call for taking measures for ensuring public access to information under RTI Coalition on Right to Information (CRTI) and its partners Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and Center of Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) raised the voice to urge the government to ensure implementation of Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act, 2016 on February 6, […]