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Media Ethics

پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اور آزادی صحافت آزادی صحافت کے عالمی دن کو یادگار منانے کے لیے پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی رپورٹ

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پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی حفاظت اورآزادی صحافت 2019-2020کی عالمی آزادی صحافت پر رپورٹ جاری کردی ہے پاکستان میں میڈیا COVID-19سے رونما نئے اور سخت امتحان میں اپنی ذمہ داری نبھارہاہے۔ملک میں اس وبا کے پھوٹنے سےلے کر اب تک دو صحافی جاں بحق ہوئے اور کم از کم 38کا […]


Maulana Tariq Jameel apologises for remarks against media

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ISLAMABAD: Maulana Tariq Jameel apologised for his remarks against the media on Friday, a day after his comments during the Ehsaas Telethon on Pakistani channels created quite a buzz on social media. Speaking to a private news channel about his remarks from the other day, Jameel said that he had made a mistake. Jameel’s comments […]


Media used as shield to defend corruption: PM Imran Khan

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he had witnessed the highs and lows of Pakistani media. “I have seen ratings of TV anchors go up and also, go down,” he said. “Respect and dishonour both are in Allah’s hands. If someone thinks he can bring dishonour to another person, he is wrong.” He said […]


Some sections of media not working on basis of facts: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday some sections of the media were not doing journalism on the basis of facts. Speaking to a group of owners of private YouTube channels and social media activists at the Prime Minister Office, he highlighted how some media houses and anchorpersons had flourished with the passage of […]


Media lies: Hamid Mir asks Tariq Jamil to name TV owner

LAHORE: Hamid Mir, the host of Geo News programme Capital Talk, Thursday asked renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil to name the media owner he had alluded to in his prayer as the live telethon. Hosting the programme, Mir said that Maulana Tariq Jamil had said before praying that media thrived on lies and a […]


Journalists being told off at police pickets despite permission to commute

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Incidents of misbehaving and manhandling of Karachiites, including journalists who are allowed to commute to perform their professional responsibilities, are continuing at police pickets established in various parts of the city to enforce the ongoing lockdown. II Chundrigar Road is an artery frequently used by journalists, as the offices of several media organisations are located […]


KUJ takes exception to blanket ban on pillion riding in city

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Karachi: Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) has regretted withdrawal of ex­emption, previously granted to journalists and media workers, with regard to ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi. KUJ President Ashraf Khan and its General Secretary, Ah­mad Malik along with other elected office bearers of the or­ganization in a joint statement here Sunday said the […]


A journalist ‘wrongly’ tweets Alex Hales tested positive for Coronavirus; the opener gives a fitting response

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The Pakistan Super League (PSL) was called off on Tuesday amid Coronavirus outbreak. Rather according to PCB, an overseas player, who left Pakistan a few days ago, developed symptoms of Coronavirus which led to them taking the tough days. Moreover, the former Pakistan cricketer and commentator, Ramiz Raja confirmed that the cricketer was Alex Hales […]


Pemra asks TV channels not to air ‘indecent content’

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued an advice to all satellite TV channels on Friday over airing of content about World Women’s Day, urging them to realise their “obligation to uphold moral values”. The advice said all satellite channels must ensure that programmes related to Women’s Day, being observed on Sunday (March […]


Pakistanis Are Slamming Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar After He Gave Gaali to A Woman On Live TV

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Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar is not a new name when it comes to humiliating women and being a shameless prick about it. Despite being a successful writer, he holds no respect and basic decency when it comes to talking to women. Recently, on a live TV show, Khalil Ur Rehman lost his cool for no […]


Hostage to bigots

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PEOPLE want to live in a society where they enjoy freedom of thought and action and can exercise their right to speak out. Unfortunately, there is now an attempt to roll back these fundamental rights. We are witnessing an alarming rise of bigotry in society that is undermining democratic values. The strengthening of religious extremism […]


Firdous seeks religious scholars help for checking fake news

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Monday sought the help of religious scholars in discouraging fake news and promoting journalism, based on Islamic principles of accuracy and verification. Addressing a function in connection with role of religious scholars in reformation of the society, she said […]


‘Pemra’s regional GM reported anchor’s highhandedness in his letter to chairman’

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ISLAMABAD: The Pemra’s clarification is in negation of the incident report signed by Regional General Manager Lahore Ikram Barkat that he also submitted on February 14, 2002 to Pemra chairman who was also insulted by the anchor during WhatsApp call. It’s file number is 14 (02)/RO-LHR/97/34192. This correspondent can provide in case Pemra Headquarter has buried it somewhere in order to hush up the matter. The incident as narrated in the incident report belies official clarification which has termed it “an outcome of misunderstanding.” A few excerpts from the incident report submitted by Pemra Lahore office merits mention to belie the impression created in Pemra’s clarification. The incident report reads: “It is to inform that on 13.02.2002 at around 3pm the undersigned (Ikram Barkat) was sitting in office with a guest when a well-known journalist/anchor along with two persons in civil dress and three armed persons in police uniform entered Pemra Regional Office Lahore. The journalist/anchor and his companions came on white Toyota Corolla bearing green number plate ‘LEG-123’. He entered office while shouting and directing his companions to seal the premises and close the doors of office and that no one should be allowed to enter or exit from office (koi na bhagay yahan say, gate band kar do, DVR qabzay mein lay lo, seal kar do etc.). He further shouted ‘where DVR or CCTV cameras installed in the office is.’ He quickly approached RGM Office, then moved to conference room and instructed his men to confiscate the DVR of CCTV cameras. Few Pemra officials, being panic of the situation tried to stop the people accompanied by the journalist/anchor. The police officials tried to manhandle the Pemra’s officials as well. However, after hearing the shouting, the undersigned immediately came out of my office […]


Pemra clarifies news item

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday clarified a news item published by a section of media regarding threats and detention of its staff in Lahore by an anchor person of a private news channel. Pemra is a public office organisation which deals with general public and stakeholders on daily basis, said […]