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Seminar for 150 alumni begins

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Karachi: The US Department of State and the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) launched a training seminar for 150 alumni of the US-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism program on Thursday at the city campus of the the Institute for Business Administration (IBA). US Consul General Karachi Brian Heath opened at the new Centre for Excellence […]

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Three-month ‘Development Journalism’ training course organised

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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), University of Peshawar organized a three-month training course on Development journalism in collaboration with local and foreign donor’s organisations. The three month certification course is a joint venture of the University of Peshawar and FATA Development Programme, which is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic […]

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Coverage of terrorist incidents needs to go through boot camp

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Speakers at a seminar on media role during crisis and conflict situation called for training of the media persons covering such events and better editorial control of live reports and footage shown by electronic media. They said that conflict reporting was a specialised field, but unfortunately, in Pakistan no training is given to working journalists […]

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Workshop on sustainable development

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KARACHI: Emil Wyss, Consul-General of Switzerland, inaugurated a training programme on capacity-building of journalists at the office of Karachi Union of Journalists. The programme on “Sustainable development and role of media” was organised by the Council for Participatory Development. Speaking on the occasion, Wyss stressed sustainable development and the role of the media and said […]

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Pakistani university helps traumatized journalists

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Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front line of the country’s battle with terrorists. Mental health carries a stigma in Pakistan, but one team is fighting the taboo to help journalists traumatized by their work covering the front […]

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PPF Training Workshop For Journalists

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The world focus journalists safety in Pakistan. Islamabad, January 14, 2015; Since Pakistan has become the most dangerous country for journalists, the whole world is focusing it in regards of safety. There are more resources but the stakeholders are on backseat. Press clubs and unions should assess their responsibilities and present their demands to the […]

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PPF Training Workshop For Journalists

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KARACHI, January 10, 2015: The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with Free Press Unlimited is holding a 3-day residential training workshop, from 14th till 16th January, for journalists, in Islamabad. The workshop titled as “Safety and Security Training workshop for Journalists”, will bring together more than 25 journalists from more than 10 districts of […]

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Press clubs urged to increase security

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Hyderabad: Like other organization, the press clubs should increase their security and the civil defence department is ready to provide them necessary training, said deputy controller Civil Defence Department Hyderabad here on Thursday. He was speaking at a safety and security workshop for media organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) at the Hyderabad Press Club […]

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Press, police cooperation urged to check crime

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Hyderabad: Close cooperation between police and Press would help in checking crime in our society, said Principal of Regional Police Training Center (RTC) Hyderabad Nisar Ahmed Brohi. Speaking at a three-day training and safety workshop for media organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) here Wednesday, he said media is playing a valuable role for elimination […]

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Four-day workshop on journalists’ safety concludes

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Pakistan Press Foundation’s (PPF) Secretary-General Owais Aslam Ali said on Sunday that over 50 journalists had become victim of targeted killings in recent years in Pakistan and there was always lack of proper investigation in our society when it came to investigating murder of a journalist. “Only two out of 50 murder cases of journalists […]

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PPF organizes security training for journalists

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Islamabad: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organized an Advanced Security Training for Journalists on September 25-28, 2013 in Islamabad. Training was attended the journalists of Balochistan province, KPK and South Punjab. It focused on first-aid, safety and security of journalists. Trauma awareness, stress and risk management was also included in the training. Journalists were told how […]

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Elections improved image of Pakistan abroad, moot told

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Karachi: Despite many shortcomings the role of general elections 2013 in furthering the process of democracy in Pakistan is widely accepted, besides completion of the five-year tenure of previous democratic government and holding elections successfully and peacefully to elect the coming administration has improved the image of Pakistan at global level, said speakers of a […]

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Workshop discusses project activities

PESHAWAR – Radio can play a tremendous role in the mass awareness in the rural areas and the radio activities are required to be enhanced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) though keeping in view the cultural and traditional values of the region. This was agreed upon in a one-day consultative stakeholder’s workshop to […]

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Ensuring fair coverage: Lecture on reporting on elections held at SALU

KHAIRPUR: A lecture on the ‘Election Commission of Pakistan and Elections 2013 – How to Report Elections for the Print and Electronic Media’ was organised by Shah Abdul Latif University’s (SALU) media studies department on Monday. A senior journalist, Qazi Asif, spoke to the students about the history of the Election Commission of Pakistan. He […]

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