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Need of security of freelance journalists in Baluchistan stressed

Pakistan Press Foundation

Physical and psycho-social security plays a vital role in the lives of freelance journalists.  This was the consensus of the round table discussion and training workshop on ‘Safety for Freelance Journalists’ based in Baluchistan organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) with the support of Foundation Open Society Institute in Quetta form 10 to 12 April […]


Need stressed to boost mobile journalism in Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

MULTAN: Mobile journalism is an emerging form of journalism to gather, edit and distribute news using portable devices with network connectivity, said Noreen Shams, a broadcast journalist and trainer for a three-day training on mobile journalism, organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with Open Society Foundation in Multan. She said that cell phone […]


Safety training workshop for journo held

Pakistan Press Foundation

SHIKARPUR – The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is an independent organisation which has been trying their level best to establish an effective freelance journalist’s network of media and journalists throughout Pakistan. These views were expressed by the PPF officials on a three days workshop of safety training for journalists on Thursday. They said the PPF […]


Pakistan needs training in safety and security of freelance journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation

Saif ul Islam, President Khyber Union of Journalist said journalists including freelancers have been badly affected because of terrorism in this region. Many parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province were declared as war zones, but journalists kept working there. He stressed the importance and need for providing safety trainings to journalists working in conflict […]


Workshop and round table discussion for freelance journalists based in Baluchistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Press Foundation with support of Open Society Foundation (OSF) organized a three-day workshop on ‘Mobile Journalism for freelance Journalists based in Baluchistan’ and a round table discussion with the publishers and editors of media houses to discuss the problems, opportunities and recommendations for the freelance journalists based in Baluchistan. The training was conducted by […]


Pakistan Press Foundation awards 19 investigative journalism fellowships

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi November 15, 2017: The Pakistan Press Foundation has awarded 19 journalists from across Pakistan fellowships to pursue investigative stories on a range of social, political and economic issues. The fellows were selected from a pool of over 150 applicants in a rigorous selection process conducted by a panel of 17 reporters and editors who […]


پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپس

Pakistan Press Foundation

درخواستوں کی وصولی کے لئے دوسرا اعلان آخری تاریخ 20 اگست 2017ء پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کےلئے 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 […]

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Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

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Second Call for Applications Closing Date August 20, 2017 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in collaboration with Netherlands-based Free Press Unlimited, seeks applications for fellowships on investigative journalism. The call for applications is part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on […]

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PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowship

Embedded video from this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGy02IHiu0w&feature=youtu.be Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) rolled out its first batch of investigative reporting fellows as part of a three-year project on promoting investigative journalism in Pakistan. PPF will commission a total of 90 investigative stories as part of its project with Netherlands-based Free Press Unlimited, with 30 Fellowships awarded each […]

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Responding to Pakistan’s UN review: In conversation with Owais Aslam Ali and Matthew Redding

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The State of Pakistan was reviewed for the first time by the UN Human Rights Committee this week in Geneva. In preparation for the examination, the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) together with IFEX, the global network defending and promoting the right to freedom of expression and information, and RIDH, the International Network of Human Rights, submitted an alternative report in advance […]

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Slain journalist Saleem Shahzad’s family lost the hope for Justice

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI, May 30: “We have no hope and faith on police and government as they are not serious in providing justice as no progress has been made in the case in fact “they” neglected the commission’s recommendations” says Anita, widow of slain journalist Saleem Shahzad. On May 29, 2011, Shahzad was picked up from federal […]

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مقتول صحافی سلیم شہزاد کا خاندان انصاف سے ناامید

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کراچی، 30 مئی: مقتول صحافی سلیم شہزاد کی بیوہ انیتا نے کہا ہے کہ “ہمیں پولیس اور حکومت سے کوئی امید ہے،  نہ ہی ان پر بھروسہ کیونکہ وہ انصاف کی فراہمی میں بالکل دلچسپی نہیں رکھتے اور نہ ہی مقدمے میں کوئی پیش رفت کی گئی ہے بلکہ درحقیقت “انہوں” نے کمیشن کی تجاویز […]

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PPF raise voices to end Press freedom violations

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned over the killings of media workers including journalist, ill treatment with a journalist, violation of media rights and freedom of expression in Afghanistan, Mexico, Egypt, Malaysia and Ukraine. On May 24, 2017, PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter to Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, expressed serious […]

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PPF seeks justice for Malaysian journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak expressed serious concern that the trial of Malaysiakini Chief Executive Officer, PremeshChandran on May 15 over the airing of an allegedly ‘offensive’ video on KiniTV website. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Malaysian government demanded to immediately […]

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