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Unequipped on the frontlines

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Photojournalists seek better safety equipment, gear Dateline: Karachi, December 9 Photojournalists from across Pakistan emphasized the need for media houses to provide safety equipment and better gear to enable them to better cover major incidents like explosions, attacks and protests without exposing themselves to mortal danger. This was the consensus at the ‘National Consultative Dialogue […]


Concern on growing commercialism of media

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Working journalists have expressed concerns over growing commercialism of media and urged giving more focus on news related to public interest. Speaking at a three-day training workshop here arranged by Pakistan Press Foundation on Journalism Skills in collaboration with International Media Support and the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad, they said though the security threats […]


Tradition of attacking journalists and the seeking apology must be ended, workshop demands

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HYDERABAD, August 24: While condemning the recent attacks on media houses in Karachi, Hyderabad’s journalists said that journalists’ organizations, media houses, and government should jointly make an integrated strategy to protect media persons. “The tradition of attacking and harming journalists, and then seeking apology must be brought to an end now, while accused involved in […]


Larkana police to provide security to journalists covering risky assignments

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Some journalists who reported about recent bomb blast incidents in Larkana have received threats, and the Larkana Press Club has decided to convene a meeting on this issue. Police would be requested to provide journalists reporting conflict issues in Larkana division bulletproof vests for their safety. Larkana Press Club has announced a toll-free number for […]


‘Women’s issues, corruption not given due coverage’

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Karachi: Media outlets in Pakistan continue to afford less coverage to news related to corruption and women empowerment, an aspect that calls for immediate reconsideration as these areas remain key for socio-economic and democratic progress in the country. This was one of the main points discussed at a media training workshop on journalistic skills and […]


Pakistani newspapers’ coverage of media focuses on flexing of muscles by electronic media regulators

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Pakistan’s print media highlighted important issues including the revival of Censorship Committee on Defence Planning (CCDP) after 18 years; the recent flexing of muscles by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to regulate private TV channels and the opening of Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. PPF monitored […]

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Right to info, whistleblower protection laws emphasized

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LAHORE – Transparency International Pakistan has highlighted the need of Right to Information and Whistleblower Protection Laws for the citizens of Pakistan to hold their leaders and officials accountable. “Public institutions must prioritise anti-corruption efforts to rebuilt public trust. There should be an efficient monitoring and integrity mechanisms across all sectors so that the gap […]

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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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Journalists, Intellectuals pay tribute to Khalid Hasan

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By: JAAN HAIDER Pakistani intellectuals and writers paid tribute to Khalid Hasan as they highlighted the late author’s work and contribution to journalism. His friends and colleagues, who in his long career also worked as Washington correspondent for the Associated Press of Pakistan from 2000 to 2002, gathered under the banner of Washington Policy Analysis […]

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Responsible reporting: Of truth and national interest

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By Saeed Rahman LAHORE: “To do interesting work, journalists will sometimes have to break the law,” said journalist Shahan Mufti. Mufti, along with journalists Zahid Hussain and Matthieu Aikins, was speaking at a session Reportage on Pakistan on Saturday at the Lahore Literature Festival. Mufti cited the example of the NSA leaks and the discussion […]

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Democrats win KPC polls

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KARACHI: The Democrats panel won the Karachi Press Club elections for 2014 on Saturday with majority. According to the results, Imtiaz Khan Faran of daily Awam was elected president with 486 votes. His rival, Ayub Jan Sarhandi (Daily News), secured 61 votes. The seven members of the governing body were also elected. They are: Irshad […]

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Journalists Panel clean sweeps NPC polls

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ISLAMABAD: The Journalists Panel has swept the National Press Club (NPC) elections for 2014, defeating the Grand Journalist Panel and Jaago Liberal Panel. It was their eighth consecutive win. All the candidates of the panel won the elections by a huge margin. According to the results announced on Friday morning, Shehryar Khan of the Journalists […]

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Media men take on each other

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LAHORE: Journalist Panel and Progressive Panel will contest for managing the affairs of Lahore Press Club in 2014 in elections to be held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal on Wednesday (today). Polling will start at 9:00 am and end at 7:00 pm with one hour lunch break for electing President, Vice President, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer and eight […]

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