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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Forms Editors-Government Liaison Committee

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KARACHI     –   Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) President Kazim Khan has announced establishment of CPNE Editors-Government Liaison Committee. According to a statement issued by the CPNE Secretary General, Amir Mahmood, the objectives of the Editors-Government Liaison Committee include right to awareness, freedom of the press and policies and laws related to the media, problems […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services requests (APNS) Prime Minister to review anti-media moves

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KARACHI – “The APNS expressed its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the Federal Government in the garb of austerity measures, have decided to discontinue  purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of  the Federal Government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services (APNS) concerned over government’s decision to discontinue purchase

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KARACHI: The APNS expresses its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the federal government in the garb of austerity measures, has decided to discontinue purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of the federal government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. Sarmad […]


Gradual decline of print media

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Digital media has played a significant role on how we get to know the daily news. Over a period of a decade, there can be seen a decline in the use of print media as many people decide to get the news from the apps they use in their mobile phones. Internet acts a powerful […]


Marriyum assures APNS of resolving issues of print media industry

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ISLAMABAD: Marriyum Aurangzeb, the federal information minister, has assured the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) that the present government strongly believes in the freedom of expression, and it will safeguard the freedom of press and address the problems faced by the print media. The information minister was speaking at a meeting of the executive committee […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) seeks immediate appointment of ITNE judge

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded immediate appointment of a judge of the Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE). In a joint statement, PFUJ president Shahzada Zulfiqar and secretary general Nasir Zaidi said the ITNE had been without a judge for more than two years, which resulted in pendency of hundreds […]


Media houses’ disputed dues to be settled, Ghani assures CPNE

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KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani on Thursday promised to clear “disputed dues” to different media organisations after settling the same through negotiations with their representative body. He also issued directives to the officials concerned regarding a fair distribution of advertisements to all media outlets and timely payment against them. Speaking to a delegation of […]


Media freedom gone worse compared to previous 2 years: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors

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The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has released “Pakistan Media Freedom Report – 2021”, according to which the situation of media freedom has gone worse compared to the previous two years. The report has been compiled under the supervision of CPNE’s Press Freedom and Monitoring Committee in the light of information acquired directly as […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors, Pakistan Broadcasters Association reject Fawad’s tweet on media revenues

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Top media associations including APNS, CPNE and the PBA have issued a statement taking serious notice of Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary’s tweet about media revenues and dismissed figures quoted by him as baseless and completely incorrect. “Subsequently the original source also clarified that the figures were printed erroneously due to a technical error,” according to […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors concerned over framing of charges against journalists

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The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Thursday expressed profound concern over the framing of charges against journalists in ex-GB chief judge Rana Shamim contempt case. In a statement, CPNE President Kazam Khan, Secretary General Amir Mehmood and other office-bearers said journalists convey facts to the people with unquestionable honesty and integrity and the court’s […]


Islamabad High Court sets Jan 20 for the Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employees head’s appointment

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah directed the federal government on Wednesday to appoint the chairman of the Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employees (ITNE) by Jan 20. While hearing a case on journalists and media workers’ protection, job security and the implementation of the wage board, the IHC chief justice noted with […]


Chief Minister Bizenjo orders fund release for newspapers

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QUETTA: Balochistan Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has taken notice of the delay in disbursement of funds for payment of bills in the form of advertisements and directed the Secretary Finance to release the funds immediately and submit a report in this regard. He said that the newspaper industry of the province would not be […]


Government announces to by-default register Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors member publications under Digital Media Policy

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has agreed to by-default register all member-publications of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) under the new Digital Media Policy. The commitment was conveyed by Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain and Minister of State for Information Farrukh Habib during a meeting with a delegation of CPNE led by […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors office-bearers elected

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LAHORE: Kazim Khan was elected president of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) in the polls held during the meeting of its standing committee in Lahore on Wednesday. Amir Mahmood was elected secretary general while Ayaz Khan was elected senior vice president and Yousuf Nizami was elected deputy secretary general. The meeting passed a […]