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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 […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society holiday

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KARACHI: Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society has announced that the member publications of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society will observe Tuesday, October 19, 2021 as closed holiday on account of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH). Consequently, there will be no morning newspapers on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 whereas the eveningers not […]


Commission for protection of journalists

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has nominated Kazi Asad Abid, Chief Editor, Ibrat Group of Publications as APNS representative on the Commission for the protection of journalists and media professionals. The Sindh Assembly has recently passed the Sindh Protection of Journalists and Media Practitioners Act 2021 which provides establishment of a Commission to […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society celebrates ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’ today

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has been celebrating 25th September as ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’ since 2019. On the request of the APNS, the Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative stamp to mark the ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’. The postal stamp will be available from the Post offices across the country from Saturday, […]


Print Media Development Authority bill will be resisted inside and outside Parliament: Senator Irfan

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ISLAMABAD: The member of Senate Standing Committee for Information and Broadcasting and Chairman Senate Standing Committee for Education, Senator Irfan Siddiqui has strongly criticized the proposal of the government to establish Print Media Development Authority. He stated that this proposal is an attempt to subjugate freedom of expression and terrorize the media already under pressure. […]


Govt finalised digital policy as demands accepted: CPNE

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LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has finalized the digital policy for newspaper websites having given in to the long-held demands of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). According to a CPNE press release issued on Saturday, the minister expressed his condolences over the death of the council’s president Arif Nizami […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) announces Eid holidays

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced two Eid holidays for its member publications, says a press release. It said all its members publications will observe two closed holidays on account of Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22. It further said there will be no morning newspapers on Thursday, July […]