Media workers’ protest continues
LAHORE: The Joint Action Committee of journalists and media workers on Wednesday staged a sit-in outside the press club here.They were protesting against lay-offs and salary cuts.
Besides office-bearers of journalists and media workers’ bodies, newsmen, cameramen, photojournalists and media workers joined the sit-in and chanted slogans against the owners of media houses.
They announced staging a sit-in daily to press the authorities concerned for making media house owners withdraw the retrenchments.
They demanded that the government order audit of media houses’ financial matters, including the advertisements payments as well as taxes paid.