Media Research Documentation and Training Center - Part 2
Pakistan Press Foundation

Open Your Mouth?

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“When it comes to racism, discrimination, corruption, public lies, dictatorships, and human rights, you have to take a stand as a reporter because I think our responsibility as journalist is to control those who are abusing power.”-Jorge Ramos Article 19 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan pertaining to freedom of speech etc. […]


PPF concerned at the detention of Hayatullah Khan’s brother; calls for an inquiry

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is concerned at the detention Zameer Khan, of on November 19 in the town of Miraali in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Khan is a brother of slain journalist Hayatullah Khan who was murdered in 2006. PPF urges an independent inquiry into Khan’s detention and if it is related to his family’s efforts in […]


‘Never did Urdu journalism face as difficult a time as today’

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Speakers at a session on the second day of the Annual Urdu Conference were unanimous in their opinion that though it had been a downhill journey for the Urdu journalism, it was to stay. They called for improving the professional standards of Urdu journalism and infuse new ideas, blood and technology to bring it on […]


Photojournalist Azhar Jafri remembered

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In association with Tasweergarh, Camera for People, and The Little Art, Aangun Centre for Learning and Culture launched a series of events Friday honouring Pakistani photographers. Based on the work of the late acclaimed photojournalist Azhar Jafri, the first event in the series, was addressed by Mustafa Nazir Ahmad, freelance journalist, and Aun Jafri, photojournalist […]


Experts stress on responsible journalism to counter effects of fake news, misinformation

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Rawalpindi: In a Seminar arranged by the Accountability Lab Pakistan held at the Rawalpindi Press Club where speakers discussed the key drivers and impacts of fake news and disinformation upon Society, especially on our youth and Role of Journalism. The event was Chaired by in charge Rawalpindi Press Club Ms Shakela Jalil: Ms. Shazia Mehboob […]


Arshad Sharif’s family demand justice as they grieve ‘kind-hearted’ journalist killed in Kenya

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When a prominent Pakistani investigative journalist was shot dead by Kenyan police on a dirt road on the outskirts of Nairobi, the questions began swirling immediately. How did he come to be there? Why did the police shoot at his vehicle? And did his outspoken reporting – often critical of the military establishment that wields […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) condoles death

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KARACHI: Sarmad Ali, President and Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have expressed profound grief on behalf of APNS Office Bearers and members of the Executive Committee over the sad demise of veteran journalist and playwright Imran Aslam, President, Jang – Geo Group. The APNS acknowledges his role and contribution […]


Bajaur jirga resolves dispute between medics, journalists

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BAJAUR: A jirga succeeded to resolve a dispute between local journalists and the staff of district headquarters hospital Khar here on Thursday. The jirga comprised of local MNA, political leaders figures and officials of the district administration held several meetings with both the parties to resolve the issue. The local journalists alleged that medical superintendent […]


Imran Aslam, a giant of journalism, passes away at 70

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Imran Aslam, Group President of Geo and Jang, has passed away at 70 years of age, Geo News reported Friday. The veteran journalist, scriptwriter, thespian, voice-over artist and TV network head had been ill for some time and was undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Aslam was born in 1952 in Madras, now known as Chennai. He […]


Notices on plea against ban on Joyland

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Punjab government and the film censor board on a petition challenging a ban on the exhibition of film Joyland in the province. Representing the petition filed by the producers of the film, Advocate Usama Khawar contended that the film had initially been approved for […]


PIC Directs PCTB to Ensure Implementation of RTI Law

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LAHORE: The Punjab Information Commission has reprimanded the Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board’s Public Information Officer (PIO) for negligence in official responsibilities and directed the Managing Director to ensure proper steps for implementing the Right to Information (RTI) law. According to details, hearing of a complaint title “Shahbaz Akmal Jandran Vs Punjab Curriculum and Textbook […]


‘Sitara-i-Imtiaz to be conferred on late journalist Ziauddin’

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ISLAMABAD: The government will confer posthumous Sitara-i-Imtiaz on veteran journalist Mohammad Ziauddin for his contribution in the field of journalism. Besides, a chair will also be set up at the Centre of Excellence for Journalism in IBA Karachi in his honour, said Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal. He was speaking at a condolence reference organised by […]


Internet disrupted after undersea cable cut

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KARACHI: Internet services were disrupted across Pakistan on Tuesday after one of two undersea cable links operated by a private telecommunication company was damaged in a coastal town of Egypt, an official said. A brief statement issued by the Pakistan Telecom­m­u­nication Auth­ority (PTA) said the problem was immediately spotted and identified, leading to efforts to […]


JIT to record statement of man alleging Nawaz involved in Arshad Sharif’s killing

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ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team (JIT) constituted to probe into Arshad Sharif’s killing in Kenya is scheduled to record on Wednesday (today) the statement of the man who accused former prime minister Nawaz Sharif of being part of the plot to murder the journalist and the assassination attempt on former prime minister Imran Khan. Over a week […]


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