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Chinese media team visits SZABIST

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KARACHI – Chinese media delegation visited SZABIST, Karachi on 1st August 2018. The delegation was hosted by the SZABIST Media Sciences Department. SZABIST is the only educational institution in Sindh to which foreign media delegates are brought for an exchange of ideas. The Chinese media delegation consisted of five members who are renowned journalists, editors […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

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درخواستوں کے لئے چوتھا اعلان آخری تاریخ 18اگست، 2018 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے چوتھے بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس  کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت”  کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو […]


Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

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Fourth Call for Applications Closing Date August 18, 2018 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for the fourth batch of investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on in-depth stories related to issues of public […]


Aleem slams TV anchors for ‘maligning’ him

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ISLAMABAD – Senior PTI leader and one of the contenders of the chief minister Punjab Aleem Khan Thursday criticised some TV anchors what he said that he was being wrongly maligned for his closeness with the party chairman Imran Khan. Aleem Khan while talking to reporters here in Bani Gala said that his hands were […]


Attack on journalist protested

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MINGORA: Journalists protested against the attack on the house of a colleague here on Wednesday. Chanting slogans, the protesters condemned the attack on the house of Imran Khan who was working for a private news channel. Addressing the protesters, Essa Khankhel, Shireenzada, Syed Shahabuddin and others asked the government to provide security to the journalist […]


HRCP concerned over election counting process

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Tuesday expressed satisfaction that the 2018 general elections were held on time and remained, by and large, peaceful. However, it regretted the loss of many lives in violence preceding the elections and condoled with the families of the victims. In a statement, the HRCP expressed satisfaction […]


CPNE Reforms Committee announced

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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) President Arif Nizami has announced to constitute CPNE Constitution Reforms Committee. A statement issued by Dr Jabbar Khattak, CPNE secretary general, said that the approval for setting up the Constitution Reforms Committee was given during a recent meeting of CPNE’s Standing Committee. According to the announcement, the Code of […]


Fafen declares election 2018 ‘better than 2013’

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ISLAMABAD: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has claimed that voter turnout stood at 53.3 percent while long queues of voters were witnessed at polling stations during the general election 2018. The FAFEN, a non-governmental organization (NGO), Friday issued a report declaring the general election 2018 better than general election of 2013. According to the […]


Journalists’ body slams restrictions on media personnel on Election Day

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The Karachi Union of Journalists-Dastoor (KUJ-D) has criticised the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for preventing journalists from covering Wednesday’s polling process, saying restrictions on the media have created serious doubts about the transparency of the elections exercise. “Media persons, including print and electronic media journalists and photographers, were not allowed to enter polling stations […]


PO bars media from entering polling station

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Islamabad – The Presiding Officer at Islamabad Model School (I-V) No. 1 for Boys, sector I-10/1 Islamabad barred the media persons from entering the polling station as the polling started soon after 8am. “We have no instructions when to allow media inside the polling stations,” the Presiding Officer at polling station No 185 (Male) told […]


Pemra asks broadcasters to stop poll campaign

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority Tuesday asked broadcasters to stop election campaigns or propagation of political parties and candidates. Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) expressed its serious concerns over violation of the election code of conduct by private satellite TV channels as they were continuously telecasting, recorded footages of public […]


HRCP asks govt to protect freedom of expression

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LAHORE: Over the last several months, numerous journalists in the print and broadcast media have complained of interference with freedom of expression, said eminent human rights activists Monday. Dr. Mehdi Hassan, IA Rehman, Hussain Naqvi, Ghazi Salahudin, Ziaul Din Dawood, Afrasiyab Khattak and Marvi Sarmad were addressing a press conference here. Dr Mehdi Hassan said […]


Radio Pakistan, PTV unbiased: Zafar

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ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Barrister Syed Ali Zafar on Saturday said that Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television have been instructed to provide equal time to all political parties to freely present their manifestos, programmes and agenda on national medium. Responding to a commenced motion in Senate, he said state media is providing […]


Model, writer Annie Ali Khan found dead at Karachi apartment

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KARACHI:Former model and journalist Quratulain Ali Khan was found dead after dying of suffocation in her apartment in Karachi on Saturday evening. The deceased, who was commonly known as Annie Ali Khan, is believed to have taken her own life with foul play being ruled out by the authorities. “Our initial investigation shows that she […]