Media Research Documentation and Training Center - Part 4
Pakistan Press Foundation

Threats to journalism from populism | By Dr Imran Khalid

A few days back, in their first live debate ahead of the October presidential election in Brazil, though all the candidates were indulged in extremely heated and offensive oratory, the populist President Jair Bolsonaro literally crossed all the redlines while answering the questions of the journalists. “I think you go to sleep thinking about me. […]


Eight Information Technology (IT) sector projects in KP in final phase of completion: Atif Khan

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science & Information Technology, Atif Khan has said that work on eight IT sector projects in the province has reached the final phase of completion. The completion of these projects would not only promote the digitization of the economy but also pave the way for the provision of services in […]


Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) refrains TV channels from reporting live location of English team

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) barred local news channels from reporting the live location and movement of the England Men’s cricket team amid their tour to Pakistan for seven-match T20I series. As England is on the historic tour to Pakistan after a gap of almost 17 years, the touring side is being given […]


Minister visits ‘beaten’ journalist, assures justice

TOBA TEK SINGH: The Faisalabad’s Peoples Colony police registered a case on Sunday against 15 unidentified people for attacking journalist Munawar Iqbal. In his FIR, complainant Munawar claimed that late on Saturday, he was on his way home from the office on Satiana Road when 15 attackers, riding two cars and four motorcycles, intercepted his […]


‘Government committed to providing affordable internet connectivity’

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque Sunday said that Pakistan is committed to working for affordable internet, universal, meaningful connectivity, and close global and regional cooperation. Addressing “The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) Ministerial Roundtable Conference held in Bucharest “Romania”, he said that Pakistan is a country […]


Newspapers most authentic source of information: Chief Minister (CM)

LAHORE    –   Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on Sunday said that newspapers were an important part of lives and would remain so. In his message on the ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’, he said that newspapers were the most authentic source to derive information, adding that with the newspaper reading the reader not only acquaints […]


Court hands over Ayaz Amir to police on one-day remand

ISLAMABAD: A local court, Sunday, granted one-day physical remand of senior journalist Ayaz Amir in the murder case of his daughter-in-law who was allegedly killed by her husband. Police produced Ayaz Amir before the court of civil judge and pleaded for his four-day physical remand. The defense lawyer informed the court that Ayaz Amir was […]


Court issues arrest warrant for Ayaz Amir, wife

ISLAMABAD: A local court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for senior journalist Ayaz Amir and his wife, in his daughter-in-law’s murder case, who was allegedly murdered by his son on Friday. The city police produced Amir’s son Shah Nawaz Amir before the judicial magistrate Mubashir Hussain Chishti for obtaining his physical remand. At the […]


President asks social media activists to participate in flood relief activities

President Dr Arif Alvi urged the social media activists to participate in flood relief activities and point out discrepancies in the system so that they could be rectified. He expressed these views during his interaction with social media activists here at Governor House, Sindh on Saturday. He had a candid discussion with the activists. Initially, […]


Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) conducts session on media workers’ rights

Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held an awareness-raising session to discuss the legal framework addressing the rights of media workers—including both journalists and non-journalists— working in the electronic and digital media industry. The session also highlighted the urgency in updating this legal framework in view of recent technological developments and sought to […]


President asks social media activists to participate in flood relief activities

President Dr Arif Alvi urged the social media activists to participate in flood relief activities and point out discrepancies in the system so that they could be rectified. He expressed these views during his interaction with social media activists here at Governor House, Sindh on Saturday. He had a candid discussion with the activists. Initially, […]


Jokhio family tells court of compromise with accused

The heirs of deceased Nazim Jokhio on Saturday filed an affidavit of out-of-the-court compromise with accused in the high-profile murder case. In October last year, the family of Nazim Jokhio said that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA Jam Awais Gohram Jokhio and his men had allegedly tortured Nazim Jokhio to death as he tried to stop […]


Court issues arrest warrant for Ayaz Amir, wife

ISLAMABAD: A local court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for senior journalist Ayaz Amir and his wife, in his daughter-in-law’s murder case, who was allegedly murdered by his son on Friday. The city police produced Amir’s son Shah Nawaz Amir before the judicial magistrate Mubashir Hussain Chishti for obtaining his physical remand. At the […]


SK Niazi appointed as chairman of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) committee IV News

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Karachi: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Chairman Kazim Khan has announced the establishment of CPNE Islamabad/Rawalpindi Committee. A statement issued by CPNE General Secretary Amir Mahmood said that the objectives of the Islamabad/Rawalpindi Committee include the problems of Islamabad/Rawalpindi newspapers and magazines, journalists, editors and media organisations, to highlight the regional status of freedom […]