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APNS rejects govt ads policy

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RAWALPINDI: All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has rejected new policy of federal government for advertisements. An emergency meeting of APNS Regional Committee Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held which was chaired by its committee Chairman Syed Haroon Shah. The meeting reviewed federal government’s new policy for advertisement and its impacts on media, particularly on regional newspapers. The […]

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Sindh assures CPNE of clearing newspapers’ dues

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KARACHI: In line with the Supreme Court order, the Sindh government will pay all the outstanding dues of newspapers in the province in one-month time so that the newspapers and magazines could come out of their current financial crises.Sindh Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro gave this assurance to Sindh-based newspapers in a ‘meet the editors […]

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PFUJ to stage protest in front of Parliament House today

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday called upon All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Council for Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) and Pakistan Broadcasters’ Association (PBA) to extend their support to protest sit-in to be staged in front of the Parliament House on December 8 against non-provision of security to the media houses by […]

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Has the media been responsible with its independence?

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KARACHI: The media is more independent than it is responsible. This is what a study of the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) concluded — an analysis that was seconded by most journalists and students present at its launch. The IoBM, in collaboration with the USAID, launched its ‘Media Responsibility and Independence Index (MRII) 2015′ at […]

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NA body proposes changes in broadcast, social media laws

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ISLAMABAD: Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage on Tuesday presented a set of proposed changes to existing laws and regulations governing public discourse and behavior on broadcast and social media. The meeting of the committee, which was presided over by Member National Assembly (MNA) Marvi Memon was held here at Parliament House to […]

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Hameed Haroon elected APNS president, Sarmad secretary general

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KARACHI: The Annual General Council meeting of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), held on March 31, 2010, unanimously elected Hameed Haroon as president, Muhammad Aslam Kazi as senior vice-president, Syed Sarmad Ali as secretary-general, Umer Mujib Shami as vice-president, Shimaila Matri Dawood as joint secretary and Syed Muhammad Munir Jilani as finance secretary of […]

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APNS annual general council meets tomorrow

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KARACHI: The Annual general council of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) will meet tomorrow (Monday) at 11:00 am at the APNS House, Karachi, stated a press release on Saturday. Masood Hamid, Secretary General, APNS has announced that the annual general council will discuss the conditions prevailing in the newspaper industry and take decisions to […]

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APNS holiday

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The member publications of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society will observe one closed holiday on Friday, November 15, 2013 on account of Ashura. Consequently, there will be no morningers on Saturday, November 16, 2013 whereas the evening newspapers not appearing on Friday, November 15, 2013, may bring out their editions on Saturday, November 16, 2013. […]

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APNS rejects wage board notification

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KARACHI: The executive committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society has rejected the notification issued by the ministry of information on the formation of 8th Wage Board, saying the nomination of APNS office- bearers has been made without its consent. APNS Secretary General Masood Hamid said after a meeting of the executive committee on Thursday that […]

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APNS asks Sindh govt to clear dues by 24th

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KARACHI: The Sindh provincial committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society has urged the provincial government to clear the dues of APNS members by Sept 24, and said advertisements of the information department would be suspended if the payment was not made by that date. The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee which […]

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Being responsible: ‘Monitoring the media is a collective responsibility, not just the govt’s’

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KARACHI: The print and electronic media in Pakistan is in a dire need to conduct candid self-critical reviews of their own performance, said former senator Javed Jabbar at a conference to review the recommendations of the Media Commission appointed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The event was held jointly by the Citizen’s Initiative on […]

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All Pakistan Newspapers Society condoles demise of journalist

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KARACHI: Sarmad Ali, the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) president, expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Syed Ashiq Ali Furrukh, senior resident editor, Daily Express, Multan, and father-in-law of SM Munir Jilani, the APNS joint secretary. Late Syed Ashiq Ali Furrukh, masters in journalism from Punjab University, was a senior and veteran journalist […]

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APNS mourns newspaper publisher’s demise

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Karachi: The office-bearers of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have expressed grief over the demise of monthly newspaper Akhbar-e-Watan’s publisher. In a statement issued by APNS Executive Director Dr Tanvir A Tahir on Tuesday, the society’s President, Sarmad Ali, and Secretary General Masood Hamid on behalf of the office-bearers and members of the APNS expressed […]

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Body formed for proposals on newspaper industry issues

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By: Mumtaz Alvi ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday formed a four-member committee to furnish its recommendations within seven days on the key issues the newspaper industry was presently facing. The minister took this decision during a lively interaction with the representatives of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), headed by […]

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