ASWJ | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

Objectionable content: Countrywide protests against Geo continue

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Several segments of society continued their protests across the country on Sunday against Geo/Jang Group for allegedly airing objectionable content in its morning show Utho Jago Pakistan. In Karachi, activists of the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) and Anjumane Naujawan-e-Islam (ANI) staged a demonstration outside the Jang Group office on II Chundrigar Road. Addressing the […]

Media Ethics , , , , , , , ,


Demos held against Geo TV

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Protest rallies were taken out against Geo TV after the channel showed controversial content in its morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’, hosted by Shaista Lodhi. Protests erupted in various cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, by activists of religious organisations who chanted slogans and flashed banners and placards inscribed with slogans against the TV […]

Front Page, Media Ethics , , , , , , ,


Journalists under siege from threats, violence and killings

Pakistan Press Foundation

Journalists in Pakistan live under the constant threat of killings, harassment and other violence from all sides, including intelligence services, political parties and armed groups like the Taliban, Amnesty International said in a new report today. ‘A bullet has been chosen for you’: Attacks on journalists in Pakistan, describes how the Pakistani authorities have almost […]

Freedom of Expression, Front Page , , , , , , , , ,