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Press freedom day: Karachi declaration issued at media conference

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KARACHI: Delegates at the International Media Conference 2015 issued on Sunday a Karachi declaration, calling upon the government of Pakistan to respect as well as implement all international instruments on the protection of journalists, including binding and nonbinding resolutions, covenants and declarations of the United Nations. Journalists, editors and media representatives from Pakistan, international and […]

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The myth of free media: Journalists highlight the problems they face in Pakistan

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KARACHI: At a time when the country has successfully completed two consecutive democratic terms after experiencing a fair share of military and authoritarian regimes, the media is being considered an independent, lucrative and promising institution. Some veterans of the industry, however, beg to differ. They say it is just a mirage. “The problems faced by […]

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Media urged to promote democracy

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KARACHI: Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said the media should promote democracy wholeheartedly so that Pakistan makes rapid progress. Speaking as chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of a conference organised by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) at the Governor House on […]

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Charlie Hebdo killings condemned by International Media Organizations

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The International Press Institute (IPI) joined observers around the world in condemning the brutal attack on the Paris offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people were killed. “IPI is appalled by today’s outrageous attack,” IPI Interim Executive Director Barbara Trionfi said. “Our thoughts are with the loved ones of those killed or […]

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