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PPF condemns threats against reporter in Brazil

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Michel Temer, President of Brazil has expressed concern over threats to reporter of Roma News Portal. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has called on the Brazilian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold the officers involved in threatening a journalist. According to […]

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پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپس

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درخواستوں کی وصولی کے لئے دوسرا اعلان آخری تاریخ 20 اگست 2017ء پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کےلئے 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 فروغ […]

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Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

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Second Call for Applications Closing Date August 20, 2017 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in collaboration with Netherlands-based Free Press Unlimited, seeks applications for fellowships on investigative journalism. The call for applications is part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on […]

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Six worldwide journalism opportunities to apply for in February

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Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in February. Each is open to journalists worldwide. Fund for Investigative Journalism grants Deadline: February 1, 2016 Investigative journalists can apply for grant funding from the Fund for […]

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Senior journalist Kamran Khan joins Dunya Media Group

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LAHORE (Dunya News): Dunya Media Group is absolutely delighted to announce that one of the country`s most distinguished senior journalist Mr Kamran Khan has joined us as the President and Editor-in- Chief . Mr Kamran Khan brings with him unmatched experience, professional excellence and international fame in the field of investigative journalism to lead an […]

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The missing genre

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At first, it is easy to miss. With the glamour of covering the immediate, and the glory of living in the instant, it is hard to notice. But pay close attention to the news and the talk shows and you will realise that there is a hole that ought not to be there. In the […]

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Television reporters arrested for exposing transport of illegal arms and ammunition via railways

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The investigative reporting team of a private television channel in Pakistan was arrested and criminally charged on December 3, for an expose on the transport of illegal arms and ammunition on state owned railways. ARY News said two of its investigative journalists, Asif Qureshi, and Zulqarnain Sheikh were not only arrested but also assaulted by […]

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Journalists condemn lawsuit against Sar-e-Aam

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KARACHI/LAHORE: Journalist Unions and prominent media men on Thursday condemned the lawsuit filed against ARY News investigative journalism program ‘Sar-e-Aam’, ARY News reported. Amongst the important messages, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Rana Azeem said that ARY News is being punished for showing the truth. Commenting on GM Railways press conference, Rana Azeem […]

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The Media in Pakistan

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Having been affiliated with the Pakistani media industry for over a decade, Puruesh Chaudhary has become as an integral part of the country’s crop of young and ambitious players in the media sector. From initially working with two leading, local television channels – DAWN and SAMAA TV – Chaudhary has been invited to deliver lectures […]

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What AI revealed was earlier censored by Jang Group

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ISLAMABAD: The Jang Group was not publishing my stories for the last many days giving full details with evidence that Pakistan Army officials working for the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were directly, and in some cases indirectly, contacting cable operators and pressurising them to put the Geo News and other Geo channels off air without waiting […]

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Who will stand up for investigative journalism?

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Pakistani news channels — newsy or noisy! It’s ironic to see the deteriorating quality of news reporting and declining ethics in the overall media landscape. As a media professional, my day in the United States starts by scanning world news and ends by reading and watching news channels that are merely based on provocative talk […]

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