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CPNE appoints new president

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), during its annual meeting on Thursday, nominated Mujibur Rehman Shami (Daily Pakistan, Lahore) as its president and Dr Jabbar Khattak (Daily Awami Awaz) as its secretary general. The other office bearers appointed during the annual meeting include Ilyas Shakir (Qaumi Akhbar, Karachi) as senior vice president, Awais […]

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It’s not journalism, it’s just business now, claim journalists

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KARACHI: Newspapers don’t have space for the oppressed who sit outside Karachi Press Club, said Mazhar Arif, the executive director of the Society for Alternative Media and Research. “Media house owners have less space for the oppressed and more space for advertisements.” He added that journalism used to have a cause. Now, he claimed, it […]

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CPNE training for senior journalists starts from Karachi today

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Karachi: A training programme for editors and senior journalists by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) will commence at 10am at the Pearl Continental Hotel on Monday (today). The course pertains to awareness and reporting about management complexities and issues emerging in view of the transfer of powers between federal and provincial authorities after […]

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Minister, PFUJ, CPNE condemn attack on Aheer

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid, on Monday called senior journalist Zafar Aaheer on telephone and inquired after him. While talking to the senior journalist, the minister condemned the assault on him in Multan.He said that the government believed in freedom of expression and would take every possible step […]

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Editors urge channels, dailies to avoid confrontation

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KARACHI: Editors and office-bearers of the Karachi Press Club have appealed to all channels and newspapers to avoid confrontation because the recriminations of the last few weeks have put the “lives of journalists and other workers in danger”. The editors, who met here on Wednesday at the Karachi Press Club, called upon all channels and […]

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CPNE welcomes formation of judicial commission

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has welcomed the constitution of a high-level judicial commission to probe into the deadly attack on prominent anchorperson Hamid Mir in Karachi on Saturday and announced its full cooperation to the judicial commission to find out the facts about the incident. The highest journalistic body also vowed […]

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Attacks on journalists: ‘Despots’unnerved by independent media, says Jabbar Khattak

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KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors Society (CPNE) Secretary General, Dr Jabbar Khattak on Wednesday said certain ‘despotic’ elements did not like the presence of an independent media in the country and were targeting media persons because they spread awareness among the masses. Addressing editors from Sindh at the CPNE Secretariat, he said the threat […]

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CPNE pays homage to Fasieh Iqbal

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Speakers at a condolence meeting organised by Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) for veteran journalist and newspaper editor Fasieh Iqbal on Saturday paid glowing tributes to him. They recalled services that the late Fasieh Iqbal rendered for the cause of freedom of press and restoration of democracy in the country. They also praised his […]

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Members meet to activate CPNE Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: A special meeting of the office-bearers and members of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Islamabad chapter was held on Saturday to re-activate the chapter. The move to call the meeting was initiated by senior vice-president of the chapter and senior editor of Daily Express Ayaz Khan. The meeting discussed all the challenges faced […]

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