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Targeting reporter in conflict zone makes it difficult to cover both sides

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KARACHI: Renowned Israeli journalist, Amira Hass, who has spent decades documenting Israeli atrocities in the occupied territories of Palestine, once remarked that it was a reporter’s “job to monitor the centres of power”. Jean-Pierre Perrin, a war correspondent for more than 30 years argued in his talk held on Tuesday at the Alliance Française that […]

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Four-day workshop on journalists’ safety concludes

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Pakistan Press Foundation’s (PPF) Secretary-General Owais Aslam Ali said on Sunday that over 50 journalists had become victim of targeted killings in recent years in Pakistan and there was always lack of proper investigation in our society when it came to investigating murder of a journalist. “Only two out of 50 murder cases of journalists […]

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Journalists’ security: body formed

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QUETTA: The Balochistan government has formed a committee to compile and furnish its recommendations on social security of the journalists’ families. Officials said on Wednesday that Provincial Information Minister, Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal will be head of the committee and other members of the committee include Secretary Information, Director General, Directorate of Public Relations, President Balochistan […]

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Court orders FIR against journalist Amir Mir, Geo officials

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ISLAMABAD: A sessions court in Islamabad on Saturday ordered registration of a case against Geo/Jang Group and Amir Mir for levelling allegations against a secret agency. Additional Sessions Judge Islamabad Muhammad Jehangir Awan ordered registration of FIR against the owner of Geo News channel Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and Amir Mir under section 6-B and C of […]

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Govt, media, army must work together for country: Nawaz

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LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the government, media and army must work together for the country to take Pakistan out of the multifarious and serious crises facing the motherland. Answering a question from ‘The News’ after addressing a conference of investors here, the premier said that all the institutions, including the media […]

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Senate body presents cyber security report for journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed Wednesday presented a report of the Committee titled Cyber Security Manual for Journalists, 2013.The 40-page manual provides journalists with basic know-how regarding security protocols for dealing with the threats that are becoming complex with the passage of time. It […]

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