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CPJ to launch report on media freedom in Pakistan

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Karachi: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will launch its report titled, “Acts of Intimidation: In Pakistan, journalists’ fear and censorship grow even as fatal violence declines,” at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. on September 12, 2018. CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler is the author of the report and the report launching event […]

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Free media indispensible to good governance

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ISLAMABAD: “There is a serious need to bring changes in law to protect the rights of journalists as many media houses do not even pay salaries to staff on time,” said veteran journalist M. Ziauddin on Tuesday. He was addressing a seminar organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) to mark World Press […]

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World Congress opens with calls for more press freedom

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CAPE TOWN (South Africa): International Press Institute (IPI), one of the world’s oldest global press freedom organisations, has expressed grave concern over recent threats to Pakistani media persons including senior journalists of The News and has urged the government to ensure protection of free speech in the country. “The recent threats to newsman will have […]

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Punjab governor’s go-slow delays important media freedom law

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ISLAMABAD: The Governor Punjab did not promulgate the proposed Punjab Freedom of Information Ordinance 2013 though caretaker CM Najam Sethi wanted him to do it. The governor has left it for the new elected government to consider. The entire work on Punjab Freedom of Information Bill 2013 was done by Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s government and […]

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US pursuing media freedom in Pakistan: Diplomat

PESHAWAR – A one-day seminar on the freedom of information was held at Lincolns Corner Central Library University of Peshawar on Monday. The event was held after the inauguration of the refurbished Lincoln’s Corner completed at a cost of $16,000 provided by the Consulate General of the United States of America. Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. […]

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