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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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Helicam banned for covering city events

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LAHORE: The City District Government of Lahore on Monday banned the use of helicam or drone cameras for covering various events in the city, imposing Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). However, the ban will not be applicable to media organisations if they get prior permission from the CDGL. Know more: The ‘other’ […]

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Protest camp against Geo TV closure enters 6th day

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PESHAWAR: The journalists and media organisations employees continued the protest against the closure of Geo TV channel on the sixth consecutive day on Thursday by sitting in a camp outside the Peshawar Press Club. Several journalists from the print and electronic media, political workers, members of the civil society, artistes and trade union representatives visited […]

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Arrangements finalised for national media conference

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KARACHI: The organising committee of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) at a meeting on Thursday finalised all arrangements for the three-day national media conference being held at a local hotel beginning from Feb 3. The meeting was chaired by SMIU Vice Chancellor Dr Mohammad Ali Sheikh. The participants in the meeting reviewed arrangements for […]

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Time for media to introspect

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IF you follow the media, as I suspect most of us do, you would have realised that these days it seems obsessed with itself. But are you so deeply interested in these media houses’ tiffs and tussles that you eagerly await the next news bulletin on TV or desperately reach out for the day’s newspaper […]

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Mumbai journalists to visit Pakistan this week

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ISLAMABAD: A 15-member delegation of the Mumbai Press Club representing the print and electronic media will be visiting Pakistan on the invitation of Karachi Press club for a week starting November 23. Mumbai Press Club is a leading association of media persons in India with more than 3,000 members. The delegation is scheduled to arrive […]

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South Asian Media School launched: media in Third World plays oppositional role, says Sarwar


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Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that media is playing the opposition role in the third world countries where opposition is failed to play its role. Addressing the ceremony organised by South Asian Media School (SAMS) in connection with the launching of new programs in SAMS. Executive Director SAMS Imtiaz Alam, senior journalist Munno […]

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Secret funds to buy media: Supreme Court set to reveal 182 payments, let 18 remain hidden

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan is set to order the release of a secret list of journalists and media organisations bribed by the government in the name of national security. The decision in this regard is expected to be taken next week.The long kept secret had never been revealed in the country’s 65 years […]

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