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Journalists stage demo against downsizing

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LAHORE: Journalists and media workers staged a demonstration at the Charing Cross on Friday to condemn downsizing in media houses, accusing the government of encouraging publishers and TV channels’ owners to throw their staff in the street. PPP’s Hasan Murtaza also spoke and expressed solidarity with the protesting journalists, assuring full support of his party […]

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Cost cuts in media

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ONE 24/7 news television channel has shut down. Many other news channels, big and small, are teetering on the brink: their advertising revenues have been falling for several months. The keyword in the (electronic) media these days is ‘rightsizing’. From camerapersons to producers to programme hosts — everyone’s job is on the line. Bureau offices […]

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Pakistan most dangerous country for journalists: IFJ

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BRUSSELS- The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today said “Pakistan is the most dangerous country for journalists in the world.” In 2014 only, “14 journalists and media workers have been killed in Pakistan, many more threatened, intimidated and attacked.” The IFJ’s Asia Pacific acting director Jane Worthington in a statement said “the situation has undoubtedly […]

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World condemns impunity while another Pakistan assassination takes toll to 14

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) deplore the brutal assassination of a journalist in Sindh province yesterday and demand the immediate arrest and persecution of the murderers. The IFJ said Pakistan leads its global death toll as the most dangerous country for journalists and media […]

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IFJ, PFUJ concerned with political violence targeting journalists

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) are concerned at incidences of violence being directed at media workers, particularly those from Geo News in Pakistan. The IFJ has called on all political leaders to respect the role of the media in their reporting duties and to condemn violence […]

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Human Rights Commission of Pakistan expresses serious concern at escalation in terrorist attacks

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has slammed the killing of over 100 people in a string of bombings in Quetta and other attacks in Mingora and Karachi on Thursday, and demanded that the government take immediate steps to clamp down on the murdering mayhem. In a statement issued on Friday, the Commission said, […]

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