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PTI’s ‘naya’ media

Pakistan Press Foundation

An unfortunate trend in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI’s) protests was repeated in the Lahore manifestation. Journalists of one media group in particular, and other media groups the party considers not toeing the PTI’s line, have been targeted time and again. Reporters, anchormen and even women anchorpersons have not been spared. In Lahore, that particular media […]

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Protests in various cities against attacks on channel vehicles

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: On the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt, various journalist bodies including Punjab Union of Journalists (PUJ), Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC) and Lahore Press Club (LPC) held a protest demonstration here on Monday against cracker attacks on digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) vehicles of private TV channels […]

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Journalists threaten to file case against Imran, Qadri, Nisar

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Journalists on Tuesday demanded an apology from Imran Khan, Dr Tahirul Qadri and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for attacks on the offices of Geo News and Pakistan Television (PTV) and torture of journalists in the Red Zone area or they would register cases against them on these criminal acts. The demand was […]

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Journalists observe ‘black day’

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Journalists observed a ‘black day’ on Friday across Pakistan on the call of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to protest curbs on the media and the promulgation of two anti-media ordinances. Journalists set up camps and held meetings, wearing black ribbons and armbands. They also boycotted official functions. Some buildings housing newspaper […]

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Journalists’ security: body formed

Pakistan Press Foundation

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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All Pakistan press clubs convention for press freedom on May 1

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Lahore Press Club President Arshad Ansari has announced convening a grand convention of all press clubs of the country in Lahore on May 1 in support of the freedom of expression. Addressing the participants of a token hunger strike camp, organised in front of the LPC on Sunday to condemn murder attempt on Hamid […]

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Attacks on media houses widely condemned

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Attempts to attack media houses in Karachi were widely condemned by almost all sections of the society on Tuesday. The Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) condemned the instances of crackers hurled at the offices Business Recorder, and Nawa-e-Waqt Group and explosive material planted at the ARY channel head office in Karachi on Monday […]

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Journalists thrashed by political party activists

Pakistan Press Foundation

The fresh wave of violence against media and journalists reached Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province where the activists of a political party thrashed journalists with clubs and iron rods injuring many reporters and cameramen at around 5 pm on August 26, 2013. Protest was held by political party activists against alleged rigging in […]

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Journalists awarded for encouraging women and minorities

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Women and religious minorities hardly participate in Pakistani politics. This is why their participation in the electoral process was desperately desired, to accord more legitimacy to the elections. This was observed by speakers at an award ceremony here on Monday. Awards for the best performance were distributed at a ceremony “Journalists for Human Rights […]

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