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‘Govt using stoppage of ads to media as a weapon’

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KARACHI: Senior journalists shared their views on the current state of the media at a seminar titled ‘Media crisis in Pakistan’ held at Szabist on Wednesday evening. Journalism teacher and political commentator Prof Dr Tauseef Ahmed Khan said during this year’s general elections, two terminologies were heard — deep state and political engineering. “And now […]

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NPR offers reporting fellowship (Worldwide)

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Journalists worldwide can apply for a US$24,000 fellowship to conduct a reporting project abroad. Sponsored by the John Alexander Project and NPR, the Above the Fray Fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important, under-reported stories from abroad. The selected individual will spend three months filing on-air and online stories […]

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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors seminar: Speakers call for poll schedule

KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar hosted by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) unanimously demanded of the government to announce general election so as to clear the air of uncertainty. Leaders of political parties, senior journalists and editors speaking at the seminar “Democratic Transition, Free and Fair Elections,” called for improving the security situation […]

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Journalists unanimous in upholding media ethics

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By: Ashraf Ansari Islamabad: At a seminar on media ethics and court reporting, senior journalists and lawyers agreed that there was urgent need to abide by the professional norms by media, lawyers and other professionals in fulfilment of national imperatives. Islamabad High Court Bar Association organised the seminar in collaboration with Press Council of Pakistan […]

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KWF Women Forum organises women rights seminar

KARACHI: A seminar was organised by KFC Women Forum (KWF) in collaboration with Business Professional Women South Club to create awareness regarding the rights of women, here at Dr SRA Women’s Complex Auditorium on Tuesday. Eminent speakers, including Khanum Gohar Ijaz, Barrister Shahida Jameel, Rukhsana Asghar, CEO Fulcrum, and Afroze Malik, spoke about the rights […]

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4th ASNA Clay Triennial: The down to earth ceramics

By: Zehra Husain KARACHI: Ceramics is a down to earth art form. The opening day of the seminar for the Fourth ASNA Clay Triennial only cemented this notion, beyond its obvious connotation, when visiting ceramists spoke about their art work at the VM Rangoonwalla Center. “20 years ago, it was important for me to say […]

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Speakers term social media a harbinger of change

PESHAWAR: Participants at a seminar said that social media has played a tremendous role in bringing revolution (Arab Spring) in Arab countries like Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and now in Syria. That’s why people dub it as Facebook or social media revolution, said speakers in a one-day seminar on the changing role of social media in […]

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