PPF condemns investigation against Fox TV anchor Fatih Portakal

Pakistan Press Foundation

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey has expressed concern over the investigation launched against Fox TV anchor Fatih Portakal. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the threats and fine made against the anchor and channel and called on the authorities to stop targeting journalists and […]

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TV anchor Shahid Masood sent to jail on judicial remand

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: A court in Islamabad sent Shahid Masood, a former chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation, to Adiala jail on a 14-day judicial remand in the PTV corruption case on Thursday. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) produced the TV anchor in the court of senior civil judge Mohammad Inamullah and informed him the agency no longer […]

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Those selling biscuits, soap, ghee now in journalism: Saad

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Federal Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday said the billionaires selling biscuits, soap, ghee and oil had jumped into the media industry, adding that they didn’t have any knowledge about the basics of journalism. However, he said, they had great respect for those anchor persons and media house owners who started their journalism career […]

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Terrorism and the role of media

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Freedom of media is always subject to responsibility and to abide by media ethics in the form of self-imposed restrictions and self-regulation, keeping in view religious values, norms and traditions of a society. In the case of Pakistan, the electronic media is enjoying unprecedented freedom since the year 2001, when the electronic media underwent […]

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Former anchor reaches National Assembly body against PTV chief

By: Jamal Shahid ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights on Tuesday set aside its 11-point routine agenda to discuss a legal dispute between a TV anchor and the managing director of PTV over their matrimonial status. At the heart of the dispute is a minor boy which Ayesha Sana claims to be […]

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