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Govt to ensure welfare of journalists: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD – The present democratic government would utilize all available resources for the welfare of journalists and media workers of backward areas. Senator Pervaiz Rashid Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (IB&NH) said this in a meeting with the delegation, comprising members of Hangu Press Club here Thursday. He said that government believes […]

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said that the journalists and security forces had made great sacrifices in the fight against terrorism by laying down their lives. Addressing the participants of a journalists organizations’ sit-in here in front of the Parliament House, he said without the sacrifices of security […]

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Pakistan safer than 2013, says Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid had said that Pakistan today was much safer than in 2013 when the present democratic government came to power. Speaking in the Senate Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage here, he said that the Zarb-e-Azb and Karachi operations were launched to root […]

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Imperial spins and our media

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Regular US drone strikes are back, killing people on Pakistani territory. The mother of all terrorists says it is targeting the terrorists but by now we should be wise enough to know that she’s up to something else. At a time when the Pak Armed Forces are successfully eliminating terrorists from the very area being […]

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Target killings of Sikhs to be raised in parliament

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ISLAMABAD: After being pushed onto the back foot as a result of the Zarb-e-Azb operation, militants have found a new way to get media coverage — targeting member of minority communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The target killing of Sikhs in parts of K-P has become a serious concern for Pakistani Sikhs. “It is a […]

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Media maturity in Zarb-e-Azb

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LAHORE: While covering the details of operation Zarb-e-Azb, Pakistan’s print and electronic media has conducted itself in a dignified manner by showing sense of maturity and reverence for the country’s armed forces. Media reports pertaining to ongoing military operation against terrorists in NWA have been exclusively objective and purposive. Media appears to have exercised restrain […]

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A message from the Pakistan Taliban

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CPJ received an email message from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan– the Pakistan Taliban–this morning. Signed by the “Media commission, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Mohmand agency,” the message was addressed to CPJ and our colleagues at Reporters Without Borders. The message is headlined, “The Global war of ideologies and the behavior of media: To the heads and members of […]

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Media’s Crucial Role

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Just like the Parliament, the judiciary and the military, the media too has a crucial role to play as the country takes on the menace of terrorism. For better or for worse, the electronic media in Pakistan has become a major player in the business of shaping narratives and opinions. Unfortunately, we can best assess […]

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