Media freedom: Assembly unanimous in condemning TV station attack

Media freedom: Assembly unanimous in condemning TV station attackLAHORE: The Provincial Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution condemning an attack on the office of a television channel. The resolution demanded that the government take the necessary security measures to protect journalists and media houses. The session chaired by Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal had earlier witnessed a token walkout by journalists from the […]

SOURCE OF INFORMATION: PBA EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER ‘CONTROVERSIAL’ CLAUSE OF DRAFT LAW

Karachi: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association, taking note of recent articles in various newspapers about the Journalists Protection and Welfare Bill 2011, appreciates the steps being considered by the Government to provide social benefits and protection to journalists. Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries for journalists with 83 journalists/media workers killed since 1994 according …

Journalists to stage hunger strike for acceptance of demands

Journalists to stage hunger strike for acceptance of demandsISLAMABAD: Journalists from all over the country will stage a coffin wearing protest sit-in and hunger strike in front of the Parliament House after the month of Ramazan to raise their grievances and apathy of the government to resolve them. The representatives of the journalist community during a seminar here on Wednesday to commemorate senior […]

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Journalists heading media outlets killed since 1914

Journalists heading media outlets killed since 1914LAHORE: While the autopsy report of Maria Golovnina, the Pakistan and Afghanistan Bureau chief for foreign news wire “Reuters,” strengthens the common belief that this terrorism-hit country has been a dangerous working place for foreign bureau chiefs, research shows that it has been equally unsafe for their local counterparts, a good number of whom have […]

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