Journalists In Danger

Journalists In DangerAccording to research by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), since 2001, 71 journalists and media workers have lost their lives doing their duties. Of these, 47 have been deliberately targeted and murdered for practicing their profession, while others were killed while covering dangerous assignments. The report pinpoints eight sources of threat to the journalists: militants, political […]

Those who murder, injure and assault journalists are almost never punished in Pakistan

A report on safety of Pakistani media professionals presents a bleak picture of level of insecurity faced by Pakistani journalists and calls of serious efforts by governments and media to change the present situation where those that kill, injure, abduct and threaten journalists are almost never punished. The Report on Safety of Media Workers released …

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Report on Safety of Media Workers

Over the last decade media in Pakistan have experienced a remarkable growth and transformation in its role. Though there have been serious reversals in recent years, Pakistan continues to enjoy vibrant, independent and fairly free media. The advent of private TV channels since 2002 revolutionized Pakistan’s media environment. Almost one hundred private television channels are …

PPF report on safety of media workers paints sad picture

PPF report on safety of media workers paints sad pictureOver the last decade, media in Pakistan have experienced a remarkable growth and transformation in its role, however, safety and security of media practitioners continues to deteriorate. According to research by PPF, since 2001, 70 journalists and media workers have lost their lives while pursuing their duties. Of these 45 have been deliberately targeted and […]