Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) calls for a judicial inquiry into the armed attack on Absar Alam former chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and former editor of Daily Nation, Islamabad.

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) calls for a judicial inquiry into the armed attack on Absar Alam former chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and former editor of Daily Nation, Islamabad.Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is alarmed and concerned at the murder attempt on Absar Alam and strongly supports calls for a judicial inquiry into the attack so that the motives and identities of the perpetrators behind the attack are uncovered. Alam, who is the former chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and former […]

Pakistan ranks 145th in Press Freedom Index

Pakistan ranks 145th in Press Freedom IndexISLAMABAD/ PARIS: The annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Tuesday that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed. Its World Press Freedom Index found 73 countries “totally blocked or seriously impeded” journalism, while it was “constrained” in 59 others, adding that many governments had used the […]

Info secretary, senior journalists discuss Journalists Protection Bill draft

Info secretary, senior journalists discuss Journalists Protection Bill draftKARACHI   –  Sindh Information Secretary Rafiq Ahmed Buriro said on Tuesday that every step was being taken to improve laws related to welfare of media, particularly journalists, with a view to provide conducive atmosphere for their sustained growth.   This he said while holding a meeting of senior journalists to discuss draft of Journalists Protection Bill […]

Internet suspended in Peshawar for fifth day

Internet suspended in Peshawar for fifth dayPESHAWAR: The Internet remained suspended for fifth day in most parts of the provincial capital, causing inconvenience to thousands of people. Though no reason was mentioned officially, the Internet remained suspended for fifth consecutive day in Peshawar and adjoining areas. Thousands of people who are connected to their offices and other circles remained disconnected for […]

Religious party workers start attacking media workers in different cities

Religious party workers start attacking media workers in different citiesLAHORE: Activists of the religio-political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protesting in different cities of the country have started targeting the employees of different private news channels. According to details, the religious party workers attacked a reporter of a private news channel who was covering the protest in Lahore. The protestors also attacked the cameraman of […]

PEMRA Renews Licenses Of 12 Non-commercial Radio Stations

PEMRA Renews Licenses Of 12 Non-commercial Radio StationsISLAMABAD: In its 163rd Authority meeting, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday renewed licenses of 12 non-commercial FM radio stations. The renewed licenses belonged to educational institutions including Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro, Allama Iqbal University Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, University of Karachi, National University of Modern Languages […]