Media matters

Media mattersPakistani media houses are facing a serious financial crunch, leading to downsizing and layoffs. The issue gained prominence after the induction of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government, which stopped releasing pending government advertisement to private media. It warned of a worse situation in the days to come, urging the media houses to rethink their […]

Media facing extreme suffocation: CPNE

Media facing extreme suffocation: CPNEKARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has expressed deep concern over the condition of freedom of the press in the country, saying the media is undergoing a phase of extreme suffocation and unnecessary restrictions. The CPNE through a resolution passed at a meeting of its standing committee headed by council president Arif Nizami […]

PPF concerned over continued attacks on journalists in Nicaragua

PPF concerned over continued attacks on journalists in NicaraguaPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua has expressed concern over the continued attacks on the journalists and media personnel’s in Nicaragua. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned such acts of violence against media and called on the Nicaraguan authorities to immediately release Luis Sanchez […]

CPNE passes resolution to ‘protect’ freedom of press

CPNE passes resolution to ‘protect’ freedom of pressThe Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has expressed deep concern over the prevailing condition of freedom of press in Pakistan, saying the media is undergoing a phase of extreme congestion and unnecessary restrictions. According to a resolution passed in a standing committee’s meeting headed by CPNE President Arif Nizami, despite non-implementation of the notorious censorship, […]

PPF condemns closure of Radio Iriba FM in Bukavu, Congo

PPF condemns closure of Radio Iriba FM in Bukavu, CongoPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Bruno Tshibala, Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo has expressed concern over the closure of Radio Iriba FM, station in Bukavu, city in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned the closure of radio station and […]