PPF condemns brutal attack on Ukrainian investigative journalist

PPF condemns brutal attack on Ukrainian investigative journalistPakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine has expressed concern over the physical assault on investigative journalist and video blogger, Vadym Komarov. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned this brutal attack on Komarov and urged the Ukrainian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and […]

Town committee chairman booked in journalist’s murder case

Town committee chairman booked in journalist’s murder caseHYDERABAD: A journalist working for a Sindhi language daily was shot dead in Naushehro Feroze district on Saturday evening allegedly for writing against the local government representatives. Chairman of Padidan Town Committee Shakeel Ahmed Rajper is among the six persons booked in the murder FIR, registered after local journalists blocked the Mehran Highway in a sit-in […]

Women journalists hailed for reporting on gender-based violence

Women journalists hailed for reporting on gender-based violenceKARACHI: The Centre for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) on Friday commemorated the World Press Freedom Day by applauding the work of women journalists around the world in reporting on gender-based violence. According to a press release, director of New Jersey-based CWGL Krishanti Dharmaraj said: “Women journalists have made a significant contribution to defending human rights […]

48 journalists murdered since 2002: report

48 journalists murdered since 2002: reportISLAMABAD: As people across the globe observe World Press Freedom Day, an investigative report by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has revealed that 48 journalists were deliberately targeted and murdered for their reports from 2002 to till date. According to the report, the PPF has investigated over 200 cases of murdered media workers and it determined that […]

Citing Lack of training among Journalist

Citing Lack of training among JournalistBeing responsible is the backbone of journalism, but the Pakistani media lack this aspect, in Balochistan majority of the journalist have martyred and killed. While doing their duty, most significant reason of that is lack of training and the race of “Breaking news”. These heroes have left their loved one behind themselves who are still […]