Pakistani journalist goes missing in Sweden

Pakistani journalist goes missing in SwedenKARACHI: A journalist Sajid Hussain, formerly associated with The News in Karachi, has been missing since March 2 in Uppsala city of Sweden and his whereabouts are unknown yet. Swedish Police have also been informed about Hussain’s disappearance and he was added on a missing person database on March 5. Stockholm Police’s spokes- person told […]

3 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Lahore

3 journalists test positive for coronavirus in LahoreLAHORE: At least three journalists, associated with two private media houses based, have contracted coronavirus, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday. All three, whose names have not been disclosed, are based in Lahore. Mohsin Naqvi, chief executive officer (CEO) of one of the two media groups in question, confirmed the development and said: “We are investigating […]

Prof Sajid Mir slams govt for victimising MSR

Prof Sajid Mir slams govt for victimising MSRLAHORE: Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith (MJAH) president Senator Prof Sajid Mir has termed the arrest of Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman an attempt to usurp media freedom by the PTI government despite its chairman in the past termed party’s success and popularity to Geo TV. In his video statement Friday, Senator Sajid Mir said Prime Minister […]

پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن نے میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت کے فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔

پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن نے میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت  کے فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔درخواست جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ جمعہ،27فروری،2020 پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت   کے فیلو شپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔ اس فیلو شپ پروگرام کا مقصد آزادی اظہار رائے کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا کارکنان کو مدد فراہم کرناہے تاکہ وہ میڈیا کی […]

Pakistan Press Foundation issues call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity

Pakistan Press Foundation issues call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and ImpunityLast date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has issued a call for applications for Fellowship program on Media Safety and Impunity in Pakistan. The fellowship program aims to promote freedom of expression by providing support to media professionals to produce stories related to issues on Media Safety and Impunity. The fellowship programs […]

Lawyer- media tensions over PIC attack coverage.

Lawyer- media tensions over PIC attack coverage.ISLAMABAD: The once cordial relations between lawyers and the media have seemingly reached a low point after Wednesday’s attack by the legal fraternity on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore. Scores of lawyers stormed the PIC vandalizing the facility and thrashing everyone in sight apparently to “settle the score” with doctors who, they […]