Pemra urged to set up journalist training institute

Pemra urged to set up journalist training instituteISLAMABAD: A research study conducted by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to establish a journalist training institute to train media professionals on issues of safety and security and also to contribute towards Journalists Safety Fund. The findings of the study were shared by Dr Zafarullah at […]

Pemra urged to set up journalist training institute

Pemra urged to set up journalist training instituteISLAMABAD: A research study conducted by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to establish a journalist training institute to train media professionals on issues of safety and security and also to contribute towards Journalists Safety Fund. The findings of the study were shared by Dr Zafarullah at […]

Political will needed to protect journalists

Political will needed to protect journalistsISLAMABAD: Politicians, mediapersons and civil society activists on Tuesday said there was a lack of political will to ensure security for mediapersons. They were speaking at a consultation arranged by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) to finalise a report on ‘Enhancing security for mediapersons’. The speakers said targeted killing of mediapersons cannot be […]

Geo closure not acceptable: Journalists

KARACHI: Thousands of journalists from the Jang/Geo group and several other media organisations, during a protest demonstration outside the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) office, said that the closure of Geo TV was unacceptable for them and the journalist community would not hesitate to render any sacrifice for the cause of freedom of expression. …

Pledge to defend media freedom

media freedom

LAHORE: The final day of the three-day-long All Pakistan Women Journalists Convention (APWJC) drew to a close on Sunday with a declaration, authored by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), on the rights of female and male journalists in the country. Addressing a gathering of woman journalists and anchors here at the Lahore Press …