The Nation chief reporter released after detention

The Nation chief reporter released after detentionKARACHI – Security personnel in plain clothes on Sunday arrested The Nation Chief Reporter Mansoor Khan when he was covering the rally of the MQM-London chapter and kept him in brief detention at an undisclosed location. He was later released after security high-ups intervened into the matter. According to details, Mansoor Khan was covering the […]

Speakers for fair reporting to help bring peace, justice

RECORDER REPORT KARACHI: Local and foreign journalists while speaking during the three-day International Media Conference, jointly organised by IFJ, PFUJ and KUJ, called for fair reporting to bring peace and justice at the international level. The conference, which started on Friday at a local hotel, concluded on Sunday. Journalists from 15 countries representing International Federation …

CPPC appeals to all PFUJ factions to get united on one platform

Journalists under siege

LAHORE: In an emergency meeting Wednesday, Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC) has appealed to all three factions of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to get united on one platform to deal with unprecedented emerging challenges faced by country’s print and electronic media. According to a press release issued Wednesday, the CPPC meeting called …

Protest against Geo TV closure continues

PESHAWAR: The journalist community continued the protest against the closure of the Geo TV channel on the 13th consecutive day on Thursday. The journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and the Jang Media Group …

Banning Geo damaging Pakistan’s image

Lahore journalists express

Lahore: A protest demonstration was held on Monday against the suspension of Geo in which a large number of people from civil society, legal fraternity, political workers and journalist community participated. The prominent among them were: Maqsood Butt, Zahid Zulfiqar of PPP, Abdullah Malik, Nisar Safdar Advocate, Shahida Jabeen, Iftikhar Shahid, Anjum Rasheed, Muhammad Yaseen …

Pakistan not safe but is producing brave journalists

Safety of journalists

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan may not be the safest place for journalism, but it does breed brave, undeterred, upright and honest journalists like Hamid Mir, who could not be silenced through violence. During the past few weeks, a sustained campaign has started where journalists are being threatened, harassed and attacked. However, Pakistani journalists are not alien to …