Journalists stage demo against downsizing

Journalists stage demo against downsizingLAHORE: Journalists and media workers staged a demonstration at the Charing Cross on Friday to condemn downsizing in media houses, accusing the government of encouraging publishers and TV channels’ owners to throw their staff in the street. PPP’s Hasan Murtaza also spoke and expressed solidarity with the protesting journalists, assuring full support of his party […]

Demo against media lay-offs

Demo against media lay-offsLAHORE: The Joint Action Committee of journalists and media workers on Monday staged demonstrations at Charing Cross and simultaneously on the stairs of the Punjab Assembly building against lay-offs and salary cuts. A large number of newsmen, cameramen, photojournalists and media workers as well as lawyers and civil society members participated in the protest and […]

LPC Life Members Forum holds demo

Economic murder

LAHORE: Showing solidarity with senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and Jang/Geo, journalists, politicians, religious leaders and members of civil society vowed on Thursday to resist any move to ban Jang/Geo at any pretext. They were speaking at a protest demonstration, held under the banner of Life Members Forum of Lahore Press Club at the LPC here. …

Journalists demand enactment of journalist protection bill

LAHORE: Protesting journalists outside the Lahore Press Club on Tuesday demanded the federal government introduce a journalist protection bill in the Parliament to provide them security. The participants observed a symbolic hunger strike camp outside the LPC against the murder attempt on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and possible action against Geo News channel. They demanded …

Economic murder of workers unacceptable: LPC

Economic murder

LAHORE: Journalists on Monday continued their symbolic hunger strike camp for the second consecutive day in front of the Lahore Press Club to condemn a murderous attempt on senior journalist Hamid Mir and a possible action against the Geo TV. LPC President Arshad Ansari, LPC Secretary Muhammad Shahbaz Mian, Joint Secretary Farzana Ch, senior journalist …