Role of free media vital for promotion of democracy: Zubair

Role of free media vital for promotion of democracy: ZubairThe free media has a vital role towards the promotion of democracy. This was stated by the Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair, here on Monday. He was talking to a five-member delegation of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) which called on him at the Governor House under the leadership of its general secretary, […]

پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپس

پاکستانی صحافیوں  کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپسدرخواستوں کی وصولی کے لئے دوسرا اعلان آخری تاریخ 20 اگست 2017ء پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کےلئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت” کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو فروغ […]

Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani JournalistsSecond Call for Applications Closing Date August 20, 2017 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in collaboration with Netherlands-based Free Press Unlimited, seeks applications for fellowships on investigative journalism. The call for applications is part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on […]

Responding to Pakistan’s UN review: In conversation with Owais Aslam Ali and Matthew Redding

Responding to Pakistan’s UN review: In conversation with Owais Aslam Ali and Matthew ReddingThe State of Pakistan was reviewed for the first time by the UN Human Rights Committee this week in Geneva. In preparation for the examination, the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) together with IFEX, the global network defending and promoting the right to freedom of expression and information, and RIDH, the International Network of Human Rights, submitted an alternative report in advance […]

IFEX urges Pakistan to provide updated information on journalists killing to UNESCO

IFEX urges Pakistan to provide updated information on journalists killing to UNESCOKARACHI: International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) Executive Director Annie Game has urged Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to respond to UNESCO Director-General’s 2017 request that has sought information on the status of judicial inquiries into the killings of 55 journalists in Pakistan from 2006 to 2016. In a letter, Game also asked the Prime […]

TV channels asked to avoid airing controversial content

TV channels asked to avoid airing controversial contentISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) on Thursday ordered private TV channels to respect the sanctity of Ramazan and avoid airing controversial content. The regulatory body issued guidelines asking all TV channels to strictly follow the code of conduct during the holy month and avoid airing controversial content. The PEMRA said, in […]