CPJ to launch report on media freedom in Pakistan

CPJ to launch report on media freedom in PakistanKarachi: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will launch its report titled, “Acts of Intimidation: In Pakistan, journalists’ fear and censorship grow even as fatal violence declines,” at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. on September 12, 2018. CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Steven Butler is the author of the report and the report launching event […]

Free media indispensible to good governance

Free media indispensible to good governanceISLAMABAD: “There is a serious need to bring changes in law to protect the rights of journalists as many media houses do not even pay salaries to staff on time,” said veteran journalist M. Ziauddin on Tuesday. He was addressing a seminar organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA) to mark World Press […]

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World Congress opens with calls for more press freedom

CAPE TOWN (South Africa): International Press Institute (IPI), one of the world’s oldest global press freedom organisations, has expressed grave concern over recent threats to Pakistani media persons including senior journalists of The News and has urged the government to ensure protection of free speech in the country. “The recent threats to newsman will have …