Outstanding dues of newspapers: Journalists’ participation in protest rally hailed

Outstanding dues of newspapers: Journalists’ participation in protest rally hailedKARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) hosted a reception for the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Karachi Press Club and Karachi Union of Journalists to express its gratitude and hail their enthusiastic participation in its recent protest rally in front of the Sindh Assembly building in Karachi against payment of outstanding dues […]

Journalists stage sit-in over KPC intrusion

Journalists stage sit-in over KPC intrusionKARACHI: Journalist community on Friday staged the sit-in outside Governor’s House to protest against the intrusion of security men in plain clothes in the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and demanded of the authorities to bring the culprits to book. It is pertinent to mention here that number of gunmen in plainclothes reached the KPC in […]

Media coverage

Media coverageTHE Pakistani media’s tragic flaw is that rather than cover the story, it is too often part of the story. So it is again with regards to media coverage of last week’s TLP protests. All stakeholders — the government, the protesters, the public — had strong opinions on how the media should cover the mayhem. […]

Journalists continue protest against sackings

Journalists continue protest against sackingsISLAMABAD: Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest for a second day on Wednesday by setting up a pakora stall in front of the Parliament House to protest termination of services of journalists and workers by different media organisations. Nuzhat Pathan, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA from Sindh, visited the camp and held out an […]

Bilawal assures protesting journalists of his party’s support

Bilawal assures protesting journalists of his party’s supportISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Tuesday that his party would stand by journalists and continue to struggle against the injustices being committed by the government. “Whatever your economic policy, it is the responsibility of the government to provide financial security to the public by ensuring jobs for them,” he said […]

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 […]