72 journalists murdered in Pakistan since 2002

72 journalists murdered in Pakistan since 2002KARACHI: Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for media persons, as it has already witnessed the murder of 72 journalists since 2002, stated a report of Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), whose executive summary was shared at a seminar on “State of Pakistani Media 2018” held at the Karachi Press Club on […]

State of Pakistani Media in 2018

State of Pakistani Media in 2018From special coercive law to blatant censorship, the Pakistani media has witness many forms of oppression in its 71 years of struggle-filled existence. But in 2018 the media endured an unprecedented level of imposed “self-censorship” through tactics unbecoming of a responsible state. Those who refuse to fall in line suffer loss of readership and viewership. Unjustified cover-ups and the suppression of truth […]

Legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly:  Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2017

Legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly:  Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2017Karachi May 3:  The legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly and Pakistani media professionals continue to face violence while those who attack journalists enjoy impunity from prosecution. A report covering the period January 2016 to April 2017, released by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day on […]

Legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly:  Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2017

Legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly:  Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2017Karachi May 3:  The legal, political and policy environment for Pakistani media deteriorated significantly and Pakistani media professionals continue to face violence while those who attack journalists enjoy impunity from prosecution. A report covering the period January 2016 to April 2017, released by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day on […]

PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report from January 23-29

PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report from January 23-29Three missing bloggers news of returning back to homes dominated both print and electronic media during the week. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned a program under allegations of spreading hatred, which was set aside by Sindh High Court (SHC).However, a social activist registered case against anchor, channel’s owner and others under sections of […]

PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report from January 16-22

PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report from January 16-22Forced disappearance of bloggers turned into news of registration of blasphemy cases and allegations on missing activists on both TV channels and newspapers during the week. However right activists in Karachi faced brush of extremist group and Police while protesting against forced disappearance of social media activists. Electronic media watchdog Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority […]