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BOL team building continues

ISLAMABAD: BOL Media Group's hiring spree continues and the latest addition to the team is Muhammad Usama Ghazi, signed up as Executive Vice President and Senior Anchorperson.


He comes in from Samaa Television after also having stints at Business Plus and Express News.


“Muhammad Usama Ghazi is one of the leading Shaheens in Pakistan’s journalism industry and he will play a significant role

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BOL team building continues

UN Day to End Impunity: Governments must protect media workers

The International Federation of Journalists is marking the inaugural ‘UN Day to End Impunity’ by calling on governments worldwide to address the issue of impunity for violence against journalists as intimidation, abuse and violence of media workers continues to escalate.

The UN’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists was adopted on 18 December 2013 and will be marked for the firs

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UN Day to End Impunity: Governments must protect media workers

By-line - A contentious issue

The scene is familiar. A fired up reporter, a stubborn sub-editor or producer, the newsroom looks on with rapt attention as accusations and counter accusations fly thick and fast. There are sniggers of amusement, murmured mutterings of agreement and even some ribald encouragement.


A senior steps in. There are attempts at reasoning and reconciliation. An unhappy truce is brought about but the bitterness continues to linger. It will no

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By-line - A contentious issue

U.S.- funded Journalism Training Center opens in Karachi next year

ISLAMABAD: A Journalism Training Center, funded by the U.S. State Department is scheduled to open at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi next year.


The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is helping to establish the centre.


According to dailynor

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A first step towards direct-to-home TV

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)  Thursday invited request for proposal to hire an international consultant for direct-to-home (DTH) lice

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BOL plans big

ISLAMABAD: BOL TV is going to rock the world of electronic media in Pakistan by netting almost all the big names and earn Rs550 million a month, according to a leaked feasibility

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12 years on, still no code of conduct for media

Sheikh Salahuddin, MQM’s legislator in the National Assembly, has again inquired from the government about the progress made on finalizing the seemingly impossible task of a code

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PFUJ demands apology from MQM for shutting down TV channels

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has sought an apology from MQM for forcibly shutting down television news channels for six hours in Karachi.


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Kidnapped tribal journalist freed

ISLAMABAD: A senior journalist, kidnapped on Friday in Jamrud town in Khyber tribal region while going home from work has been freed.



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JI tables bill seeking protection for journalists

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