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Senate committee expresses displeasure over media code of conduct

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Wednesday expressed displeasure over the new code of conduct for electronic media and asked the information ministry why the draft it prepared was not taken into consideration.

Pakistan Today reported that the committee, headed by Senator Kamil Ali Agha, which met at the Parliament House and directed the Information Ministry to inform the Supreme Court about facts related t

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Senate committee expresses displeasure over media code of conduct

Newspaper columnist kidnapped from her home in Nigeria

ABUJA: A Nigerian newspaper columnist was abducted from her home early Sunday, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the Nigerian authorities to do their utmost to find Donu Kogbara, establish a motive for the abduction, and apprehend and prosecute the perpetrators.

 "We condemn the kidnapping of Vanguard columnist Donu Kogbara and call on Nigerian authorities to launch an immediate and efficient

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Newspaper columnist kidnapped from her home in Nigeria

Geo appoints Raees Ansari as Lahore Bureau Chief

LAHORE: Geo News have appointed Raees Ansari, as their Lahore Bureau Chief, a position that lay vacant since Khawar Naeem Hashmi quit in January and joined BOL.


Ansari was previously Geo’s Controller News in Karachi. He formally assumed charge of the Lahore office on Tuesday (September 1).

 

Meanwhile, insiders tell JournalismPakistan.com that Geo management

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Geo appoints Raees Ansari as Lahore Bureau Chief

Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name

PROVIDENCE, R.I: An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.

Harris Faulkner sued Hasbro this week over its plastic Harris Faulkner hamster, sold as part of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company's popular "Littlest Pet Shop" line. She says the toy wrongfully appropriates her name and persona, harms her professional credibility

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More than five JAAG TV staffers forced to resign

KARACHI: The administration of JAAG TV has reportedly forced more than five staffers at their Karachi Head Office to resign.

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Turkey urged to release British journalists facing terror ch

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) Tuesday backed their affiliate in Great Britain and Ireland, the National Union of Journalists


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Azerbaijan jails top journalist for seven and a half years

Azerbaijan on Tuesday sentenced award-winning investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges she denounced as trump


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Outrage after three journalists killed in Philippines

MANILA: Three journalists in the Philippines have been shot dead just days apart, press groups said Tuesday, as they warned of further media bloodshed without serious government action.


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Police arrest suspected killers of three journalists

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police have arrested suspected killers of three Pakistani journalists shot dead in Quetta last year.

 

Turkish court arrests British reporters on 'IS terror' charges

DIYARBAKIR: A court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast Monday remanded in custody on terror charges two British journalists working for US-based media outl


Australian, Thai journalists acquitted of defaming Thai navy

PHUKET, Thailand: An Australian journalist and his Thai colleague were acquitted Tuesday in a criminal defamation lawsuit filed by Thailand's navy over an onlin


Award-winning Azeri journalist condemns state 'lies' at trial

BAKU: Award-winning Azeri investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova (pictured) Monday slammed the government's "lies" at the close of her trial on corruption charges, which opponents of strongman President Ilham Aliyev see as an attempt to muzzle independent media.


Nearly 1000 journalists to attend Global Investigative Journalism Conference

The 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) is set for October 8-11 in Lillehammer, Norway, with almost 1000 investigative journalists from 100 countries due to take part.


Held once every two years, the GIJC is the world’s largest international gathering


Ex-cop arrested in Mexican journalist's slaying

MEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities Sunday arrested a former police officer in connection with the brutal slaying of a prominent photojournalist and four others in a case that sparked international outrage.

Police arrested a man "identified as Abraham Torres Tranquilino"



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Salamat Ali, a Pakistani correspondent of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Review, was sentenced to one-year by a military tribunal on 29 November 1979 in Rawalpindi. Arrested on 13 November, Mr Ali, 45, was brought to the military court in chains where a major passed the sentence. The reporter was found guilty for writing an article – An Upheaval is Forecast – on the volatile situation of Balochistan. It was published on 19 October 1979.