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Farahnaz among 15 most powerful female journalists

ISLAMABAD: Farahnaz Zahidi Moazzam, senior sub-editor at The Express Tribune, has been selected by Women Deliver, a global organization that works for girls and women’s rights and wellbeing, as one of the 15 most powerful female journalists around the world for her stories on women’s health and rights.

 

In an interview with JournalismPakistan.com, she said her selection means that there is more to Pakistan than t

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Express Tribune reporter thrashed by public transport driver, conductor

ISLAMABAD: Fawad Ali, a reporter with The Express Tribune, was beaten black and blue Thursday by a driver and conductor of a public transport wagon at Zero Point.

 

The incident took place when Ali and other commuters protested against the driver for not completing the designated route.

 

“The driver and his conductor started abusing me for the protest and this ultimately turned into a

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Ashfaq Ahmed elected president of Multan Press Club

ISLAMABAD: Ashfaq Ahmed, a woker of Jang Group, has been elected as president of Multan Press Club in a close contest. He secured 235 votes while his rival Shakeel Anjum bagged 233 votes.

 

A member of the club told JournalismPakistan.com that over 300 bogus votes were removed from the electoral list before the elections. As many as 527 members were declared as genuine and allowed to cast votes.

 

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AIPS launches Sports Media Pearl Awards

The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has set a new milestone in the world of sport journalism with the launch of the Sport Media Pearl Awards in partnership with Abu Dhabi Media.

 

The Press Trust of India reports the awards were launched at the start of AIPS' 90th anniversary celebrations at the Louvre Museum in Paris, where the AIPS was formed four days before the start of the 1924 Olympics Games during a m

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MPA moves privilege motion against Klasra

ISLAMABAD: Javed Akhtar, Member of Punjab Assembly, moved a privilege motion in the assembly Wednesday against senior journalist and anchorperson, Rauf Klasra, for what he called were insultin


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Minister assures transparency in allotment of plots to journ

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed on Tuesday assured the Senate of transparency in the upcoming allotment of plots to journalists in different sectors of the


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TI calls for protection to whistleblowers, wants Right to In

ISLAMABAD: Transparency International Pakistan has called for improvement to the Right to Information Act and providing protection to whistleblowers.

 

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PCC demands protection of Christian journalists in Balochist

KARACHI: Dr. Nazir S. Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress (PCC) has expressed concerns over safety and security of Christian journalists in Balochistan after a threatening letter


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Defamation notice served on ARY CEO, program host

ISLAMABAD: A defamation notice of Rs500 million has been served on President and CEO of ARY News Salman Iqbal (pictured) and anchorperson of program ‘Khara


Twitter, law enforcement investigate alleged Islamic State threats

WASHINGTON: Twitter Inc and law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network's c


PTI boycotts Geo again

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has again started boycott of Geo News Television after bowing to pressure and criticism from party workers and supporters.


Geo News website to be revamped

ISLAMABAD : The management of Geo News Television is planning to revamp the channel’s website geo.tv to attract more visitors, stay in online competition with others and grab maximum share of online business.

 

A source tells JournalismPakistan.com that a new social media team is also being hired to


Tariq Mateen to lodge complaint with police following threats

ISLAMABAD: Tariq Mateen, anchorperson with 92 News Television, is planning to lodge a complaint with the police following threats from members of some proscribed outfits.

 

A source in the channel told JournalismPakistan.com the journalist was receiving serious threats on social media for doing a program o


PTA could initiate legal action against Geo-Jang Group over SMS lucky draw scheme

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has termed a lucky draw scheme run by Geo-Jang media group as illegal and intends to initiate legal action.

 

“Failure to obtain a ruling on the subject matter from SCP (Supreme Court of Pakistan) before 28th Feb 2015 will result in legal acti


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