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RSF, UNESCO launch new safety guide for journalists in high-risk environments     Media leaders urge tougher protection for journalists     BOL workers to resume protests     Axact-BOL boss shifted to Jinnah Hospital     BOL parent company Axact rejects Jang Group stories as 'pack of lies'     Editor of Balochistan Point quits     IFJ concerned over safety of journalists after six injured in Karachi     Pakistan Online Media Association launched     Show cause notice served on Neo TV    

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RSF, UNESCO launch new safety guide for journalists in high-risk environments

PARIS - On the occasion of the conference - News organizations standing up for the safety of media professionals - at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, Reporters Without Borders and UNESCO are officially launching the latest edition of the Safety Guide for Journalists: A handbook for reporters in high-risk environments.

The 130-page guide offers essential information and practical advice for journalists to assist them before, during and after an ass

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RSF, UNESCO launch new safety guide for journalists in high-risk environments

Media leaders urge tougher protection for journalists

PARIS - World media executives are urging governments to stop looking at journalists as the enemy, and to better protect reporters covering wars, crime and corruption.

Describing growing impunity for those who arrest or attack journalists, news leaders meeting Friday in Paris argued for more public outcry and pressure on governments when a reporter is targeted — whether in a war zone or in peacetime.

Freelancers are under

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BOL workers to resume protests

ISLAMABAD - BOL Workers Action Committee has announced fresh protests in three major cities next week to press for payment of staff salaries.

 

This was decided at the committee's meeting held at the Karachi Press Club the other day.

 

The first protest will be in Karachi outside the press club on February 8, followed by one in Islamabad in front of Parliament House on February 9. The following day the wo

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Axact-BOL boss shifted to Jinnah Hospital

KARACHI -  Shoaib Ahmad Shaikh, Axact and BOL Network Chief Executive Officer, has been shifted to Jinnah Hospital from Karachi Central Jail.

 

Insiders tell JournalismPakistan.com he was brought to the hospital Thursday and has been allotted Room No. 10 just next to the room where former federal minister Dr. Asim Hussain is being treated.

 

Although i

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BOL parent company Axact rejects Jang Group stories as 'pack

ISLAMABAD - Axact, the parent company of BOL TV, has responded angrily to news published against them by Jang Group Thursday.

 

Terming the stories in Jang a


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Editor of Balochistan Point quits

QUETTA - Adnan Aamir, Editor of Balochistan Point, the only English language online newspaper from the province, has resigned.

According to a post on his blog, he quit


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IFJ concerned over safety of journalists after six injured i

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in raising concern for the treatment of journalists by law enforcement age


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Pakistan Online Media Association launched

LAHORE:  Pakistan Online Media Association (POMA) was formally launched here Thursday with Daily Pakistan Web Editor Nauman Tasleem being elected the chairman.

 


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Show cause notice served on Neo TV

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Thursday served a show cause notice on Neo Television for airing false news about the death o


PEMRA Council of Complaints recommends fines on three channels

ISLAMABAD - The Council of Complaints of PEMRA has recommended fines on Royal TV, Channel 24 and Din News for not adhering to repeated summons in various pending co


Pakistan fourth most dangerous country in the world for journalists: report

BRUSSELS: Pakistan has been ranked the fourth most dangerous country in the world for journalists, with a total of 115 killings since 1990.

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Kidnapped Yemeni journalists tortured: reports

BRUSSELS - Three Yemeni journalists, who are held captive by the Houthis since last June, are reported to have been tortured on 30 January, according to the Yemen J


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