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Balochistan's first Urdu online newspaper launched

QUETTA - Haal Hawal, Balochistan’s first Urdu language online newspaper was launched Tuesday at the Quetta Press Club.

 

The newspaper is dedicated to journalist Irshad Mastoi, who was killed by unidentified gunmen

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Balochistan's first Urdu online newspaper launched

BOL management committee rejects PPF's Press Freedom Report

ISLAMABAD -  The BOL management committee has rejected a Pakistan Press Foundation (PFF) report released on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day for completely blacking out BOL.

 

In a statement BOL said PPF was established around 50 years ago to secure and safeguard freedom of speech; it claims to be an independent a

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BOL management committee rejects PPF's Press Freedom Report

BOL gets big backing in Peshawar

PESHAWAR - BOL freedom caravan reached Peshawar from Karachi at the start of the week while passing through Islamabad and Azad Kashmir.

 

Upon arrival at Peshawar Press Club, internationally acclaimed squash legend Qamar Zaman commenced the BOL Signature Campaign – in support for the shackled media group.

 

Advisor to CM for Law Arif  Yousuf, Joint Secretary ANP Shagufta Malik, President Peshawar P

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BOL gets big backing in Peshawar

Karachi University marks World Press Freedom Day

KARACHI: Senior journalists and intellectuals at a moot Tuesday were of the view that "today the media institutions are free but this is the era of commercial freedom".

The event was held at Karachi University's Mass Communication Department in connection with the World Press Freedom Day. Senior journalist Mudassir Mirza maintained that "our country was disintegrated because the facts were not made public in 1971."

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Constitution itself curbs freedom of Press: Asian Human Righ

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) said in a statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (May 3) that freedom of press is a precious privilege that no country can afford


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'The Road to Resilience: Press Freedom in South Asia 2015-16

BRUSSELS - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) marked World Press Freedom Day by releasing 'The Road to Resilience


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No hiding place for those who violate media freedom

BRUSSELS -  In the framework of the World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, journalists unions across the world have demanded that “there must be no hiding place for those who att


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PEMRA notice to Samaa for airing Qandeel Baloch's 'immoral'

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has served a show cause notice on Samaa Television for broadcasting 'inappropriate' and  'immora


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Hassan Naqvi joins Times Media Group as web editor

LAHORE - Columnist, political analyst and journalist, Hassan Naqvi has formally assumed charge as web editor at Times Media Group.

 

He will manage the online content of group's newspapers Daily Times and Aaj Kal, magazines Sunday, and TGIF, and television channels Business Plus and Zaiqa.

 


Worrying new policies can undermine free expression, media safety: PFF

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is witnessing worrying new policies and practices that can have serious consequences on freedom of expression and safety of media in the country, according to the Pakistan Press Freedom Report issued by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on World Press Freedom Day commemorated globally on May 3.

The report c


Only the 'favorites' allowed to cover PM's visit to Governor House

LAHORE: Only the 'favorite' reporters were invited to the Governor House in Lahore Saturday when Prime Nawaz Sharif visited.

 

Samaa.tv, quoting one of their correspondents said that journalists and channels known for their pro-government views made hassle-free entry to the Governor House to cover the prime


Dr. Shahid Masood withdraws complaint against private TV channels

ISLAMABAD -  ARY Television anchorperson Dr. Shahid Masood (pictured), has withdrawn his complaint against private television channels and subsequently his complaint was disposed of by PEMRA's Council of Complaints.

 

A PEMRA media release Saturday said that Dr. Masood explained before the Council that his


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