JournalismPakistan.com is a one-stop resource for all that’s journalism. Prompted by the dynamic needs of the modern Pakistani journalist, it serves and caters to those requirements.
It is an initiative of senior Pakistani journalists – Steve Manuel and Imran Naeem Ahmad who have vast experience between them, the span of which has seen them work for all major dailies in Pakistan as well as media abroad.
JournalismPakistan.com is not just a website but a valuable and easily accessible resource for journalists. It aims to provide the media, in general, and citizen journalists, in particular, an opportunity to voice their opinions, post stories and reports, share information about themselves and their organizations, interact with other journalists and keep abreast of the latest happenings in the world of journalism.
Through this forum, journalists can explore numerous media opportunities – from jobs to scholarships and fellowships to capacity building courses to latest in media technology and professional tools.
JournalismPakistan.com has hundreds of registered users across Pakistan as well as many in other countries. The website regularly receives hits from visitors in over 90 countries and is keenly followed by both Pakistani and foreign media. Among others, it has linkages with the International Federation of Journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists and Women Journalists Pakistan.
On 14 August 1947 Radio Pakistan started its broadcast with two small medium wave stations broadcasting 18 hours a day with transmitting power of 15 kilowatts, covering six percent of the area and 21 percent of the population.
In 1957 a private news agency Pakistan Press Association (PPA), which came to be known as Pakistan Press International (PPI), was set up.