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.
National Press Trust, a newspaper and publishing amalgamation, was established in March 1964 to control mass media. It was taken over by the government in 1972.
Ahmed Ali Khan, former editor-in-chief of Dawn, died in Karachi on 13 March 2007. Born in 1924 in Bhopal, his association with Dawn began in Delhi in 1946 and ended in Karachi in 2004. He also served as editor of the Pakistan Times, Lahore. He was with Dawn for nearly 42 years — 28 of them as editor/chief editor.