International mediaNews and Events
April 30-May 1: First Islamabad Literature Festival at Margalla Hotel, Islamabad.
April 19: A forum on Election Commission of Pakistan's recently announced Media Guidelines for Elections 2013; at Kohinoor Hall, Marriott Hotel Islamabad;10:30am to 1:00pm.
April 18: A one-day National Conference on “Democracy Media and Election; Free & Fair Elections and Responsible Media” at Sheraton, Karachi; from 10:30am to 4.30pm.
April 21: Elections of Lahore Press Club.
April 22: All-Pakistan Inter-University Photo Journalism Competition on the theme of “Towards Better Pakistan”; organized by the Department of Communication and Media Studies, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, (SUIT) Peshawar; at Ring Road Campus.
March 18: General Body meeting of Peshawar Press Club at the club premises; at 2:00pm.
March 4: A protest organized by National Press Club, Islamabad against killing of journalists and government's delay in honoring its promises; outside Parliament House; at 3.30pm.
March 5: A meeting on "Protecting our journalists. Safety and secure jobs" at Hill View Hotel, Islamabad; organized by International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ); at 11:00am.
February 1-3: Start of a media summit featuring the alumni of International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism Program; Islamabad.
February 3: Expected Islamabad launch of Urdu-language daily Jehan Pakistan.
February 7: A protest by journalists outside the Parliament House; organized by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ).
February 15: Deadline for submission of entries for Women in Media Awards; organized by UKS and APNS.
February 15, 16 & 17: Fourth Karachi Literary Festival at Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi.
February 20-21: First South Asia Media Summit at Pakistan-China Friendship Centre, Islamabad.
February 27: A workshop on film-making at SZABIST University, Street 9, Plot 67, H-8/4, Islamabad at 2:45pm.
February 28: Elections of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) at RISJA office, Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad; 10:00am-4:00pm.
January 7: Start of a five-day training workshop for journalists at National Press Club, Islamabad.
January 11: Countrywide protests over the killing of three media men in Quetta bomb blast; organized by unions of journalists on the directive of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ).
January 15, 16 & 17: The First South Asia Media Summit at Pakistan-China Friendship Centre, Islamabad. (Postponed)
January 15: Expected announcement of a media accountability commission by the Supreme Court.
January 18-20: International Sports Journalists' Conference, Peshawar; organized by Pakistan Sports Writers' Federation.
January 22: A meeting of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) to devise plan for the January 28 sit-in by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists; at PFUJ secretariat, Islamabad; 2.30pm.
January 28: A sit-in to press for arrest of journalists' killers and the implementation of Wage Award in front of Parliament House, Islamabad; organized by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ).
January 28: Start of Mehr Bukhari's new program NewsEye on DawnNews TV at 8:05pm.
January 29: Launch of English-language PTV World channel in Islamabad.
January 29: General body meeting of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) at Pakistan Sports Complex Media Center; at 3:00pm.
January 30: A program to honor journalists who have been killed; at Peshawar Press Club; at 11:00am.
January 31: Deadline for submitting entries for the All-Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) Awards.
January 31-February 1: Computation + Journalism Symposium, Atlanta, United States.
April 17: Elections of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), in Sochi, Russia.
April 24-28: International Journalism Festival, in Perugia, Italy.
May 19-21: International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress on free speech in the Arab world, reporting on religion, the role of women in the media, criminal defamation, promoting and protecting the safety of journalists, Internet regulation and other issues; in Amman, Jordan.
May 29: DW Media Symposium on the topic of “Pakistan Media Landscape: The Effects of Liberalization’; in Bonn, Germany
June 19-21: Global Editors Network (GEN) News Summit at Paris City Hall, Paris.
August 24-26: Excellence in Journalism (EIJ13) Conference in Anaheim, California, United States.
September 20-22: Annual conference of the Online News Association - a gathering for online newsmakers; San Francisco, United States.
October 12-15: Eighth Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
October 23-25: INMA European News Media Conference, Berlin, Germany.