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Police attack journalist during South Asian Games protests     Former managing director of APP Masood Malik passes away     At least 250 journalists jailed worldwide for a fourth straight year     BBC says some Pakistani journalists using its marks illegally     Media bodies, HRCP discuss gagging of press, pressure tactics     Dawn editor responds to Gen. Ghafoor's tweet     DG ISPR terms Dawn story on joint border patrol as 'factually incorrect'     Dawn comments editorially on besieging of its office     Mazhar Barlas and Ali Raza Alvi join GTV     Crowd gathers outside Dawn office again    

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PFUJ condemns hooliganism at Dawn office in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD — The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the hooliganism at the office of Dawn and blocking its entry and exit

CPJ launches 2019 #FreeThePress campaign

NEW YORK — The Committee to Protect Journalists has launched its annual #FreeThePress campaign to raise awareness

Mob blocks gates of Dawn offices in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD — A group of about 100 people gathered outside the offices of Dawn on Monday, blocking the gates for almost three hours.

An elderly

Shahzada Zulfiqar elected president of PFUJ, Nasir Zaidi as secretary-general

KARACHI — Shahzada Zulfiqar (pictured, left) and Nasir Zaidi (right) got elected as the president and secretary-general respectively of Pakistan Federal

Female journalist killed by her husband in Lahore

Urooj Iqbal, a female journalist, was shot and killed by her husband on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

The crime

Journalists attend workshop on Sustainable Agriculture in Bhurban

BHURBAN — Speakers at a two-day workshop on ‘Sustainable Agriculture’ stressed the need for adoption of innovative and latest agricultural t

A new low in journalism -The News copy-pastes Dawn story

ISLAMABAD — The level of journalism fell to a new low — The News copy-pasting a story published in Dawn on its back page.

However, the

AGAHI Awards honor 47 journalists for excellence in journalism

ISLAMABAD  — The AGAHI Awards, recognized and honored 47 journalists for media excellence and ethics on Monday.

The organizers received

CPJ gala recognizes courageous journalists from developing democracies

NEW YORK — The Committee to Protect Journalists and press freedom supporters from around the world celebrated jour

Former sports editor of Gulf News and Dawn Rehan Siddiqui dies

ISLAMABAD – Rehan Siddiqui, a former sports editor at Gulf News and Dawn, died in London on Saturday. He was 76.

Siddiqui lived in England fo

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How a paper was shut down 50 years ago

With hundreds of newspapers, TV channels and FM radio stations, Pakistani media today report everything under the sun – well almost everything. And there is no fear of being permanently closed down, save for financial reasons.

Everyone’s views get space in print and

Daily Dose By Bikram Vohra

Bikram Vohra Just glide in: Parallel parking is no big deal until the chemistry goes awry

So there is nothing difficult about parallel parking. It is easy peasy. You glide your car into the allotted space with verve and pizzazz, and it positions itself as straight as a soldier on parade; nothing to it. All over the world people will ...Read more...


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In 2002, an ordinance was issued by the military government of General Pervez Musharraf to set up the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to “facilitate and regulate” private electronic media.