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Two journalists awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2021

OSLO: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to Filipino-American journalist Maria Ressa and Russian Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression which it said is a precondition for democracy

Press freedom

Press freedom in Pakistan have deteriorated in recent years as the media has faced constant attacks, threats, and intimidation while performing its journalistic duties. Yet, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry make the assertion that Pakistan was “probably one of the freest

Veteran human rights activist I.A. Rehman passes away

LAHORE: Human rights activist and veteran journalist Ibn Abdur Rehman, commonly known as I.A. Rehman, has passed away at the age of 90. He died at his residence in Lahore but his family did not identify the cause of death.

Protection of journalists

Pakistani media was faced with different challenges both in terms of content and coverage as well as in the nature of the steps to restrict press freedom and the free flow of information in 2020. The year 2020 presented the

Gang loots people by impersonating as police, journalists

ISLAMABAD: A gang of robbers is allegedly involved in looting people by impersonating police and journalists in the federal capital. According to sources the gang comprising a woman, two fake journalists and police. Citing the details of their crimes, sources

Female journalists demand govt act against online threats, harassment

ISLAMABAD: Women journalists in Pakistan have come together and released a joint statement calling upon authorities to end impunity against attacks on women in media in Pakistan. The joint statement deplores the attacks through social media directed at women journalists

Journalists and mental health

Journalism is a vast profession that requires you to constantly remain updated. The advancement of technology has further categorized the sector even further. Now those who are involved in the sector have to increase their skills to keep themselves abreast

Journalists seek justice for cameraman who died of heart failure

ISLAMABAD: Journalists held a protest on Thursday in front of the Information Ministry against the death of their colleague who had died of a heart attack earlier and was not compensated for ten months. The protesters said, “This is our

Journalists’ killings decline

The number of journalists killed in the line of duty fell in 2019 to the lowest levels in seventeen years according to a report by the Citizens to Project Journalists.  The drop in murders comes amid unprecedented global attention on

No ban on journalists appearing in TV talk shows as guests: PEMRA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said on Monday that the earlier directives were misinterpreted. According to sources, the notification of PEMRA stopped TV anchors from appearing as a guests on other TV talk shows. Also Read: PEMRA issue