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Turkey honours 10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad with special Award

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad conveys Palestine’s message given to the world Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via reporting on social media, has been honoured with award titled “brave heart journalist” in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan awarded the prize to the young journalist during the International Benevolence Awards, organized by Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation, at the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s most memorable Moments of 2016

Pakistan's most memorable Moments of 2016

The year 2016 has been an eventful one for the Pakistanis. From winning a second Oscar to historic opening of Gwadar deep sea port, from the top ranking in Test Cricket to winning global recognition, the year had some amazing moments to offer. Before celebrating the new year, let us take a walk down memory lane by remembering 2016’s top moments. ... Read More »

Pakistan media ‘among the freest in Asia’: Report

Pakistan Media

Pakistan ranks 147th out of 180 countries in the latest world rankings for Press freedom The media in Pakistan is “among the freest in Asia”, according to World Press Freedom Report 2016. Although self-censorship is widely practiced within news organizations, “The Pakistani media are nonetheless regarded as among the freest in Asia when it comes to covering the squabbling among politicians,” Reporters ... Read More »

Pakistan’s APP and Romania’s AGERPRES sign agreement

Pakistan's premier news agency in public sector Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APP) and Romania's official news agency AGERPRESS signed a news cooperation agreement on 14 April, 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan

The agreement of exchange of the news would help strengthen the bilateral friendship and promote greater understanding between the peoples of Pakistan and Romania ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s premier news agency Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APP) and Romania’s official news agency AGERPRESS inked a news cooperation agreement, on Thursday, for the two-way exchange of news. The agreement is aimed at improving socio-cultural relations ... Read More »

Women’s Day: Pakistani journalists discuss challenges, celebrate success

Pakistan TV women anchors

While making momentous contributions for society, Pakistani women in media face plentiful challenges in the course of their work which compel them to quit the field of journalism by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD – Pakistani media has a strong women representation in country’s leading TV and radio stations but women still face obstacles in rising to key decision-making roles, women journalists highlighted ... Read More »

Center for Excellence in Journalism launched at Karachi’s IBA

US Ambassador David Hale and IBA Director Ishrat Hussain launch the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at Karachi’s Institute of Business Administration (IBA)

Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) is the new hub for the professional journalism training and networking KARACHI – Pakistani journalists and media professionals now have a new hub for the professional development, training and networking at Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) in Karachi. American Ambassador David Hale and IBA Director Ishrat Hussain launched the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) ... Read More »

Second Pakistani journalist killed in a month

Pakistani journalist gunned down

PESHAWAR – Another journalist, Hafeez ur Rehman, has been killed in Kohat, Pakistan in less than a month’s time. Police said that unidentified gunmen killed the TV journalist on Sunday in the second such murder this month in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Attackers riding a motorcycle fired on 42-year-old Hafeez ur Rehman near his home on the outskirts of Kohat district. ... Read More »

Street in Paris named after slain Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad

Saleem Shehzad

ISLAMABAD – A street in Paris has been named after Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Islamabad four years ago. An international organisation, Reporters Without Borders, renamed 12 Parisian streets after journalists who have been murdered, tortured or disappeared to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (2 November). Shahzad ... Read More »

Mishal Pakistan initiative to encourage Journalism students, Media industry

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Mishal in Collaboration with Journalism Schools to launch Knowledge Empowerment Initiatives in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Mishal Pakistan is working with more than 15 journalism schools across Pakistan for human resource development in the media industry. Mishal plans to launch journalism scholarships, research initiatives for better industry-academia linkages and gold medal recognition in research and academic excellence for the students, researchers and professionals. ... Read More »

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