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ICIJ, CPJ granted $1 million each at Golden Globes 2018

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Golden Globes announce $2 million grant for journalism organizations ICIJ and CPJ One of the highlights of the 75th Golden Globe Awards was the $2 million grants announced for a journalism consortium and a media rights group to combat growing threats to press freedom. At the Golden Globes ceremony on January 7, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced two grants of ... Read More »

These are the top Google searches in Pakistan in 2017

Googled Pakistanis in 2017

Google released lists containing most searched people in 2017 December of 2017 has reached to the middle, Google has just released the topmost searches by Pakistani during the ending year 2017, We are talking about the most Googled people in Pakistan in 2017 so let’s let’s take a look at some interesting results as to who Pakistanis searched for most this year. ... Read More »

Agahi Awards honour best in Pakistani journalism

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Pakistan’s most credible journalists recognized for their work at the annual AGAHI Awards 2017 Pakistan’s most prestigious Agahi Awards recognized best in Pakistani journalism at an award ceremony held in Islamabad on Saturday, December 9. The ceremony was attended by officials, foreign diplomats, intellectuals and journalists from across the country. Now in its fifth year, Agahi Awards honours the best journalists across print, TV, ... Read More »

Opposition, media facing severe repressions in Kyrgyzstan

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By Elnura M. Kadyrova — With the arrest of several political activists and opponents who remained critical to the policies of outgoing Kyrgyzstan President Atambayev, the human rights bodies are expressing repeated concerns that “Kyrgyzstan is becoming a police state.” According to a number of human rights watch bodies there are reports of mass arrests, persecutions, lawsuits against independent journalists ... Read More »

Kyrgyzstan’s strange democracy and approach

Kyrgyzstan

By Elnura M. Kadyrova — A new president Sooronbay Jeenbekov was elected in Kyrgyzstan. Officially he will take office on December 1, 2018 having completed the six-year rule of Almazbek Atambayev who is considered the ambiguous leader of this country. Almazbek Atambayev rule will be remembered not by economic or political achievements of Kyrgyzstan, but by extremely odious behavior and ... Read More »

Paradise Papers leak reveals 13 million secrets of world elite’s hidden wealth

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Names of two Pakistanis, Shaukat Aziz and Ayaz Khan Niazi also included in the new database of documents, Paradise Papers, released by International Consortium of Journalists Sunday night. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the group that had unravelled the Panama Papers a year ago, has now released Paradise Papers. The leak, which includes 13.4 million documents, comprises a ... Read More »

Reality behind Blue Game challenge which has claimed 130 lives

Reality behind Blue Game challenge which has claimed 130 lives

The suicide challenge has already been linked to more than 100 deaths in Russia The Blue Whale Game has created horror around the globe, especially teenage suicide attempts are serious concerns for the parents. Blue Whale Challenge, also known as the Blue Whale – Suicide Game, a monstrous online challenge in which participants are purportedly assigned some risky task and ... Read More »

Chief Justice takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ called Chief Commissioner and IGP Islamabad to report within 48 hours After massive criticism on social media, Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice of stage collapse incident happened at Bahria Enclave, Islamabad. The incident took place on April 28, but state institutions were denying over what happened. No FIR has been registered so far, Islamabad commissioner showed reluctance about ... Read More »

Stunning photos of the couple who got married on Mount Everest

Stunning photos of the couple who got married on Mount Everest

James and Ashley spent three weeks in the base camp at 17,000 feet above sea level Taking outdoor photography is setting a new elevation, A Californian couple decided to their wedding celebrations at the most stunning scene Mount Everest, which is highest mountain in the world. The Californian couple spent three weeks in the base camp at 17,000 feet above sea ... Read More »

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking The co-founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia Jimmy Wales is launching a new online application aimed at reshaping the news media called WikiTribune. “The news is broken and we can fix it,” WikiTribune says on its website, after Mr. Wales announced the plan late ... Read More »

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