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Chagai: Threats Issued to a Journalist In Panjgur Condemned

Chagai: Threats Issued to a Journalist In Panjgur Condemned

Ali Raza Rind Chagai – Journalists and lawyers in Dalbandin protested against the threats issued to a journalist in Panjgur. A group of journalists and lawyers held a protest demonstration outside Dalbandin Press club on Friday and condemned the threats issued to Barkat Baloch, a journalist based in Panjgur. Reportedly, Journalist Barkat Baloch was threatened by brother of District Chairman ...

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Quetta: Crimes Against Journalists Condemned

Quetta: Crimes Against Journalists Condemned

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Journalists condemned crimes against journalists in Balochistan in protest demonstration held outside Quetta press club, on Tuesday. A protest demonstration was held by Balochistan Union of Journalists to mark U.N designated “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.” Protestors were holding placards and chanted slogans for protection of journalists in Balochistan. Addressing the participants ...

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Irresponsible Journalism: Extension of Stay of Afghan Refugees Misreported

Irresponsible Journalism: Extension of Stay of Afghan Refugees Misreported

Adnan Aamir Quetta – In an act that tantamount to irresponsible journalism, several media outlets have misreported the extension of Afghan refugees in Pakistan. On 22nd August 2015, a tripartite meeting took Place between UNHCR and government of Pakistan and Afghanistan. In that meeting Afghan government requested for extension of stay of Afghan refugees, which is expiring in December 2015, for ...

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Letter: Journalists Safety

Letter: Journalists Safety

Journalists are sacrificing their whole lives serving the people with news on daily basis. They never care what the circumstance are and work from dawn to dusk in order to aware the public. Unfortunately, journalists are being victimized everywhere in the world. Recently, two television journalists were recently shot down during a live interview in Virginia. This attack shows a ...

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28th August Declared as Day of Martyred Journalists

28th August Declared as Day of Martyred Journalists

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Journalistic fraternity of Balochistan has declared 28th August as the annual day of Martyred journalists, on Friday. A condolence reference program was held at Quetta Press Club (QPC) to observe the first anniversary of Irshad Ahmad Mastooi who was assassinated in broad daylight on 28th August last year. Irshad Ahmad Mastooi the bureau Chief of Online ...

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Without Ethical Journalism, No One Can Trust The Media: Patrick Butler

Without Ethical Journalism, No One Can Trust The Media: Patrick Butler

Interview by Yousaf Ajab Baloch Patrick Butler is Vice President, Programs, International Center for Journalists. Patrick is well known for his areas of expertise in best practices in journalism, contemporary issues in U.S. media, international journalism, journalism ethics and localizing international news. Patrick oversees the development and execution of ICFJ programs and supervises program personnel. He previously worked as a ...

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Success Stories of Balochistan Point

Success Stories of Balochistan Point

Quetta – Since its inception in October 2010, Balochistan Point has made a difference through the news stories and opinion articles that have been published in it. Following are the most notable success stories of The Balochistan Point so far: On 29th June 2014, we published an article titled “Controversial Arsalan Iftikhar.” It was about unfair appointment of Arsalan Iftikhar, ...

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A Journalist is Incomplete without Accuracy and Impartiality: Shahzada Zulfiqar

A Journalist is Incomplete without Accuracy and Impartiality: Shahzada Zulfiqar

Adnan Aamir Quetta – A journalist is incomplete without accuracy and impartiality, said Shahzada Zulfiqar President of Quetta Press Club (QPC) on Monday. QPC President made this statement while addressing the concluding session of a workshop held by Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI). Shahzada Zulfiqar thanked CPDI for training journalists of Balochistan and urged them to conduct similar training ...

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Media And Ethics

Media And Ethics

Muhammad Masam Khan Freedom of media is considered important for democratic societies due to its role of information provider and watchdog. However, more freedom stresses to act more responsibly. In this regard, media ethics acts as important guidelines for journalists to self-regulate their behavior. After the implementation of more liberalized media policy in 2002, media in Pakistan has got more ...

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Threats To Journalists In Pakistan

Threats To Journalists In Pakistan

Noor Bakhsh Across Pakistan, journalists, mostly those engaged in sensitive areas, are at risk of fatal attacks on their lives. This is generally common in the country and particularly true in Karachi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Balochistan where threats to journalists are normal. Nevertheless, these incidents, especially when they go unchecked and unpunished, undermine the act and ...

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