Pakistan’s First Code of Ethics for Reporting Local Elections-developed by Pakistani media

INTRODUCTION The media in Pakistan faces unique professional challenges when reporting on elections, particularly local elections. Following the establishment of the¬†National Media Partnership on Democracy¬†through a signed declaration by most of Pakistan’s mainstream media houses in Karachi on November 4, 2010, this Code of Ethics has been drafted and signed by Pakistani media practitioners of…

U.S-PAKISTAN PROFESSION AL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM FOR JOURNALISTS

A three-year, multi-phase program will bring 128 Pakistani media professionals to the United States and send 30 U.S. journalists to Pakistan. Journalists will study each others cultures as they are immersed in newsrooms in each country. English-speaking Pakistanis will receive four-week internships at U.S. media organizations, and non-English speakers will spend half that time. The…

Report from the World Editors Forum Hamburg, Germany by Ehsan Ahmed Sehar President RMNP

Hamburg(Germany)October 8,2010 Three days long 17th World Editors Forum, The Tablet Year, Why mobile distribution will change The news Business, ended here in Congress Center Hamburg ,Germany. It was attended by more than 600 editors from 86 countries, including 23 editors from South Asian countries. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka also benefitted…

PANOS SOUTH ASIA PAKISTAN ROUNDTABLE

Reporting Poverty, Influencing Policy Success Stories in Poverty and Communication Tuesday 24th November, 2009 Marriot Hotel, Islamabad Islamabad: Panos South Asia Pakistan organised a one day roundtable on Reporting Poverty, Influencing Policy in the Marriot Hotel, Islamabad which was attended by thirty representatives of prominent non-governmental organisations and media. Ms Sahar Ali, Country representative PANOS,…

Asian Media Barometer Pakistan Organised by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

14 members panel concludes its consultation in Lahore Ehsan Ahmed Sehar presented RMNP analysis of the media landscape in Pakistan Lahore September 6: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Pakistan organized two days long panel consultation to inaugurate The Asian Barometer – Pakistan at Avari Hotel Lahore on 5th and 6th September .Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) had…

What to do for media in Honduras? Dessi Damianova and Margriet Zoethout, Free Voice

We land with my colleague Margriet at the airport of Tegucigalpa (the capital of Honduras) on the evening of June 18th with a feeling of huge relief. After 4 days of intensive talks with media and journalists in Guatemala and El Salvador and after a strongly turbulent flight we are happy to have a small…