Sadiq-The Originals

Prince Falahuddin, Jocelyne Josiah, Ehsan Ahmed Sehar, Professor Shehzad Ahmed Khan Jocelyne Josiah with Nawa-I-Ahmedpur Sharqia staff   Amir of Bahawalpur Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi Amir Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi Money for the Sadiq News Press Freedom Prize was donated by the Amir of Bahawalpur, Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi. He is the heir of the last ruler of…

Honour killing and acid attacks to the face are widespread in the area, writes renowned British journalist Michael Griffin in an evaluation

I have been asked to write an evaluation of the rural weekly newspaper, Nawa-I-Ahmedpur Sharqia, published in Ahmedpur East, Bahawalpur. I had the opportunity to visit the newspaper’s premises and spend time with its publisher, Ehsan Sehar, from 15-19 June 2003, when I conducted a journalism-training course on behalf of the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA)….

British newsman conducts workshop for rural journalists

KARACHI- A workshop for rural journalists was recently organised by Commonwealth Journalists Association in Ahmadpur Sharqia. The workshop was conducted by renowned British journalist Michael Griffin. He is well-known for his book “Reaping the whirlwind”. The Taliban movement in Afghanistan is a study of the Taliban and the best seller in its own right. He…

Commonwealth Journalists Association UK, HQ Training workshop

Renowned British journalist Michael Griffin ran this four day workshops in Ahmedpur East 16-19 June 2003 to impart basic skills to rural journalists. This was the first training workshop run by the Commonwealth Journalists Association London HQ, in a remote area since the CJA was founded in 1978. The workshop was held at the Ahmedpur…

Message 8th June 2003 from the Executive Director of the CJA Mr Ian Gillham:

Good journalism is at the heart of a good society. Governments and councils cannot act wisely without fair,clear and accurate information. The people cannot assess the actions of governments and councils,and choose their rulers wisely, without fair clear and accurate information. The journalist is the bearer of the information. Fairness, clarity and accuracy are the…

Women’s workshop 2002

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)with the collaboration of UNESCO organised a three day Women Journalism Training Workshop in the Government Girls Model High School, Ahmedpur East, from 27 to 29 June 2002. The workshop was attended by 26 teachers, doctors, professional women and educated housewives not only from Ahmed Pur Sharqia but also from neighbouring towns….