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Press Council

a body established in 1953 by newspaper proprietors and journalists to prevent the government legislating to control the press by showing that it could responsibly self-regulate. It was replaced in 1991 by the PRESS COMPLAINTS COMMISSION.
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An event dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Azerbaijan's Press Council was held in Baku on March 14.
A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq conducted hearing in this matter and issued notices to respondents, including Secretary Ministry of Information, Press Council of Pakistan and Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to submit their reply in this matter.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 26 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Press Council of India (PCI) to decide whether or not the photographs of President, Prime Minister and other persons holding constitutional positions can be used in private advertisements.
In my case Press Council of Pakistan has also been made respondent.
Justice Farooq further instructed the petitioner to articulate his objections in correspondence to the rules of the Press Council of Pakistan in the next hearing.
Bangladesh Press Council Day will be observed in the country today in a befitting manner, reports BSS.
The Press Council in BiH launched today a new cycle of workshops for the judiciary and journalists from print and online media within the project "Strengthening the Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and Media in Southeast Europe" (JUFREX) under the auspices of the European Union and the Council of Europe.
Meanwhile, the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) urged the Nepal Police to seek solutions to problems relating to news sources and media content only through the Press Council.
Eissa was the last secretary general of the Supreme Press Council, which is now replaced by the National Press Authority.
The project will address various challenges facing self-regulatory mechanisms in the country through capacity building activities such as peer-to-peer training with international or regional experts, enhancing the knowledge of the Timor-Leste Press Council in the effective management and daily operation of a press council.
TAP) - The Press Council, officially launched last April 20, has not yet come into operation.
ISLAMABAD -- A Spokesperson of the Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) Sunday termed news items appeared in a section of print media regarding promulgation of press laws as incorrect.