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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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TAXILA -- The Press Council of Pakistan has played a pivotal role in ensuring freedom of expression and paved the way for responsible journalism for many years, outgoing chairman Dr M.
NEW DELHI -- Indian media as well as members of the Press Council of India (PCI) have slammed the body for backing the government's restrictions in occupied Kashmir.
'Press Council of Pakistan, Pemra's Commission of Complaints, Wage Board Implementation Tribunal and other laws and forums are very much there for resolution of such conflicts and issues,' added the statement.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The Press Council of India on Friday invited entries for National Awards for Excellence in Journalism, 2019.
Bangladesh Press Council in cooperation with Chattogram district administration organized the workshop for journalists of both print and electronic media.
The Kashmir Editors Guild had earlier sought the attention of the Press Council of India and the Editors Guild to exercise their legal, ethical and professional mandate to intervene in the issue and ensure that the media was not strangulated.
According to reporter, the Kashmir Editors Guild had earlier sought the attention of the Press Council of India and the Editors Guild to exercise their legal, ethical and professional mandate to intervene in the issue and ensure that the media was not strangulated.
Helpline: 0818 217100 WRITE: 2nd floor, 9A Beckett Way, Park West Industrial Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 12 www.facebook.com/irishmirror IRISH SUNDAY MIRROR: 01 868 8614 This newspaper subscribes to the Code Of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland and the Press Ombudsman.
The Australian Press Council noted that some had found the image "offensive", but accepted the publisher's defence.
ISLAMABAD -- President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the Press Council of Pakistan and Ministry of Information to jointly evolve a mechanism to address the grievances of the complainants and effective implementation on Code of Ethics for print media.
Director of the Press Council Ljiljana Zurovac said in an interview with FENA that the need for this code, which is specifically printed for blind and visually impaired persons, has been recognized during the workshops and seminars that were intended for them, which covered the media and media reporting on this population.
The functions of PEMRA, which was a regulatory body for the electronic media (TV and radio) and the Press Council of Pakistan (PCP), have been combined in a new body known as PMRA - Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority.