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PEMRA has been established under PEMRA Ordinance 2002 to facilitate and regulate the private electronic media. It has mandate to improve the standards of information, education and entertainment and to enlarge the choice available to the people of Pakistan Including news, current affairs, religious knowledge, art and culture as well as science and technology. 


The International News Media Association (INMA) is the world's leading provider of global best practices for news media companies looking to grow revenue, audience, and brand amid profound market change.

Freedom of the Press is an inherent right of all free people. The extension of that right to electronic media has been established with the revolution in computer technology and the Internet. No longer is that right granted only to print media. Smartphones have opened the door for on- location recording/reporting of evens that would never be accessible in such a timely fashion by the print media photographers and journalists. Despite the availability of this technology it is highly recommended that our journalist possess high end photography equipment, for assignments.


The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press. It derives its authority from its global network of 3,000 news publishing companies and technology entrepreneurs, and its legitimacy from its 80 member publisher associations representing 18,000 publications in 120 countries. Our mission is to protect the rights of journalists and publishers around the world to operate independent media. We provide our members with expertise and services to innovate and prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in society. 

The International Association for Media and Communication Research - IAMCR - is the preeminent worldwide professional organisation in the field of media and communication research. Its members promote global inclusiveness and excellence within the best traditions of critical scholarship in the field. IAMCR aims to support and develop media and communication research throughout the world. It particularly encourages the participation of emerging scholars, women and those from economically disadvantaged regions. 


The News Media Alliance is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The organization was founded in 1992 through a merger of seven associations serving the newspaper industry and was originally known as the Newspaper Association of America (NAA). Our work focuses on the key challenges and opportunities of today’s news environment: Freedom of the press, public policy and legal matters, advertising growth, new revenue streams and audience development across all platforms. The News Media Alliance is dedicated to working with our members, as well as other partner organizations, to advance the industry through advocacy, critical research and resources and events that connect and inspire. 


AAP is the media company that businesses turn to for news, information and publishing solutions. With breaking news firmly at our core, our vast range of products and services help clients connect with and engage their audiences. AAP is your integrated, simple solution. 


The Australian Press Council was established in 1976 and is responsible for promoting good standards of media practice, community access to information of public interest, and freedom of expression through the media. The Press Council is also the principal body with responsibility for responding to complaints about Australian newspapers, magazines and associated digital outlets. 


Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has come in place to offer optimum advantage to all stakeholders of the media industry – Broadcast Houses, Ad Agencies, and Advertiser alike! Even though all the issues the industry is faced with are not common, all feel the impact in one way or other. Within the rules and regulations that the Association has put together to meet its various aims, one chapter is particularly relevant to conducting business with Advertising Agencies and Media Buying Houses. 


PJA is the largest National Organization for all Journalists.
PJA is a registered national organization. Formally launched 23rd March 2012.
PJA is a non-political and non-profitable organization.
PJA represent thousands of journalists across all media.
PJA is an organization that works for you and with you to create and maintain an exciting and dynamic media profession in Pakistan.
PJA is a fastest growing network in the journalism industry. 


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is an independent media documentation and training centre, non-governmental organisation committed to promoting and defending freedom of expression. PPF was established in 1967 as a non-profit organization and continued working until 1974, when it had to suspend operations due to the political environment then prevailing in the country. It was reactivated in 1992, and has since been involved in assisting the development of independent media in Pakistan by conducting training program for journalists, carrying out projects in research and documentation and campaigning to defend and promote freedom of the press. 

The All Pakistan Newspapers Society is a premier body of newspapers publishers, which has been headed by such august personalities as Mr.Hamid Nizami , Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman , Mian Iftekharuddin , Mr. Fakhre Matri , Mr.Hamid Mahmood, Mr. Yousuf Haroon, Mr. Mahmood Haroon, Mr. A.G. Mirza, Kazi Mohammad Akber , Mr. Munawar Hidayet Ullah, Mr. K.M.Hamid Ullah and Mr. Anwarul Islam of Pakistan Observer Dacca. 

The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) is country’s premier news agency with a charter to provide accurate, objective and uninterrupted flow of news to the people. The wire service is at the forefront in timely informing the people of the happenings around, building Pakistan’s narrative and portraying its true image globally. 

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