Lubna Jerar Naqvi

  • 06 Apr 2020

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    The rapid spread of Covid-19 is creating challenges for journalists covering the health crisis in Pakistan, writes Lubna Jerar Naqvi. The first news of coronavirus made its way into the Pakistani media in the last week of January 2020, when four Paki...

  • 31 Jan 2020

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Another media worker has fallen victim of death by stress. Fayyaz Ali, who was a camera operator at news channel Capital TV, died of a fatal heart attack the day he was laid off. According to reports, Capital TV hadn’t paid Ali’s salary for more ...

  • 04 Jul 2018

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Whatsapp is a tool for communicating, but how will it impact journalism? Lubna Jerar Naqvi discusses this in the latest blog.  WhatsApp has become a valuable tool for many journalists in Pakistan, initially it was the SMS. Journalists have joined nu...

  • 14 Apr 2018

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    Despite the fact that sexual violence and harassment are rampant, there is very little awareness about it, says Lubna Jerar Naqvi who is doing her bit to raise awareness. Sexual harassment and sexual assault are rampant but in societies like Pakistan...

  • 16 Mar 2018

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    In order to increase the membership of women in unions, the real purpose of unions must be explained, says Lubna Jerar Naqvi. With the increase in the number of women entering media, we need more women journalists in decision-making positions in unio...

  • 01 Feb 2017

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    Despite the race for stories, media houses in Pakistan are now putting safety of their staff at a higher footing than ratings, says Lubna Jerar Naqvi. Terrorism and murder are the main causes for media deaths in Pakistan and five media personnel were...

  • 23 Dec 2016

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    Several international media organizations give their employees basic first-aid training which helps save lives in the field. Pakistani media organizations focus on how to protect oneself in dangerous situations like firing, riots and terror attacks, ...

  • 07 Mar 2016

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    The importance of a safe working environment cannot be emphasized enough, especially with a larger number of women joining the work force. It is imperative that organizations take serious steps to protect women employees so that they can concentrate ...

  • 23 Sep 2015

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    September didn’t begin well for the Pakistani media. In less than 24 hours, two media personnel were killed and two seriously injured in a series attacks in two cities. On the night of September 8, 2015 a DSNG van of Geo News was attacked by unknow...

  • 15 Jul 2015

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Pakistan’s media is evolving since it emerged from the 11 draconian years of Dictator General Ziaul Haq’s martial law (1977-1988). As it happens in dictatorships, many fundamental rights and freedoms of the people are usurped, and that is what ha...