Lubna Jerar Naqvi

  • 01 Feb 2017

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    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

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    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...

  • 20 May 2015

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Recently government supported media watchdog Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in Pakistani issued 14 show-cause notices to TV channels for airing  Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s – a local political p...

  • 10 Jun 2014

    By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Comments

    Female journalists all over the world are vulnerable to all kinds of threats like harassment – psychological, physical and sexual harm. The most shocking incident was probably the gang-rape of American war correspondent Lara Logan by a mob in E...