Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists often referred to as The PFUJ is the first journalistic association of South Asia, representing journalists of an entire country; Pakistan. PFUJ was established in 1950 and is associated with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).

PFUJ is an independent body having its own constitution, accountability process and code to check into the capacity of a journalist or his/her report. A web portal, based in Islamabad, was launched in June 2015 by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) for the journalist community of Pakistan. This web portal will keep complete database of the journalist community of Pakistan, addressing the challenges confronting them and registration of their complaints.[1] In Feb 2014, a merger of PFUJ and All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC) was announced to consolidate and strengthen the two journalism organisations.[2]

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  1. ^ http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/07-Jun-2015/web-portal-for-journalists-launched, A newspaper article on PFUJ web portal on The Nation newspaper, Published 7 June 2015, Retrieved 15 Aug 2016
  2. ^ http://asianetpakistan.com/business-news/general-business-news/165803/pakistan-federal-union-of-journalists-and-all-pakistan-newspaper-employees-confederation-merger-appreciated/, 'Merger of 2 journalism organisations announced' on asianetpakistan.com website, Published 26 Feb 2014, Retrieved 15 Aug 2016

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