Violence, Journalism and Elections: An Overview of Threats Against Media in Run Up to Elections 2018

July 13, 2018

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this research publication maps key incidents of curb on the media, and attacks on journalists in the run-up to General Elections 2018 .

Gendering Self-Censorship: Women Journalists and the Double Bind

July 13, 2018

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this research publication maps the trend of self-censorship among women journalists in Paksitan and pratices associated with it. Based on a survey carried out with 54 women journalists across country, the report address key gaps within the censorship through a gendered lens.

Surrendering to Silence: an account of self-censorship among Pakistani journalists

March 20, 2018

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this research publication maps the trend of self-censorship in Paksitan and pratices associated with it. Based on a survey carried out with 156 journalists across country, the report address key gaps within the censorship debate.

The Internet Governance and Digital Rights Monitor: Mapping Digital Rights in Pakistan

March 20, 2018

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this bi-annual publication is a component of Digital Rights Monitor and maps the state of digital rights in Pakistan.

 

Digital Rights in 2017: a year in review

March 20, 2018

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this publication maps the state of digital rights, and human rights online and offline related including free expression, and documents related landmark events in Pakistan in 2017.

UNSHACKLING EXPRESSION: a study on laws criminalising expression online in Asia

March 2, 2018

Published by Association for Progressive Communicate, Unshackling Expression, attempts to map laws that stand to criminalise expression online in Asia. Its a collection of chapters contributed by APC partners; each of them detailing the local legal framework[s]. Pakistan-chapter is contributed by MMfD.

From Right to Information to Journalistic Investigations: a field guide for journalists in Pakistan

October 10, 2017

Published by Media Matters for Democracy, this field guide seeks to take journalists through the process of accessing public data through Right to Information laws, all the way to producing data-driven investigative news stories.

From Data to Journalism: a best practices guidebook

October 1, 2017

Published by DW Akademie and authored by our founders Asad Baig and Sadaf Khan, this guidebook is all-you-need resource to produce high-quality data-driven journalistic stories. It’s a hands-on manual to assist journalists from data-analysis to producing great and quick infographics. A must have to for all journalists.

Criminalising Expression: a study of Pakistan’s cybercrimes legislation

October 1, 2017

Produced by Media Matters for Democracy, this research publication deeply analyse Pakistan’s Prevention of Electronic Crimes Acy 2016, or commonly known as the new cyber crimes law and its impact on free expression online and fundamental rights.

Understanding Internet Rights: a field guide for journalists in Pakistan

October 1, 2017

Published by Media Matters for Democracy, Understanding Internet Rights seeks to assistant journalists break down the issues related to digital rights and internet governance. The field guide also features a break down of the legal framework that governs cyberspace in Pakistan. A must-have for journalists covering IT related beats.

 
 

 

Brocast Journalism in Pakistan: a hostage to media economy

February 1, 2015

Published by Center for Peace and Development Initiatives, and authored by Asad Baig, the founder of Media Matters for Democracy, this unique report touches upon the impact of flawed business and distributions model of media on its independence and chalks out a way forward to improve the state of affairs.