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  1. 1. Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) is a government-operated national news agency of Pakistan. The name APP should not to be confused with the much larger Associated Press news agency (AP), based in New York, though it is a subscriber to both AP and Reuters, based in London. APP has News Exchange Agreements with 37 Foreign News Agencies and more than 500 correspondent. The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) started its life in 1947 with the independence of Pakistan. Initially it was run through a Trust, but owing to financial bottlenecks, it was taken over by the Government through an Ordinance called; “Associated Press of Pakistan (taking over) Ordinance 1961″, on 15th June 1961, to put it on a sound financial footing.
  2. 2. “Pakistan Press International” which is the country’s top and independent news agency and it was launched in 1956 and since then it has been the prominent name of Pakistan news industry. Since the beginning of its career, the “PPI” has been the reliable source of publishing news of all kinds to its readers of different kinds. PPA also built up a network of correspondents in the smaller cities and towns in Pakistan. This was in contrast to APP, which had coverage in a limited number of large cities. For foreign news the agency signed up with the Agence France- Press (AFP) in 1957, and a year later became the first Asian partner of DPA. PPA also posted a correspondent in the Middle East, an area of special interest to Pakistani newspapers. In 1958, the agency installed the teleprinters in the offices of its clients. By 1960, PPI had subscribers in all the major newspapers centers of Pakistan, namely Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Dacca.
  3. 3. NNI News or News Network International (NNI) is a private-operated national news agency of Pakistan. It is a Pakistan's most prominent news agency after Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) and competitor of INP, ANN, Online, INN, PPA and SABAH. It was established in 1992 and headquartered in G-7 zero point, Islamabad. It have also offices in other major cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar. It have hundreds of reporters, Bureau chief all across the Pakistan and around the globe to cover national and international issues. It provide services in both languages Urdu and English.
  4. 4. INP (Independent News Pakistan) is among the Pakistan leaders in online news and information delivery. Staffed 24 hours, seven days a week by a dedicated staff in INP Capital headquarters in Islamabad, and in bureaus Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, Queatta & Azad Kashmir, with more than 1000 correspondent all our the Pakistan and world, relies heavily on INP's team of almost 100 news professionals. features the latest technologies, to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.
  5. 5. Sabah (South Asian Broadcasting Agency) South Asian Broadcasting Agency - ACCURATE AND RELIABLE Chief Editor is Shakil Ahmed Turabi It is a Public companY
  6. 6. ANN (Asia News Network) History The networking of newspapers in Asia was first discussed informally by Asian editors who participated in the first Asian- German Editors' Forum organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Manila. Encouraged by the forum’s success and the warm fellowship among them, the editors decided to pursue a more permanent professional and business relationship. With the goal of improving coverage of Asian affairs by Asian media, ANN was born. The Asia News Network (ANN) is one of the world’s biggest media alliances. Founded in 1999 with seven members, ANN now comprises 21 leading media, mostly leading national English-language daily, from South, Southeast and Northeast Asia. ANN’s main activities are daily exchanges of news, photos and a host of other collaborations.
  7. 7. OINN(Online International News Network) It is Pakistan's leading news and photo agency. This is Pakistan's first bilingual news and photo wire service, dedicated to issues that are neglected by the mainstream media. OINN is different from contemporary Pakistani news agencies in many ways. There has been a very strong feeling in the outside world that there is no credible and independent source of information in Pakistan, chiefly because the electronic media, including radio and television networks are state- owned. Online is the first-ever Pakistani news agency operating English and Urdu news services simultaneously along with comprehensive national and international photo coverage.
  8. 8. UNITED PRESS OF PAKISTAN LTD. (UP) UPP Year of Establishment:November, 1948News Service provided in English & Urduby Fax to major Urdu, English, Sindhi and also Gujrati newspapers of Pakistan at negotiated rates. Token news service also provided to thePakistan Government, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting andthe Sindh Information Department, Government of Sindh
  9. 9. SHARP EYE Sharp Eye is Pakistan's Independent International News AgencyEstablished in January 2000. With the aim to provide true news to T.V.Channels, national as well as international newspapers on modernlines following the modern and latest standards; "Sharp Eye" isworking under the supervision of its founder Mian Muhammad AzharAmin. He is renowned Journalist of Pakistan and has the experience of working for Pakistani as well as foreign Newspapers, News Agenciesand a TV Channel. In the light of his Experience he felt the need forestablishment of an independent news agency that could be a sourcefor presenting true news to media all the world in different languages
  10. 10. PAKISTANINTERNATIONAL PRESS AGENCY(PPA) Name of the chief editor Mr. Khalid Athar, name of the editor Mr Zameer Qadri. Head office is in Islamabad E-Mail: and
  11. 11. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESS Agency France-Press (AFP) is the oldest news agency in the world, and one of the three largest, together with Associated Press and Reuters. It is the largest French news agency. Founded by Charles-Louis Havas (as Agence Havas) to provide news about France to foreign customers, the agency was suppressed during German occupation in the Second World War. After the liberation of Paris, journalists from the French Resistance quickly set up the agency as the voice of liberated France, under the name Agence France-Press. Established after the war as a state enterprise, AFP now operates independently, with its statute demanding that it not be controlled by any ideological, political, or economic group. In September 2007, the AFP Foundation was launched to promote higher standards of journalism worldwide. The aims of this foundation are to "train journalists in developing countries, conduct press-relations workshops for humanitarian groups, provide curricula to high schools and universities, and organize seminars on issues facing the media." The foundation will operate in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. It initially began operations in Tunisia and Syria. The foundation also hosts debates on the freedom of the press, ethics, and working conditions for journalists.
  12. 12. REUTERS Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and is a division of Thomson Reuters. Until 2008, the Reuters news agency formed part of an independent company, Reuters Group plc, which was also a provider of financial market data. Since the acquisition of Reuters Group by the Thomson Corporation in 2008, the Reuters news agency has been a part of Thomson Reuters, making up the media division. Reuters transmits news in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Kore an, Urdu, and Chinese. It was established in 1851. The Reuter agency was established in 1851 by Paul Julius Reuter in Britain at the London Royal Exchange. Paul Reuter worked at a book-publishing firm in Berlin and was involved in distributing radical pamphlets at the beginning of the Revolutions in 1848. These publications brought much attention to Reuter, who in 1850 developed a prototype news service in Aachen using homing pigeons and electric telegraphy from 1851 on in order to transmit messages between Brussels and Aachen. The Reuter's Telegram Company was later launched. The company initially covered commercial new news, serving banks, brokerage houses, and business firms.
  13. 13. THE ASSOSIATED PRESS OF AMERICA(AMERICA) The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the world's largest such organization. Formed in 1846, The Associated Press is governed by an elected board of directors chosen from the heads of a number of large news organizations including newspapers and broadcasters. The AP is a cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers and radio and television stations in the United States, who both contribute stories to it and use material written by its staffers. Many newspapers and broadcasters outside the United States are AP subscribers—that is, they pay a fee to use AP material, but are not members of the cooperative. Generally using a "just the facts" writing style, the AP has provided basic news coverage of events around the world to the world, and its Stylebook has become the standard "Bible" of the newspaper industry. With advances in technology, particularly the internet, the role and style of AP reporting has evolved. Thus, the AP has maintained its position as the preeminent world news agency, doing more to inform and educate the public about current events than any other single organization, a valuable contribution to establishing a world in which all people can live in peace and harmony as one human family. .
  14. 14. PRESS TRUST OF INDIA(INDIA) Press Trust of India (PTI) is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has more than 1,000 full-time employees, as on January 22, 2016. It employs over 400 journalists and 500 part-time correspondents located in most of the district headquarters in the country.A few correspondents are based in major capitals and important business centres on the world. It took over the operations of the Associated Press from Reuters soon after India's independence on August 15, 1947. It provides news coverage and information of the region in both English and Hindi. Its corporate office is located at Sansad Marg, New Delhi and registered office in D N Road, Mumbai. Press Trust of India is the only news agency in South Asia which operates its own communication satellite, an INSAT, to broadcast news and information. Its current chairman is Riyadh Mathew.
  15. 15. BERNAMA(MALAYSIA) The National News Agency of Malaysia or BERNAMA, a statutory body, was set up by an Act of Parliament in 1967 and began operations in May 1968. A five-member Supervisory Council appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is created to ensure that BERNAMA is always guided by the provisions of the Act in implementing its objectives. BERNAMA is managed by a Board of Governors appointed by the Yang di- Pertuan Agong. The Board comprises a Chairman and six representatives each from the Federal Government and Newspapers that are subscribers of BERNAMA. They each have alternate members who are also appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. BERNAMA’s role as a source of reliable and latest news is well known among local and international media including government agencies, corporations, universities and individuals nationwide. The Internet has opened up new opportunities for BERNAMA in disseminating its news and information services directly to the public. This is done through its own web sites and through other web sites. BERNAMA is also offering value-added news packages for Internet entrepreneurs maintaining their own web sites.
  16. 16. KYODO (TOKYO) Kyodo News is a nonprofit cooperative news agency based in Minato, Tokyo. It was established in November 1945 and it distributes news to almost all newspapers, and radio and television networks in Japan. The newspapers using its news have about 50 million subscribers. K. K. Kyodo News is Kyodo News' business arm, established in 1972.The subdivision Kyodo News International, founded in 1982, provides over 200 reports to international news media and is located in Rockefeller Center, New York City. Their online news site is in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, and English. The agency employs over 1,000 journalists and photographers, and maintains news exchange agreements with over 70 international media outlets. Satoshi Ishikawa is the news agency's president. Kyodo News was formed by Furunu Inosuke, the president of the Domei News Agency, following the dissolution of Domei after World War II. Kyodo News is the only remaining news agency to transmit news via radiofax. It broadcasts complete newspapers in Japanese and English, often at 60 lines per minute instead of the more normal 120 because of the greater complexity of written Japanese. A full day's news takes hours to transmit. Kyodo has a dedicated transmission to Pacific fishing fleets from Kagoshima Prefectural Fishery Radio, and a relay from 9VF, possibly still in Singapore. The frequencies formerly used by JJC radio outside Tokyo are now sent from an unknown location, using the same identification in Japanese as 9VF. They are still active and heard daily in 2015.
  17. 17. XINHUA(CHINA) The Xinhua press agency was started in November 1931 as the Red China News Agency and changed to its current name in 1937. During the Pacific War the agency developed overseas broadcasting capabilities and established its first overseas branches. The Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation)is the official press agency of the People's Republic of China. Xinhua is the biggest and most influential media organization in China. Xinhua is a ministry-level institution subordinate to the Chinese central government. Its president is a member of the Central Committee of China's Communist Party. Xinhua operates more than 170 foreign bureaus worldwide, and maintains 31 bureaus in China—one for each province, plus a military bureau. Xinhua is the sole channel for the distribution of important news related to the Communist Party and Chinese central government.
  18. 18. WAM(U.A.E) Emirates News Agency , also known as WAM, is the official news agency of the United Arab Emirates. The WAM was launched in November 1976. It started Arabic broadcast on 18 June 1977 and English broadcast in December 1978.The agency which is headquartered in Abu Dhabi is part of National Media Council. The agency has Arabic and English news services and has a website in both languages. In addition to its national offices, it has offices in Cairo, Beirut, Washington, Sanaa, Brussels and Islamabad. It is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council news agencies, the Federation of Arab News Agencies,the International Islamic News Agency, the Pool of Non-Aligned News agencies and of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA). The agency has cooperation and news exchange agreements with various news agencies, including the Sudan News Agency, the Malaysian National News Agency, the Russian News Agency, the Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, the Kuwait News Agency, the Jordanian News Agency, the Indonesian News Agency, and the Yemeni News Agency. Since 2012 the agency has also been in cooperation with the official Turkish news agency, Anadolu Agency.
  19. 19. TASS(RUSSIA) Russian News Agency TASS is a major news agency in Russia, founded in 1902. Tass is the largest Russian news agency, and the fourth largest in the world after Reuters, the Associated Press (AP) and Agence France-Presse (AFP). Tass is owned by the Government of Russia. Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, Tass has 70 offices in Russia and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as well as 68 bureaus around the world. Tass is the Federal State Unitary Enterprise. On July 10, 1925 the Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) was founded and took over the main functions of the Russian Telegraph Agency as the central information agency of the country. TASS enjoyed "exclusive right to gather and distribute information outside the Soviet Union, as well as the right to distribute foreign and domestic information within the Soviet Union, and manage the news agencies of the Soviet republics". TASS comprised news agencies of all the Soviet republics. TASS is a media partner of high-profile conferences, forums and exhibitions in Russia and abroad.
  20. 20. SPUTNIK(RUSSIA) Sputnik is a news agency, news websites and radio broadcast service established by the Russian government-controlled news agency Rossiya Segodnya. Headquartered in Moscow, Sputnik has regional editorial offices in Washington, Cairo, Beijing, London and Edinburgh. It focuses on global politics and economics and is geared entirely towards a non-Russian audience. Sputnik has been widely accused of bias, disinformation and being a Russian propaganda outlet. Sputnik currently operates news websites, featuring reporting and commentary, in over 30 languages including English, Spanish, Polish, Serbian, and several others. In 2015, Sputnik announced their intention to locate the agency's new UK Radio studio in Scotland's capital Edinburgh. The agency subsequently established its radio studio and bureau in the city and launched its current affairs and news programme, World in Focus, at a press conference on 10 August 2016. In March 2016, access to Sputnik's online content was blocked by Turkish authorities, as well as denying the Turkish bureau chief Tural Kerimov access to the country. The move is thought to have been in response to comments by the Russian leadership that were critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding the Turkish administration's record on human rights and freedom of speech. The website was subsequently unblocked later that same year
  21. 21. ISLAMICREPUBLICNEWSAGENCY(IRAN) The Islamic Republic News Agency or IRNA, is the official news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is government-funded and controlled under the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The agency also publishes the newspaper Iran. As of 2010, the Managing Director of IRNA is Mohammad Khodaddi. IRNA has 60 offices in Iran and 30 more in various countries around the world. In 1934, Pars Agency was established by the Foreign Ministry of Iran (Persia) as the country's official national news outlet. For the next six years it operated under the Iranian Foreign Ministry working to disseminate national and international news. Pars Agency published a bulletin twice daily in French and Persian, which it circulated among government officials, international news agencies in Tehran and the local press. IRNA cooperates with leading international and regional news agencies. This cooperation at the professional level started decades ago
  22. 22. SYRIANARABNEWSAGENCY(SANA)(SYRIA) The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is a news agency in Syria. It is a public- owned media organization linked to the Ministry of Information. It was established in June 1965. Website: SANA launched its website in 1997.Up until November 2012, SANA's website was hosted in Dallas, Texas by the United States company SoftLayer. Due to sanctions related to the Syrian Civil War, which make this hosting illegal, the SoftLayer company was obliged to terminate its hosting responsibilities with SANA.
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