Friday 12 February 2016
Daily Dawn is the oldest Pakistani newspaper in English. It is published by Herald Publications of Pakistan which also have their own magazine Herald, The Star (evening paper) and Spider (an information technology) magazine. The founder member or the pioneer of Dawn newspaper is Mohammad Ali Jinnah who launched it in India (Delhi) in 1942. Initially it was a weekly publication but in October 1942 it became a daily newspaper under the supervision of first editor Pothan Joseph. Later Altaf Husain took over his charge in 1944 and work hard to oppose Hindus, to unite Muslim and to aware them from military dictators. Dawn has played an important role in opening the eyes of the blind folded nation and providing them a path and a platform to unite.
In 1947 when Pakistan appeared on the global map as an independent and separate state. Dawn news became the strongest alley of Pakistan Muslim League. As at that time it was the only newspaper which was under the supervision and ownership of Muslims.
Dawn group of publication claims to have a nationwide circulation of more than 200000 copies of Dawn Newspaper on weekly basis. Dawn has been on a mission from the day it has been launched to bring awareness by providing news from across the globe. 'Dawn News' is a brand a name which is known among the people as a name of trust and loyalty. There is no doubt about the fact that the news which is published in Dawn is hundred percent authentic and reliable.
Hameed Haroon is the CEO of Dawn group and Zaffar Abbas is current editor. Dawn Newspaper has its publication offices in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore and also has offices in different countries. As mentioned the newspaper which has hundreds of publication houses and thousands of employees there is not necessary to mention the quality of the content and the news that they provide. The professional team of dawn work day and night to cover and bring the top stories and latest happening across the world.
The Dawn media group has also started a 24 hour news channel known as Dawn News TV which has also become very popular in a very short span of time. The Dawn newspaper incorporates national, international, global, business, entertainment and sports news from across the world. These news can be found daily but on Sunday paper there is a special portion for weekend advertiser like "Ad Buzz", "Real Estate" and “Career". Dawn News also publishes weekly magazine which is "Sunday Magazine", in which they write some stories for kids, some cultural story, articles related to health and sports.The section popular among the youth is Dawn jobs where one can find hundreds of job advertisements from Government, private and corporate sector.
The availability of the an online version of Daily Dawn newspaper known as Dawn ePaper available at http://www.dawn.com which is widely read and liked by all the readers not in the country (Pakistan) but in other countries as well. After the great success of door to door circulation of paper this newspaper is also available online which has made the accessibility and approach to the newspaper very convenient. You can visit e paper Dawn for online feeds, blogs and latest updates.
In addition to all of above Dawn also collects the information from The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, The independent and The Washington Post and write articles on them. Other than that Dawn also have their own blog where they discuss and highlight the current and important issues of Pakistan and their impacts on other countries.
You can also take part in discuss online on Dawn's forum where public is warmly welcomed.
The forums can be joined at Dawn Facebook page or Dawn news Twitter.
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To cotact dawn news, you can visit this page:
Dawn News Address
Address: Haroon House, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi
Landmarks: Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, PSO Petrol Pump, Shaheen Complex
Fax +92-21-35674308, 35682187, 35683188, 35683801, 35686592, 35687221, 35693995
PABX +92-21-35670001, 35675131, 35675132, 35675133, 35675134
Editors Mr. Zaffar Abbas,
Mr. Jahanzaib Haque