Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL) is a newspaper and magazine publisher based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Pakistan Herald Publications also publishes the Dawn Group of Newspapers and is a listed member of All Pakistan Newspapers Society.[1][2][3]

Herald magazine published by Pakistan Herald Publications Limited is considered to be a neutral magazine and produces many large and breaking stories.[4] It was started in 1969.

The group has an array of publications, as it tries to cater to the needs of both the financial and consumer bases. Although it has faced tough competition from the Jang Group since its creation, it has still managed to remain popular. The group is headed by the Pakistani media mogul Hameed Haroon, its current CEO. His son, Masood Hameed Haroon, was found dead in his car by the police in Karachi in 2015. He was serving as Marketing Director, Pakistan Herald Publications Limited at the time of his death.[5]

List of publications

The following is a list of publications produced and owned by the group:

  • Dawn, its flagship daily newspaper[2]
  • The Star, Pakistan's most popular evening newspaper
  • Herald, a current affairs monthly[4]
  • Spider, a monthly Internet magazine
  • Aurora, a marketing and advertising bi-monthly

Current editor

  • Muhammad Badar Alam

See also


  1. ^ Pakistan Herald Publications, listed member of All Pakistan Newspapers Society website Retrieved 2 April 2018
  2. ^ a b "The day Dawn became Herald (publication's history)". JournalismPakistan.com website. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Company Overview of Pakistan Herald Publications Limited on Bloomberg.com website Retrieved 2 April 2018
  4. ^ a b Sabah Bano Malik (10 January 2018). "Pakistan's top 5 pop culture moments that made waves in 2017". Arab News (newspaper). Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Herald Publications marketing director found dead Pakistan Today (newspaper), Published 18 April 2015, Retrieved 2 April 2018

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