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Daily Archives: April 11, 2018

Ex-Pemra chief’s appeal dismissed

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench on Tuesday dismissed an intra court appeal of journalist Absar Alam and upheld a verdict of a single bench that set aside his appointment as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). A single bench comprising Justice Shahid Karim had in December 2017 declared the appointment of […]

First Karachi Art Festival celebrated in city

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With an objective to bring art into the public domain, the two-day Karachi Art Festival (KAF) concluded on Sunday. The festival provided accessible platforms for art interactivity. The programme encompassed art discourse attended by art critics, historians, collectors and curators and the general public. Tauqeer Muhajir, editor of Nigaah stressed that by actively encouraging social […]

Media is no friend to democracy, social media is

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It’s not the 80s or the 90s, when one could easily control the flow of information and try to shape narratives. It’s 2018! It’s the age when everyone is equipped with pocket-sized devices with screens, showing crowd sourced information in real time. It seems as if the mainstream media has not understood this yet. Though […]