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‘Contemporary Muslim artists are fascinating’

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KARACHI: Ethics is at the heart of contemporary Muslim artists’ works and to understand them we need to understand our times, said Prof Dr Jonas Otterbeck in his lecture on ‘Contemporary Muslim Artists and Creativity’ on Friday. The event was held in the multipurpose hall of the Centre for Innovation in Medical Studies at the […]

TV channels told to follow PEMRA code

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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has warned news channels to follow the PEMRA Code of Conduct 2015. The Council of Complaints, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in its 76th meeting held on Thursday under the chair of Dr Yar Muhammad Maghmoom Khattak at PEMRA Regional office, Peshawar recommended issuing warning to various TV news channels for violating […]

Muslim journalists call for urgent steps to check fake news

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A moot of Muslim journalist on Friday severely criticised use of baseless propaganda and fake news as a tool for the advancement of vested interests and called for taking urgent steps to check this menace. On the second day of the 5th International Forum of Muslim Journalists and Bloggers, speakers noted that social media, particularly […]

Feminism in the context of digital media

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KARACHI:The 21st century has seen various worldwide movements gain momentum, with feminism and climate change being the prominent ones. Where methods of demonstrations and disapprovals have also evolved with increasing globalisation and reliance on digital means, what has played a significant role in disseminating messages is social media. To discuss the renewed, contemporary feminist policies […]

Invasion of e-publishing and future of Urdu’s literary journalism

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PUBLISHING one’s poetry electronically has gathered so much currency that many of today’s poets of Urdu do not bother to get their poetry ‘printed’ in any magazine once it is ‘published’ online, mostly on Facebook. If they can get 200 likes or more by the midnight, they go to bed content and can afford to […]