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The real danger

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THE debate in Pakistan about social media platforms and fake news is strikingly different to that in many other countries. People trying to understand what is happening to information and its role in our lives generally start with Tim Berners Lee, the British scientist who invented the World Wide Web in 1989 at the European […]


Media consumers, social media users urged not to create panic on coronavirus

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KARACHI: In a statement released on Monday in the backdrop of growing public concern over novel coronavirus (NCV) which has claimed lives of 361 people in China alone, the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan has urged media consumers and social media users not to create panic and confusion, respect the privacy of […]


Senate body to take up Pemra’s move to regulate web TV

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ISLAMABAD: Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights will take up the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) move to regulate web TV and over the top (OTT) content services in its next meeting on Feb 10. According to the agenda issued on Monday, the Pemra chairman will brief the committee on regulating web TV and […]


Ministry asked to launch fresh ad campaign to support media

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Infor­mation and Broadcas­ting on Monday asked the information ministry to launch a fresh advertisement campaign to promote business of print and electronic media. After hearing the stakeholders, committee chairman Faisal Javed said that there has to be a link bet­ween the release of salaries of employees and payment of […]


Radio Pakistan launches special songs for Kashmir Solidarity Day

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ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said PM Imran Khan’s visit to Malaysia will strengthen economic ties between the two countries and solidify bilateral strategic partnership. She he said Imran Khan’s second visit to Malaysia after assuming the office of the prime minister reflects growing ties […]