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Solangi condemns malicious campaign against journalist Ghareeda

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ISLAMABAD, The Caretaker Government on Friday expressed grave concern over the malicious campaign of harassment of journalist Ghareeda Farooqui by “the troll brigade” of a political party. Leaking people’s home addresses and private phone numbers was tantamount to torture and harassment which will not be tolerated, said Caretaker Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary […]


The rise of AI

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The entry of artificial intelligence (AI) has generated a wider debate on the impact of this cutting-edge technology. People are not sure whether AI is going to augment and complement humans in their work or completely replace it. And while AI is a revolution in itself and has garnered a lot of attention across the […]


Effects of social media on elections

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ISLAMABAD: In this era of the internet, politics and social media are intertwined and inseparable. Reason: political powwow happens on social media platforms like TikTok, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and X – formerly Twitter – among others. In the past, political parties and candidates used to rely more on posters, banners, door-to-door campaigns, corner meetings […]


Digital oversight

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THE Sindh High Court has asked the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to enforce the relevant laws to prevent and remove “objectionable and illegal” content on social media platforms on the complaint of some YouTube vloggers. This calls attention to the critical need for clarity and specificity in the laws governing digital content. The Prevention of Electronic […]


Pervez Shaukat’s services for media workers lauded at two references

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ISAMABAD: Journalists, media workers, social activists and politicians lauded late Pervez Shaukat’s struggle, terming him a strong voice for the rights of journalists and workers. Two references were held on Wednesday to pay homage to Pervez Shaukat, who had been a trade unionist, president PFUJ (Workers) and former chairman APNEC. Speakers remembered the role of […]


Pakistan honoured for best social media engagement at Geneva Engage Awards

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Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) Thursday won the first prize for “social media engagement” at the 9th International Geneva Engage Awards in Geneva, Switzerland. The awards recognise the outstanding work that non-governmental organisations, permanent representations, international organisations, and other Geneva actors have done in the areas of digital outreach and communication. They also […]