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Terrorism and media’s role

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YOUR editorial ‘Woeful inadequacy’ (March 5) misses an important point. Rather than enumerate a catalogue of previous mistakes and make gloomy forecasts, it must champion the public right to be able to go about its daily duties and responsibilities without injury or death. The loss of 12 lives, with so many injured, grieves me beyond […]

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Court directs PTA to block illegal SIMs

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block all illegal and unregistered SIMs (subscriber identity module) of Afghan and Pakistani cellular phone companies within 15 days as these had been mostly used in acts of terrorism, kidnapping for ransom and extortion. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dost Mohammad […]

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Breaking news: terrorism and news media — II

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Terrorists, news anchors, and media experts share the view that those whose names make the headlines have power Media sometimes do not merely report the horror of terror. They become part of it, adding to the drama. Some scholars speak of the ‘theatre of terror’. At the heart of the theatre metaphor is the audience. […]

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Breaking News: terrorism and the news media — I

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To remain morally neutral and objective towards terrorism and to sympathise with terrorist acts is to betray ethics and morality While terrorism spread inside and outside Pakistan well before 9/11, it became an even more popular weapon since 9/11. Examining reasons, it can be argued that media might be a vector of transmission that can […]

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