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Citizen journalism: Express Media Group, CCP sign agreement

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ISLAMABAD: Express Media Group and the Centre for Communication Programmes (CCP) have signed an agreement for the promotion of citizen journalism. Director Planning and Strategy Kamran Wajih represented the Express Media Group while Anjum Rehman of the Centre for Communication Programmes served as the institute’s representative at the ceremony held here yesterday. The purpose of […]

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Peace through media: Broadcasting tolerance

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By: Waqas Naeem ISLAMABAD: In 2008, Islam Deen saw the harmony he had cherished in his neighbourhood collapse like the roof of a mud hut falling down in torrential rain. The catastrophe materialised unexpectedly and there was nothing he could do back then. That year, when sectarian conflict in Deen’s native Dera Ismail Khan escalated, […]

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‘Citizen journalism a tool to strengthen democracy’

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LAHORE: A training workshop was arranged by Individual land Pakistan in partnership with Freidrich Norman Foundation (FnF) on “Citizen Journalism” and “social media” in Lahore on Tuesday. Citizen Journalism is a growing phenomenon globally and with time, has surfaced not only as a vital source of non-selective information for citizens but as an important tool […]

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New face of news: Exploring the tech-savvy facets of journalism

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By Maryam Usman ISLAMABAD: Journalists, social media gurus and blogging activists gathered to discuss the impact of digital technology on the global media dynamics at Kuch Khaas on Monday. They zeroed in on the fact that Pakistan has been slow in the catch up and the mainstream media is still experimenting to converge with digital […]

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The power of social media

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ISLAMABAD: Participants of a workshop on social media on Saturday said that social media has become the most powerful source of news updates and an important resource for mobilisation of collective action and implementation of social movement across the world. A training workshop was arranged by Individualland Pakistan in partnership with Freidrich Norman Foundation (FNF) […]

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Training workshop held on citizen journalism

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KARACHI: A training workshop was arranged on the concept of ‘citizen journalism’ and ‘social media’. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness among the masses about the concept of citizen journalism and social media, find solutions to improve it and to make the people realise the role of it in strengthening democracy in […]

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