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Coverage of terrorist incidents needs to go through boot camp

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Speakers at a seminar on media role during crisis and conflict situation called for training of the media persons covering such events and better editorial control of live reports and footage shown by electronic media. They said that conflict reporting was a specialised field, but unfortunately, in Pakistan no training is given to working journalists […]

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Peace journalism

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The post-9/11 scenario saw more and more journalists being attracted towards ‘conflict reporting’. The terms suicide attack, VBIED, IED, suicide jacket, extortion, ransom, martyrs, death squad, mastermind, operations, explosive, assassination, assault, target killing, terrorism and counterterrorism are some of the terms that came into vogue during this period. The repetitive usage of such terms by […]

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