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Multifaceted learning: Non-Muslim students across Sindh to study ‘ethics’ from April 1

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KARACHI: The Sindh Text Book Board (STBB), Jamshoro has introduced a book on ethics for non-Muslim students from class seven. The book, which covers different religions and ethical values, will become part of coursework at government schools for minorities’ students from the new academic year of 2016-2017 starting from April 1 this year. The book, […]

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‘Journalist’s pen last ray of hope’

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Divisional Director Information Hyderabad Khurshid Ali Shaikh has said that journalists’ pen is the last ray of hope of the nation which transfers generation to generation while journalistic norms and ethics stress upon writing truth. This he said while speaking at the 2nd day session of a five-day electronic media course on ‘Human Believes and […]

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‘Absence of clear-cut policy complicating Pemra, media relations’

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Karachi: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) only responsibility was to manage the electronic medium and not control it, said acting chairman Pemra, Kamaluddin Tipu, on Tuesday while referring to the authority’s recent attempts to get media channels to abide by the existing laws. Speaking at a lecture titled ‘Media Ethics’, organised at the […]

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Consensus on media code of conduct

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ISLAMABAD: The second round of discussions between the government committee set up to devise a code of conduct on the directions of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Pakistan Broadcasters Association was held here on Friday under the chair of Advisor to PM Irfan Siddiqui at his office. Special Advisor to PM Barrister Zafarullah […]

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IHC admits petition against channel for blasphemy

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi on Tuesday admitted a petition for regular hearing which alleged blasphemy of Ahle Bait (RA) was committed by ARY television channel in its morning show on May 16. Justice Kasi at initial hearing of the case issued notice to the station house officer (SHO) […]

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World punishes, Pakistan spares erring journalists

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Sabir Shah LAHORE: Even if the Supreme Court of Pakistan somehow unmasks beneficiaries of the Ministry of Information’s secret fund on Wednesday (tomorrow), these guilty journalists and the concerned media barons are likely to go scot-free, contrary to countries like India, China and United Kingdom where such ugly faces are not treated as sacred cows […]

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State-owned media

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While the Ministry of Interior is rightly contemplating to change DG FIA, DG Passports and Immigration, DG NECTA and IG Islamabad, I would suggest that a neutral person be posted as MD PTV so that PTV does not indulge in biased and one-sided reporting as is the norm with state run TV. All political parties […]

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‘Boom Boom’ journalism

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By: M Bilal Lakhani Inspired by the most entertaining cricket sensation in the country, it appears that most Pakistani journalists want to change the world with every story they report. ‘Go big, or go home’; that’s the mantra that has come to define Pakistan’s media landscape today. This mantra would explain the flood of breaking […]

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Media power and responsibility

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By: Shamshad Ahmad In an unlettered society where one rarely comes across people genuinely into writing or reading and where books are sold not by content but by weight as a waste paper commodity and where book stores are disappearing fast getting converted into video shops or burger stands, the arrival of every single new […]

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