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The political economy of extremism

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For some people, identities forged through extremist viewpoints have always been fringe ones. The US war on terror, however, has turned extremist tendencies into global currency. Though not limited to any one country, this reevaluation carries larger implications for Pakistan than for any other country. One manifestation of this phenomenon is the emerging lot of […]

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Experts back code of conduct for media

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KARACHI: Speakers at the seminar, ‘Current Media Crisis and Way Forward’, unanimously agreed that self-regulation and a concrete code of conduct for all TV channels is the need of the hour to overcome the prevalent media crisis. Presided by Javed Jabbar, the Supreme Court Media Commission chairperson and a former federal information minister and senator, […]

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Do unethical journalists deserve to die?

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By: M Bilal Lakhani Have Pakistani journalists overthrown politicians and lawyers to become the most unethical and vilified public figures in the country today? When private news channels began mushrooming in the country 12 years ago, they were welcomed (ironically) like a military coup in Pakistan. At the time, the public wasn’t happy with the […]

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Media urged to play role in restoring peace in society

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Karachi: Senior journalists from print and electronic media on Tuesday underlined the need for increasing the coverage of peace initiatives and highlighting positive things to motivate society for easing tensions and restoring peace as being the basic human right. They were speaking at a consultative meeting organised by the National Organisation for Working Communities (NOWC) […]

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‘Journalists should always follow ethics’

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KARACHI: A renowned journalist Zubeida Mustafa has said that journalist should always follow ethics and emphasized that there should be no compromise on the basic principles of journalism at any stage. She stated this while addressing an event organisd by Women Media Center (WMC) to pay tribute to her in recognition of her contribution to […]

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