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Role of electronic media

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ISLAMABAD: In today’s times, the media has immense power. It can be used to change people’s minds. News channels, specially, are at the top of the list when it comes to influencing the public. However, despite having great power, the media demonstrates zero responsibility. Explicit content is often aired at times when many children are […]

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Amid the media industry lure,better journalists not in the making

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: If you are a working journalist, then the media studies department every university is intent on setting up is good news. Teaching there may add to your otherwise paltry salary. But the graduates these universities are churning out in several hundreds every year may not have a promising future ahead. The booming media industry […]

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Irresponsible reporting

Pakistan Press Foundation

NO doubt, the attack on Karachi airport late Sunday night was a serious incident demanding continuous coverage. But in their rush to be the first to report on developing events, many electronic news channels lost track of the do’s and don’ts of live coverage of terrorist activities. While several aspects of the coverage deserve strong […]

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The reign of hawks

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WHAT we are witnessing in Pakistan is a meltdown of the state and society, while hawks, intriguers, instigators, bigots and obscurantists rave it up. Optimists hope that the war between khakis and the media will encourage retrospection, highlight the need for checks and balances to strengthen the vital functions of our media and intelligence agencies […]

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