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Positive effects of media on Pakistan’s society

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The media has played a significant role in the formation of a new attitude in Pakistan. The country has opened up and it has attained a progressive aura. The traditional gap between the rulers and the people has shrunk to such an extent that governments are forced to change their way of working to sustain […]

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Positive effects of media on Pakistan’s society

Pakistan Press Foundation

The media has played a significant role in the formation of a new attitude in Pakistan. The country has opened up and it has attained a progressive aura. The traditional gap between the rulers and the people has shrunk to such an extent that governments are forced to change their way of working to sustain […]

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Tension between media, state institutions not good: Fazl

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DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, said on Wednesday that tension between the media and the state institutions was not good. Talking to the media here, Fazlur Rehman said both the media and state institutions went beyond their limits to show action and reaction. He said the state and its […]

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System for media accountability demanded

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KARACHI: Speakers at a conference on Tuesday criticised the freedom with impunity enjoyed by the electronic media, which, they regarded as misogynistic and leading to societal deformity in many ways with no one to exercise checks and balances. `If no one else is there to censor us, we should at least go for self-censorship; to […]

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Media responsibility

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Sir: Nowadays, the most significant news in the media and in all the newspapers is about the barbaric incident in which a minor girl was subjected to rape after being abducted outside her house. This incident was followed by half a dozen similar cases, all reported widely in the media, especially on television channels, as […]

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Media mash

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Media in any country has a significant role to play in the country’s success. Media has a strong influence on people’s attitude and behavior. And if I am talking about Pakistan then the role of Pakistani media has been in question for a long time. It’s a long debate that either our media are playing […]

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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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Media urged to inform public about sexual harassment

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LAHORE: There is a dire need to implement laws against harassment of women at workplace so that they could play their due role in the stream of national development in an effective manner. This was stated by Aima Mehmood, Executive Director of Working Women Organisation, a non-governmental organisation on the second day of the three-day […]

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A FEW WORDS: The electronic media and general elections 2013

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The media houses created more hype than reality owing to which the PTI is now stunned at its below par electoral outcome in Punjab The general elections of 2013 have laid bare the weaknesses of the electronic media especially pertaining to its commentator aspect. The results of the elections have shown that the number of […]

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Media wrong, once again!

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I admit I was wrong in my pre-poll projections. Like most of my colleagues in the media, I had expected the PPP to get a good drubbing in Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). But very few of us had expected it to be wiped out almost completely from these two provinces. On the other hand, none […]

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Media sensitised on displaced people’s woes

PESHAWAR: The United Rural Development organization (URDO), a Peshawar-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) working for the betterment of internally displaced people of FATA, has conducted a media-training programme for the uprooted families aimed to provide them access to project their issues in media. The project was focused on improving the capacity building of the displaced male […]

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