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Has the media been responsible with its independence?

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KARACHI: The media is more independent than it is responsible. This is what a study of the Institute of Business Management (IoBM) concluded — an analysis that was seconded by most journalists and students present at its launch. The IoBM, in collaboration with the USAID, launched its ‘Media Responsibility and Independence Index (MRII) 2015′ at […]

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Journalists given training at workshop in Dubai

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YASIR BABBAR Latest innovations in education and general reporting were highlighted at a four-day workshop (March 21 to 25) held in Dubai for Pakistan-based journalists. The participants included 10 Karachi-based reporters who were given extensive lectures by senior journalists from the UK on the latest skills required in education and general reporting. The workshop was […]

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The Pakistani columnist’s burden

By Saim Saeed I am a Pakistani columnist. This means that millions, if not billions of people, pay to get access to my highly developed intellect. The articles that I write in The Express Tribune, Dawn and The News make sure that I reach a truly nationwide audience and beyond. I have a thousand-something Twitter […]

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Supreme Court forms commission for media accountability

By: Shoaib A Raja ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday constituted a two-member Media Accountability Commission headed by Justice (retd) Nasir Aslam Zahid and comprising Javed Jabbar. The worthy members of the commission have consented to act as a commission. This commission has been formulated on the request of petitioners Hamid Mir, Absar Alam […]

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