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Advertisers’ body opposes proposed media policy

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Advertising Association (PAA) has said that it is in favour of meaningful changes, or reforms, aimed at improving transparency and agreeing upon a procedure for selection of agencies by the government on merit. The association termed the proposed draft of a new policy for the print, electronic and digital media a virtual […]

Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over Nepal government’s efforts for new media policy

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli expressed concern over Nepal government’s efforts for the new media policy. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged government of Nepal to ensure press freedom, a broader media policy and transform state-owned […]

President urges media to support govt efforts

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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain urged media on Thursday to support the government’s initiatives, especially development projects. “There is a need to inculcate hope and optimism in the nation and media should highlight development work on many projects which are being executed in the country,” he said while talking to chief editors and editors of leading […]

State-run TV urged to set example for private TV channels

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Islamabad: Participants including MNA and Chairperson of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Marvi Memon have urged the state-run Pakistan Television to take the lead and set example before private TV channels regarding “what to show and what not to show.” They were speaking the launch of the printed version of “Report […]

The media’s moral policing

BY: HINA ALI The media, of late, has started resorting to the cheapest and most vile form of sensationalism there is by moral policing the citizens on live television broadcasts. First we had a certain Miss Maya Khan who shocked viewers by ‘exposing’ young boys and girls in a public park who were doing nothing […]

All Pakistan Newspapers Society urges government to pay arrears

FAISALABAD: A meeting of the executive committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating financial condition of the newspaper industry because of economic slowdown which has resulted in a drastic fall in the advertising revenue of newspapers. The financial crunch has been exacerbated by the non-payment of bills of […]