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Media role on public health issues highlighted

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A seminar on “Public health awareness for media” was held at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro on Tuesday. While addressing participants representing the electronic and print media Vice Chancellor Professor Noshad A Shaikh said that media can play an effective role in increasing awareness about public health issues. It serves the role […]

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Second attack on Geo News HQ as Pakistan rallies target media

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) condemn the attack at the Islamabad office of Pakistan’s leading TV channel Geo News on Sunday, September 7. It is the second time that the Geo News TV building has been attacked in a fortnight by demonstrators of the Pakistan […]

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Terrorism and media’s role

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YOUR editorial ‘Woeful inadequacy’ (March 5) misses an important point. Rather than enumerate a catalogue of previous mistakes and make gloomy forecasts, it must champion the public right to be able to go about its daily duties and responsibilities without injury or death. The loss of 12 lives, with so many injured, grieves me beyond […]

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Freedom of press

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During the last few years a mushrooming growth has been witnessed in Pakistan’s electronic media. This has played a pivotal role in creating political awareness among the people and strengthening the democratic institutions in the country. Besides many positive things, the media has also caused some negative and detrimental effects on the society. These different […]

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Irresponsible media

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Sir: In this globalised world, no issue can remain out of sight, which is a good sign because everyone becomes aware and alert about what is happening around them. However, at the same time, mere projection coupled with an immature attitude tends to bring no results, as has happened in the case of the gang-rape […]

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Media’s role in future Pak-Saudi relations

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By: Ashraf Mumtaz Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have the best possible relations. About half a million Pakistanis visit the kingdom every year to perform Haj or Umra. And a large number of Pakistanis are working there and sending remittances back home. The closeness of ties between the two countries can be gauged from the fact […]

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Media urged to play role for eradication of polio

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information and Education Minister Musarrat Qadeem has urged upon editors and media managers to come forward and play their role in eradication of polio as mass media can bring behavioural and attitudinal change in the society and create demand among parents for the vaccination. She said that effective communication strategy in consultation with […]

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