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DISCONNECT BETWEEN MEDIA OWNERS, JOURNALISTS AFFECTING QUALITY OF JOURNALISM

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Islamabad: Disconnect between media owners, editors, bureau chiefs and the working journalists was not only affecting the quality of reporting but also the state of journalism in Pakistan. This was stated by Muhammad Ziauddin, a senior journalist on the first day of the 4th National Media Conference. He said that commercialization of the media was […]

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DISCONNECT BETWEEN MEDIA OWNERS, JOURNALISTS AFFECTING QUALITY OF JOURNALISM

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: Disconnect between media owners, editors, bureau chiefs and the working journalists was not only affecting the quality of reporting but also the state of journalism in Pakistan. This was stated by Muhammad Ziauddin, a senior journalist on the first day of the 4th National Media Conference. He said that commercialization of the media was […]

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Media’s ‘misplaced’ priorities irk politicians

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KARACHI: While the politicians were signing the 18th Amendment to revive the Constitution, the electronic media was busy giving minute-by-minute broadcast of Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza’s wedding ceremony, recalled former information minister Qamaruz Zaman Kaira. He expressed these views on the Rs20-billion industry in terms of advertisements at a three-day National Media Conference organised […]

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Arrangements finalised for national media conference

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KARACHI: The organising committee of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) at a meeting on Thursday finalised all arrangements for the three-day national media conference being held at a local hotel beginning from Feb 3. The meeting was chaired by SMIU Vice Chancellor Dr Mohammad Ali Sheikh. The participants in the meeting reviewed arrangements for […]

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Training of journalists a must: US embassy official

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Islamabad: Counsellor for Public Affairs, US Embassy Angela Aggeler on Wednesday said that regular training of journalists is mandatory to improve their capacity and make them capable of providing accurate information to the masses. “Media need to provide accurate news to the general public, as provision of no information is better than false information, as […]

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Elections revealed fault lines in media, moot told

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KARACHI: “President Ayub said ‘Strengthen my hands’. Then someone else raised the slogan ‘Pakistan first!’ No. The people of Pakistan come first,” said I.A. Rehman, senior journalist and general secretary of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan at the fourth National Media Conference on Tuesday. “Where does democracy fit in this country that still hasn’t […]

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