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Mind your Media: ‘Citizen journalists should tap into what media overlooks’

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KARACHI: News media often overlooks topics that the public feels need coverage – sometimes it turns a blind eye and sometimes it is sheer laziness. This is where social bloggers and citizen journalists come in. They don’t only hold the insight to share personal stories but also the power to mobilise the media, government and […]

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Breaking news: terrorism and news media — II

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Terrorists, news anchors, and media experts share the view that those whose names make the headlines have power Media sometimes do not merely report the horror of terror. They become part of it, adding to the drama. Some scholars speak of the ‘theatre of terror’. At the heart of the theatre metaphor is the audience. […]

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Breaking News: terrorism and the news media — I

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To remain morally neutral and objective towards terrorism and to sympathise with terrorist acts is to betray ethics and morality While terrorism spread inside and outside Pakistan well before 9/11, it became an even more popular weapon since 9/11. Examining reasons, it can be argued that media might be a vector of transmission that can […]

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