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A knowledgeable media

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I remember when I started working with Pakistan Broadcasting Cooptation (PBC) some fifteen years ago there used to be such professional broadcasters who used to advise the new talent to ‘read more’ so as to become a thorough-professional broadcaster. They used to say read more about people who have fought fear with courage and have […]

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A FEW WORDS: The electronic media and general elections 2013

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The media houses created more hype than reality owing to which the PTI is now stunned at its below par electoral outcome in Punjab The general elections of 2013 have laid bare the weaknesses of the electronic media especially pertaining to its commentator aspect. The results of the elections have shown that the number of […]

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Money given to media houses, journalists: SC likely to order making list public

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court is likely to issue an order on Monday for making public a list of media houses and journalists who had received government money in the name of national security after it is testified by the information ministry to be a true document. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja and […]

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Media bodies to be stopped from covering banned outfits

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is writing letters to the media representative bodies and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) asking private media to avoid carrying the statements of banned outfits. “This ministry, however, is addressing a letter to the All Pakistan Newspaper Society, Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors, Pakistan Broadcasters Association as […]

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Media restrictions: ECP denies closing doors on journalists

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ISLAMABAD: In an attempt to make things more coordinated between the Election Commission of Pakistan and the media, the electoral body on Tuesday appointed a focal person who will now be the link between the ECP and the media. The ECP has also barred its officials from giving statements directly to the media. The move […]

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Media for sale?

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That elements of the Pakistani media were open to political influence in exchange for hard cash has long been suspected but never conclusively proved. It may be now. A Pandora’s box of troubles may open with the imminent release of a hitherto hidden list of journalists and media organisations that have been bribed by the […]

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CPNE body to serve security needs of media fraternity

KARACHI (PR) – The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has constituted a defense and security committee to serve the security needs of the media community across the country. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the CPNE designated senior journalist and defense analyst Ikram Sehgal as chairman and Aamer Memood as deputy chairman of the […]

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