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Why are so many Pakistani journalists losing their jobs?

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After years of growth, Pakistan’s media industry is facing a slowdown that has led to lay-offs, pay cuts and shutdown of news outlets. Last month, the management of the Express Tribune, an English language newspaper in Pakistan, broke the news that every working journalist dreads. Without any prior notice, more than a dozen reporters and photographers […]

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Media first line of defence in hybrid war: DG ISPR

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Islamabad – Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that Pakistan’s media is first line of defence in hybrid warfare. Speaking at PTV, he urged media to show responsibility and observe national values. He said all institutions worked together to defeat terrorism and achieved success. Earlier on November 19, […]

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Society too polarised to hold media accountable for misdeeds

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KARACHI: The media should be held accountable for its misdeeds but society is unable to perform its due role, because it is highly polarized, said journalist Owais Tohid at a panel discussion Taming the Media Beast: State Regulation vs Self Regulation held at The Second Floor on Thursday evening. The panellists were Mr Tohid along […]

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The future of news is digital

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By: Jahanzaib Haque The mobile and tablet revolution is upon us, faster than we in the media industry can respond. News is becoming more social and more real-time. The future of news is conclusively digital and multiplatform. These are just a few of the key findings of the newly released Digital News Report 2013 by […]

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