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People’s issues remain neglected as politics hogs media coverage: PPF report

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Karachi: Politics hogs the most space and airtime in print and electronic media, respectively, while human rights and related issues are usually on the sidelines, according to the findings of a survey released by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on Tuesday. The report, titled “Ethical Dimensions of Media Content in Pakistan” was launched with the […]

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Media manoeuvring

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As soon as the law-enforcement agencies formally launched the Karachi operation this year, the electronic media somehow became a sort of hot battleground between MQM and anti-MQM quarters in the country. Both sides have readily chosen to resort to the media to formulate their respective narratives on the current situation in the city of Karachi. […]

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Warning to Waziristan women

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MIRAMSHAH: An unknown group on Wednesday warned that women in a restive tribal region should not vote in elections, threatening punishment. “The people of Waziristan are hereby warned that they should not allow their women to cast votes and shouldn’t let any candidate influence them,” said a pamphlet. Signed by “Mujahideen”, the leaflets were thrown […]

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