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Media blues

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THE crisis afflicting Pakistan’s mainstream print and electronic media sphere is escalating. Apart from a series of high-profile resignations and sackings, there are also reports of several print publications cutting down on junior staff, with some rumoured to be shutting down completely. Wage disbursement delays, a perennial concern for many in the trenches of the […]

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War on terror not easy without media’

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LAHORE: Print and Electronic media should play their positive role in the national sovereignty and economic growth while the media programming on the constructive side of the society can be helpful to counter many challenges easily. These views were expressed by the experts at the Jang Economic Session on the ‘Role of media in National […]

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Senate panel asks govt to impose media code by 15th

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ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Monday asked the government to implement a code of conduct for the media before the July 15 and submit a compliance report at the next meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting. Senator Kamil Ali Agha chaired Monday’s meeting while Additional Secretary Information Chaudhry Azam told the […]

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Media needs to train journalists on sensitive issues: moot told

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KARACHI: All media organizations should train both newsroom and field journalists for covering sensitive issues like minority and religious ones so as to avoid any harm. Media needs to give full training to reporters and cameramen on live courage of religious and other grave issues. It is must to be careful while using language in […]

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Government Prepares Media ‘Guidelines’

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Islamabad: The government has evolved ‘guidelines’ for all federal government institutions to handle the fast-growing “independent” media. The seven-point guidelines, a copy of which is available with Dawn, appear to focus on two factors – publicity of government plans and monitoring of contents in media, especially in the electronic media. The prime minister’s secretariat has […]

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