Role of media | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

JIT confirms cases, questions media claims

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: An investigation into Kasur child abuse scandal sifts facts from fiction bringing to fore the face behind the case and how the media was maneuvered to amplify the tragedy that was being exploited for settling scores on a property dispute. A Joint Investigation Team drawing representation from the police, IB and ISI confirms that […]

Human Rights, Media and Society , , ,


Minister hopes Pemra will implement media code

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad informed the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday that a code of conduct for media had been prepared and hoped that new chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Electronic Regulartory Authority (Pemra) would take steps for its implementation. He was winding up discussion on the situation arising […]

Media Ethics , , ,


A transformed role: ‘The media is a mirror, reflecting what is real’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The role of the media has transformed over the last decade — it does not just cover the negative aspects of society but presents a feel-good image of it too. Kamran Wajih, the marketing, planning and strategies director at the Express Media Group, said this at the ninth ‘Dialogue’ session, organised by I Am […]

Media and Society , , , ,


‘One World One Media’ conference from May 1

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: An international media conference titled “One World One Media” to be held in Karachi from May 1 to 3 will be inaugurated by Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad. The conference, to be spread over 16 sessions, will be attended by delegates from over 15 countries including the United States, UK, Canada, Belgium, India, Saudi […]

General News, Media and Governance , , , , ,


Government-media relations discussed

Pakistan Press Foundation

Media professionals have urged the government to empower Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), to legislate for their safety. They expressed these views while addressing a conference on “Role of Media in National Transformation – Change the Narrative from Sensationalism” held at Planning Commission’s Secretariat on Thursday. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan […]

Media and Governance , , , ,


War on terror not easy without media’

Pakistan Press Foundation

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 […]

Media and Society , , , , ,


PM and the media

Pakistan Press Foundation

Close to the two-year mark of his third stint in power, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has thought it to be a prudent time to address the media directly, taking advantage of the occasion of a meeting with the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). This is a gathering of distinguished people who matter in […]

Media and Governance, Print Media , , , , , , , ,


‘Responsibility of media to support govt’s measures to curb terrorism’

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Sindh Information Secretary Dr Zulfiqar Ali Shalwani has urged the print and electronic media to refrain from printing, publishing and sending on air such things which might provoke hatred or cause conflicts in different sects in order to suppress terrorism. He said this while presiding over a meeting of provincial action plan committee’s sub-committee […]

Media and Governance, Media Ethics , , , ,


MEDIA COMMITTEE CONSTITUTED UNDER PAP/NAP MEETS

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The first meeting of media Committee constituted under Provincial Action Plan / National Action Plan to eliminate terrorism met here under the chairmanship of Secretary to Government of Sindh Information Department Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shalwani the meeting who attended by Director General PID Ashique Hussain Shaikh, Sayed Sikandar Ali of PIMRA, Ayaz Alam of […]

Print Media, Radio, Television , , , , ,


Pakistan Press Foundation

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged media to play a responsible, objective and effective role by promoting sublime human values of tolerance, affection and brotherhood, for progress and prosperity of the country. Addressing National Seerat Conference, the president said, “Our religion teaches complete obedience to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and gives us basic guidelines to follow […]

Media Ethics , , ,


Media can play role in prevention of heart diseases

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: National and international media could play vital role in the emerging risks for heart diseases scenario. Speakers at ‘Cardio Con 2014’ about ‘Creating Hearty Healthy Environment’ stressed the media to enhance its role in the public awareness about heart-related diseases. Speaking at 23rd annual conference organised by of Pakistan Cardiac Society, Dr Arslan Ahmed […]

Media and Society , , , , ,


Terrorism and the role of media

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Freedom of media is always subject to responsibility and to abide by media ethics in the form of self-imposed restrictions and self-regulation, keeping in view religious values, norms and traditions of a society. In the case of Pakistan, the electronic media is enjoying unprecedented freedom since the year 2001, when the electronic media underwent […]

Media Ethics , , , , ,


BSO announces boycott of TV channels

Pakistan Press Foundation

QUETTA: Baloch Students Organisation (BSO) has announced boycott of all television news channels forthwith and closing them for indefinite period all over Balochistan from the second of next month against ignoring coverage of problems being faced by the province on the electronic media. Announcing the decision at a press conference, BSO Central Organiser Javed Baloch […]

Media and Society , , , ,


Media urged to play role for national solidarity

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Renowned journalists at a seminar have called upon media to play role for promoting national solidarity and bring positive change in society. They were addressing a one-day seminar organized by Punjab University Academic Staff Association at Al Raazi Hall here on Wednesday. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran presided over the seminar while […]

Media and Society , , , , , ,