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Increasing stupidity on social media

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Sir: “Wisest is he who knows he does not know” – Socrates. In this one adage lies the key to understanding the increasing stupidity observed on social media. Self-proclaimed pundits on social media consider themselves to be experts on every available branch of human knowledge. They seem to have simply rejected the possibility that there […]

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IT Ministry clarifies news report regarding Twitter

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology has clarified a news item published in print media on June 19, under the caption “Twitter restores access to blasphemous content”, saying that the news item does not portray the actual picture of the state of affairs. According to the spokesman of the Ministry, all social media websites like […]

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Pakistanis aren’t too keen on censorship-free internet

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As the Lahore High Court continues to debate whether the ban on YouTube should be lifted, a survey has revealed that a mere 22% of Pakistanis want an internet that is free of official censorship. This was the lowest percentage scored out of the 24 developing countries, where the use of internet is either prohibited […]

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A long way to go

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By: More than two-thirds of women journalists in the world are subject to pressure, threats and bad behaviour around the world. You! takes a look… More than two-thirds of women journalists in the world are subject to pressure, threats and bad behaviour around the world. This was uncovered during a conference ‘Global Forum on Media […]

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