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Artistes, contemporaries shower accolades on Jamiluddin Aali

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Karachi – A galaxy of speakers from various walks of national life, gathered at the Arts Council on Tuesday evening to reminisce about the late Jamiluddin Aali who could easily be described as the Poet-Laureate of Pakistan. The literary great passed away on November 22 at the age of 90. Noted television actor Talat Hussain […]

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Bol fiasco: Media cannot be judged by a single case, says Talat

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KARACHI: The whole media industry cannot be judged by a single case, TV anchor Talat Hussain said on Monday, while referring to the Axact and its media company Bol. Speaking to The Express News show Kal Tak host Javed Chaudhry, he said that the media industry has seen many a turbulent time, but never like […]

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Cyber crime bill: ‘Proposed law can be used for victimisation’

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ISLAMABAD: Speakers have said that the proposed cyber crime bill has many lacunas which could be used against people indiscriminately. They were speaking on Wednesday at a panel discussion titled “Cyber Crime Bill 2015 — its implication on freedom of expression”, organised by the Pakistan Peoples Party Human Rights Cell at the National Press Club. […]

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Let’s kill debate

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Let’s kill debateIt was quite an experience. To put tough questions, of the sort that others avoid, to controversial persons heading organisations on the radar of militancy is something journalists wish for. This is what makes our profession so different from the save-your-skin-and-plod-on kind of careers. To use probe as a means to build perspective […]

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Pemra issues notice to Geo

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued a show cause notice to M/s Independent Media Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd (Geo News). Following is the text of the notice: “Reference: Talk Show Programme “Naya Pakistan” hosted by Mr. Talat Hussain (Anchor-person) aired on Geo News on 22nd February 2015 starting from 2005 hours with Allama […]

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Top 10 journalists serve defamation notice on ARY CEO, others

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalists and anchorpersons have served a defamation notice to the tune of Rs1.1 billion upon Salman Iqbal, chief executive officer ARY, infamous anchor Mubasher Lucman and Sabir Shakir for hurling malicious, frivolous and baseless allegations upon them. Babar Sattar, senior advocate who himself has been baselessly accused of obtaining monetary favours from the […]

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Seminar on ‘TV channel ratings’ at PU ICS

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LAHORE: Punjab University Institute of Communication Studies (PU ICS) is organising a seminar on “TV Channel Ratings: Sensationalism vs Responsibility” at Hameed Nizami Hall at 11am today (Tuesday). Renowned journalist, anchorperson and analyst Syed Talat Hussain is the keynote speaker while Dean Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Prof Dr Zakria Zakir, ICS in-charge Dr […]

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New face of news: Exploring the tech-savvy facets of journalism

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By Maryam Usman ISLAMABAD: Journalists, social media gurus and blogging activists gathered to discuss the impact of digital technology on the global media dynamics at Kuch Khaas on Monday. They zeroed in on the fact that Pakistan has been slow in the catch up and the mainstream media is still experimenting to converge with digital […]

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