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  • President asks diplomats to help tackle ‘breaking news culture’

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain told diplomats that while acquainting themselves with challenges of the day, they should be ready to face the breaking news culture...

    The spokesperson quoted the president as saying: “Diplomatic skills should not just be in the art of negotiations and public speaking, they should also be prepared to navigate electronic, print and social media and the 24/7 cycle of the breaking news...

  • Cook admits to crying in breaking retirement news

    LONDON: England batsman Alastair Cook cried when he broke the news of his retirement to his team-mates but said on Wednesday that burn-out was not behind his decision to bring the curtain down on his international career after more than a decade...

    If one of them manages a three wickets or any other batsman hits a half-century that will be worth £10,000 for the charity, who provide opportunities for young people to play and follow...

  • Race towards breaking news has resulted in misinformation, says senior journalist

    Senior journalist Lubna Jerar Naqvi said the race in releasing news as soon as it breaks has resulted in misinformation...

    Addressing a discussion on fake news and the legal repercussions for media organisations that generate fake news, organised by the Coalition for Women in Journalism (CFWIJ) at the Karachi Union of Journalists' office, Naqvi said: "The use of the term (fake news) is wrong...

  • Kohli’s double century headlines India’s run feast in second Test

    NAGPUR: Virat Kohli coasted to his fifth double century as India’s frontline batsmen crushed Sri Lanka’s toothless attack to stay on course for an innings victory in the second Test in Nagpur on Sunday...

    Kohli smashed 213 while Rohit Sharma celebrated his return to the side after more than a year with an unbeaten 102 before the hosts declared their second innings closed on 610 for six on the third day for a commanding lead of 405
  • Battle of familiar foes headlines Champions League bill

    LONDON: Title-holders Real Madrid renew their long-time rivalry with Bayern Munich and Barcelona play Juventus in a rematch of the 2015 final when the Champions League quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday and Wednesday...

    As if a combined 16 European Cups weren’t enough, clash between Real and Bayern will also offer an intriguing duel between master and pupil
  • Facebook, I want my clickbait headlines back

    Facebook has stepped up its two-year-old anti-clickbait campaign, changing its news feed algorithm to weed out manipulative or deceptive headlines...

    Rather than reducing the distribution of links from which users quickly bounce back to Facebook (which means they were probably enticed to click and then disappointed), the company has tweaked the algorithm to look for phrases commonly used in clickbait headlines...

  • FESTIVAL: Creating headlines

    THE session titled ‘Words and Images of the Day’ sought to tell audiences about the process of news and image selection...

    Seeing the problem within the media in Pakistan and India that trivialises and sensationalises news, he deferred to French journalist Truc as possibly having a different outlook, to which Truc jokingly responded: “So you mean European newspapers don’t trivialise, don’t scandalise?” Explaining how even though they...

  • Not #MakeinIndia but #HateinIndia: Only one story about India is making headlines

    Also read: 41 writers return Indian award over ‘rising intolerance’Any number of news reports and editorial opinions in major newspapers and television channels abroad are describing this attack on university autonomy and self-governance as only the most recent of several instances of the government’s attempts to curb freedoms of speech and thought, and thus to stifle opposition...

  • Cavani, the headlines man, wants to remain unknown

    “I’d like to be someone nobody knows,” the Uruguayan striker says in the latest teaser of a documentary on his life, ‘Return to the roots’, conspicuously released on the same day as the whole cosmos awaited news whether he would be fit to face France in the World Cup quarter-final on Friday...

    “Unfortunately, one man’s loss is another man’s gain,” France defender Adil Rami said at a news conference in Istra, near Moscow, on Wednesday...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

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