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  • Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015: Regulating the media

    Given the context in which it has come, it is a case of better late than never: following the directives of the Supreme Court, on Thursday the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Heritage issued the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct, 2015...

    Yet despite the formulation of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Rules 2009, it has felt as though media organisations and their employees...

  • Zardari talks about social media, social media responds

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari addressed an energised crowd at the old Jinnah terminal upon his return to Pakistan Friday after nearly 18 months in self-imposed exile...

    During his wide-ranging speech, Zardari spoke about how social media is redefining politics and evolving as an effective political watchdog...

  • MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

    Since the rise to power of former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and the birth of judicial activism, there has hardly been a day when court proceedings have not featured prominently in the media, often grabbing top headlines and dominating the discourse in TV talk shows for weeks on end...

    But increasingly, the media itself is becoming a part of judicial headlinesInterestingly enough, while Article 58-2(b) remained part of the...

  • Miranshah hosts cricket Peace Cup 2017 as UK Media plays Pakistan XI

    The headquarters of the restive North Waziristan Agency hosted a cricket match on Thursday as part of the Peace Cup 2017 in which the UK Media team XI was playing Pakistan XI...

    The UK Media team XI is part of an 18-member group of journalists, lawyers, businessmen and academics aged between 21-62 which is touring Pakistan's with the aim to improve its image as a sporting nation...

  • German spy agency told US of bin Laden's presence in Pakistan: German media

    BERLIN: Germany's foreign intelligence agency helped United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, where United States special forces killed the Al Qaeda leader, reported a German newspaper on Sunday...

    The German spy-service BND provided a tip-off that bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan, with the knowledge of Pakistani security services, according to the Bild am Sonntag report, which was...

  • Media in Pakistan more independent, less responsible: study

    KARACHI: The Institute of Business Management (IoBM), in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), released a study on Thursday analysing the Media Responsibility and Independence Index (MRII) in Pakistan...

    With the emergence of electronic media in the country, civil society and journalists have complained that media trespasses all ethical barriers in its rush to break news...

  • ‘Foreign policy of Pakistan, India seems to be media-driven’

    KARACHI: “The foreign policy of both India and Pakistan seems to be media-driven,” said journalist Mazhar Abbas at a seminar titled ‘Indo-Pak relations and role of media’ at the HRCP office on Friday...

    Journalists and civil society activists had gathered there to try to understand the increasingly confrontational media presence between both countries, and how both countries’ political narrative as well as the opinion of the common...

  • Social media bombarded with greetings for Pakistan

    KARACHI: As an unfancied Pakistan outclassed the favourties India in every department of the game to lift the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, celebrities, politicians, cricketers and commentators took to Twitter to shower praise on the greens shirts...

    Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) tweeted: “Congra-tulations Team Pakistan for a stunning and decisive win...

  • Pakistan's right-wing media vs Habib University

    What do right-wing news media outlets in Pakistan and their counterparts in India have in common? They are intolerant of progressive voices, and will go as far as doctoring videos and images to spread hate and fear...

    This resulted in a social media campaign against Habib University, accusing it of mustering support for Israel...

  • Reham Khan returns to Pakistan 'to fulfill responsibility to media'

    LAHORE: After being away for a month after her widely covered split with Imran Khan, journalist Reham Khan while speaking to the media in Lahore on Thursday said she returned Pakistan with a resolve to fulfill her responsibilities in the media...

    What type of people are coming into politics ? what kind of youth and how we enable them ? and how we fulfil our responsibilities in the media...

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