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    Role Of Muslim Journalism In Pakistan Movement

  • EXCERPT: Journalism on the front line

    JOURNALISM is a risky business in Sri Lanka...

    Six months before Wickrematunge’s assassination, the Sri Lanka College of Journalism had asked me to conduct a brainstorming session on journalists’ safety at work: how to avoid getting beaten up, or worse...

  • Of fiction, journalism and blurred lines

    ISLAMABAD: Two discussions at the Islamabad Literature Festival explored literary fiction and journalistic sensationalism, forcing the audience to question their own preconceptions about both subjects, but failed to deliver the kind of hard-hitting or incisive commentary that is expected of panel discussions on journalism featuring top practitioners themselves...

    ”Serious businessAt the second session, veteran editor Rashed Rahman...

  • Terminology in journalism

    These responses may appear exaggerated to some but the fact is that the report of an Ahmadi’s murder generally does not generate the kind of sympathy for the victim that is expressed at the murder of a Muslim citizen...

    But imagine readers’/viewers’ response to an item captioned ‘An Ahmadi (or Hindu) kills a Muslim’...

  • Literary Notes: Urdu journalism and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

    Though these officials were no journalists, it was an informal beginning of journalism and news reporting in the Indo-Pak subcontinent...

    He is also remembered in the history of journalism in the Indo-Pak subcontinent because he was the person who tried to take out India’s “first-ever printed newspaper”, wrote Ateeq Siddiqi...

  • Investigative journalism finds a new outlet: the stage

    It was on the stage of The Living Room theatre in Kansas City, and it was the latest example of an innovative approach to investigative journalism: put a controversial story on stage and dramatise it for audiences who might not otherwise be aware of the issues at stake and the discoveries made by traditional news media...

    The ways of investigative journalism have changed little since the days of investigative journalists Upton...

  • Panel discussion explores parameters of journalism

    KARACHI: Journalism in Pakistan is fraught with many dangers and in an attempt to train its future crop of reporters and editors, the US Consulate Karachi, in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), organised a panel discussion titled ‘Conflict of interest in journalism’...

    The purpose of the discussion was to define the world of journalism as much more than just reporting the news; journalism is also about...

  • Centre for excellence in journalism opens at IBA

    KARACHI: An initiative for the professional training of journalists in Pakistan, the Center for Excellence in Journalism, was inaugurated at the IBA (city campus) on Saturday...

    The CEJ is a collaboration of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and the United States Department of State...

  • YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

    Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to ensure the veracity of news on its service by cracking down on misinformation and supporting news organizations...

    The company said on Monday it will make “authoritative” news sources more prominent, especially in the wake of breaking news events when misinformation can spread quickly
  • Reuters reporters in Myanmar not jailed because of journalism: Suu Kyi

    The country's de facto leader acknowledged that the brutal crackdown on the Muslim minority — which the United Nations (UN) has cast as "genocide" — could have been "handled better", but insisted the two reporters had been treated fairly...

    Suu Kyi, who has bristled at foreign criticism of her country, on Thursday softened her defence of the crackdown against "terrorists" from the Muslim minority...

  • Facebook follows Google with $300m investment to support journalism

    Facebook announced Tuesday that it will invest $300 million over three years to support journalism, with an emphasis on promoting hard-hit local news organisations...

    Facebook, which has been criticised for enabling manipulation of its news feed, has consistently said it does not want to be considered a media organisation that makes editorial decisions but wants to support journalism and efforts to fight misinformation...

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