PEMRA holds meeting to define obscenity in electronic media

A consultative meeting to deliberate upon parameters of “obscenity” for the electronic media was held at the PEMRA Headquarters Islamabad on Monday.

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And the award for highest inflation goes to *drumroll* Pakistan

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet declared Pakistan as the lead country in South Asia in terms of inflation, followed by neighbour, India.

However, Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh urged that his Cabinet colleagues should highlight the achievements in the economy in print and electronic media for public consumption.

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A slippery slope

If a newspaper wanted to cover match-fixing, the last person they would ask to report the story is a Pakistani cricketer. No media organisation with a semblance of sense would expect a person to provide unbiased reporting on his greatest revenue stream. It is called conflict of interest and should govern every facet of journalism, . . . → Read More: A slippery slope

Gilani for role of mediamen as social engineers

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said the mediamen are social engineers and the responsibility of promoting healthy journalistic values lies on their shoulders. “Media has assumed a vital role in today’s global world as mediamen form public opinion in any society”, he said while talking to the senior journalists at the Prime Minister’s House . . . → Read More: Gilani for role of mediamen as social engineers

Media is the hub of falsehood

Media creates illusions for Mass Psychological Warfare

Everyone who has access to electronic media needs to understand a basic fact. Whatever they are about to see is nothing but ‘The Illusion’. It is amazing that such a big dilemma has never been bought to the limelight.

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