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Mass Comm students have a guide to Pakistan’s media industry

Zafar Siddiqi’s book takes on news in a digital age

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October 1, 2019


‘Ghotki by-poll results show Sindh is changing for the better’

Firdous Ashiq praises media’s role in covering PM’s US visit

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July 24, 2019


Government believes in independence of media, says PM’s special assistant

Says govt will provide journalists legal cover

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July 22, 2019


Media watchdog slams Pakistan curbs on TV broadcasters

Opposition parties say govt is behind it

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July 10, 2019


Army gives ‘clearance’ to 26 ex-officers to appear on media

Only these men can appear as analysts on defence

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April 16, 2019


The necessity of extremist voices

Extremists get their power from being unchallenged

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April 2, 2019


Synergyzer takes an inside look at Pakistan’s media industry

Terms the current state of the media industry as ‘evolutionary’

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March 30, 2019


A fiery Hamid Mir takes centre stage at ICMC 2019

The media should be allowed to report facts, he says

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February 26, 2019


How peace journalism can help counter war hysteria

Peace journalists understand cause of conflict rather than promote war

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February 26, 2019


Swat’s first-ever social media club doesn’t need old journalists to like it

They make money and tell stories that matter online

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December 29, 2018


NAB bars officials from appearing on TV shows

Media should refrain from speculation

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November 12, 2018


Chinese news channel debuts AI-powered virtual anchor

The virtual anchor will reduce news production costs and increase efficiency

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November 9, 2018


Is Captain Safdar following in Aslam Raisani’s footsteps?

He refused to respond to media’s questions

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October 30, 2018


White House under criticism for not allowing reporter to attend event

The White House was under fire Wednesday for barring a CNN reporter from attending an event with the president, allegedly for having asked questions that officials objected to.

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July 26, 2018


Annapolis gunman wanted to ‘kill as many as possible’

The 38-year-old gunman who carried out a deadly assault on a newspaper office in Annapolis had barricaded a back door hoping to “kill as many” as he could, authorities said Friday, confirming he pursued a years-long vendetta against the paper. Police said the suspect — identified as Maryland resident Jarrod Ramos — used a legally…

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June 30, 2018


Sindh headlines: Mineral resources, water crisis, pro-PPP admin

Samaa Digital brings to you the major headlines from newspapers across Sindh. 1. Sindh deprived of resources after 18th amendment: Shah Daily Kawish, Hyderabad The mineral resources of Sindh have been handed over to the federal government through the 18th constitutional amendment, “but our lawmakers remained silent,” said Sindh United Party’s senior vice president Syed…

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June 19, 2018


Twitter shift aims to deliver more news on timelines

Twitter said Wednesday it would revamp user timelines as part of an effort to deliver more news and personalized content, the latest effort to attract more users to the platform. The new features shift further away from Twitter’s original chronological feed and represent a stepped-up effort to be a destination to find news, especially breaking…

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June 14, 2018


Free and fair media as important as free and fair election: PM

A free and fair media is as important in the national interest as a free and fair election, said PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. He was addressing the APNS Awards 2018 ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday. “Censorship does not work in the modern world,” he said. “This is basic. You all know that even when censorship…

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May 30, 2018


British lawmakers to grill man at centre of Facebook scandal

LONDON: The Russian-American academic who developed an app that allowed political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of 87 million Facebook users faces questions Tuesday by British lawmakers. Aleksandr Kogan, who teaches at Cambridge University, will appear before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee to explain his relationship with CA, the…

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April 24, 2018


Twelve media houses fined for naming rape victim in India

NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Wednesday ordered 12 media companies to pay $15,000 each to a compensation fund for victims of sexual violence after they published the name of an eight-year-old girl who was gang raped and murdered. Indian law prohibits the naming of rape victims, even after they have died, because of the…

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April 18, 2018