ISLAMABAD, May 03 (APP): Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha Tuesday asked to avoid sensationalization and disseminate information after scrutiny and examining facts.

Addressing a World Press Freedom Day function, he said freedom of expression was basic right of journalists, but sensationalism should be avoided and responsible journalism should be encouraged.

The event was organised by Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) to mark World Press Freedom Day.