Minister Information highlights role of journalism in countering adverse effects of social media

PESHAWAR, Nov 30 (APP):Caretaker Minister for Information and Public Relations, Barrister Feroze Jamal Shah Kakakhel on Thursday highlighted the pivotal role of journalism in mitigating adverse effects of social media emphasizing the importance of ethical reporting. He was addressing a gathering of journalists at Peshawar Press Club. The minister also highlighted the importance of journalism in… Continue reading Minister Information highlights role of journalism in countering adverse effects of social media

Academia must update syllabus to keep pace with changing journalism: Mahnoor Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Sep 15 (APP):Renowned broadcast journalist Mahnoor Qureshi has emphasized that the academic world needs to regularly update itself to keep pace with the rapidly changing landscape of journalism. Talking to APP on Friday, she explained that due to the gradual speed of change, a generation gap used to appear every five years. However, with… Continue reading Academia must update syllabus to keep pace with changing journalism: Mahnoor Qureshi

PM condoles demise of veteran journalist Mumtaz Tahir

ISLAMABAD, Mar 30 (APP):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Thursday condoled the demise of veteran journalist Mumtaz Ahmed Tahir. In a message of condolence, the prime minister said Mumtaz Tahir rendered invaluable services in the field of journalism especially for the promotion and strengthening of the regional newspapers in the last 50 years. His passing away would… Continue reading PM condoles demise of veteran journalist Mumtaz Tahir

President Dr. Arif Alvi conferring the Pakistan Civil Award of Hilal-i-Imtiaz upon Mujib-ur-Rahman Shami in recognition of his services in the field of Journalism at the Investiture Ceremony on Pakistan Day, held at Aiwan-e-Sadr

APP33-230323 ISLAMABAD: March 23 - President Dr. Arif Alvi conferring the Pakistan Civil Award of Hilal-i-Imtiaz upon Mujib-ur-Rahman Shami in recognition of his services in the field of Journalism at the Investiture Ceremony on Pakistan Day, held at Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP/TZD
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Govt. attaches significance to freedom of press for transparency, accountability: PM

LAHORE, Jan 21 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that the government attached high importance to the freedom of the press and media for transparency and accountability. The prime minister stressed upon enhancement of bilateral ties in the field of journalism between Pakistan and Germany. The prime minister expressed these views during… Continue reading Govt. attaches significance to freedom of press for transparency, accountability: PM

Travel for Indonesia to be eased: Indonesian Envoy

ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (APP): Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio has said that Indonesia is now open for international visitors and the normal visa-issuing process for different purposes has been resumed. The Ambassador stated this while addressing a gathering of visa dropbox travel agents in Haripur organized by the Indonesian Embassy to brief… Continue reading Travel for Indonesia to be eased: Indonesian Envoy

Governor for high moral grounds, facts based journalism

LAHORE, Nov 23 (APP):Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman has stressed the need for pursuing high moral grounds and facts in journalism. Speaking at a three-day conference on Urdu journalism at a private university here on Wednesday, he admitted the fact that the social media has a powerful impact on the lives of people, adding, “Our… Continue reading Governor for high moral grounds, facts based journalism

Two day moot on “Reporting on conflict” to commence on Saturday

ISLAMABAD, Jun 23 (APP): The Centre of Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Administration will be hosting a two-day conference on “Conflict and Peace in the Digital Age” starting on June 25 and 26th. There will be seven panels spread over two days where industry experts will talk about media laws and regulations,… Continue reading Two day moot on “Reporting on conflict” to commence on Saturday

Impartial journalism vital to move society in right direction: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Jan 6 (APP): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Thursday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government fully believed in freedom of expression. He emphasized that impartial journalism was vital to move the society in right direction. The minister, in a congratulatory message to the newly-elected office-bearers of Islamabad High Court… Continue reading Impartial journalism vital to move society in right direction: Fawad

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