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Electronic Media Code Of Conduct 2015: Bad Ads

Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015: Bad ads

It is a pity that the code regulating the functioning of the country’s electronic media landscape had to come from the government rather than the Pakistan Broadcasters’ Association. But the…

Fears grow of tighter stategrip on Serbian media

Two controversial bills backed by Serbian lawmakers this week have sparked fears of more state control over the media and another setback for press freedom in the Balkan nation. Parliament…

The state of the media

In today’s constantly changing world, even as the print media somewhat sadly fades away, the media in all its other forms has become a more and more powerful entity. We…

‘Dear media…’

THE people of Pakistan are confused. Confused with Supreme Court judgements that they don’t understand, and they don’t understand how they are related to politics. And that is because they…

Our times and the media

SOCIAL media platforms, especially Facebook, and their role in our troubled times — outside of Pakistan for once — have been a topic of interest for quite a while. If…

Media and rule of law

Freedom of speech and press are the hallmarks of a free society. Media educates and informs people. It helps them form opinions on vital issues. The Constitution of Pakistan guarantees…

Curbing media independence

THERE has been a lot of talk by government ministers and on social media about the menace of ‘fake news’ — a term for misinformation and disinformation popularised by former…