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  • 30 April 2012 | {CATEGORY}

    Building Bridges: U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism

    Amid Pakistan's roller coaster relationship with the United States, especially on the subject of the war on terror, a capacity building exchange programme for journalists had been riding quite smoothly. The U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism programme, funded by the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), aims at training journalists in giving audiences both in Pakistan and the United States a more balanced picture of life and events in each other's countries and dispelling existing myths and misperceptions.
  • 4 July 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Pakistani comedians make their way into mainstream media

    Almost all the mainstream Pakistani news channels including Geo News, Express News, Dunya News and Aaj TV have launched special talk shows featuring prominent figures from the Pakistani theatre stage. These comedians now review almost everything from politics to society, current affairs and issues of national as well as international concern. This is a new phenomenon in the Pakistani media.
  • 3 June 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    The effects of terrorism on Pakistan’s media

    Pakistani journalists are working in one of the world's most insecure and hostile environments. Acts of terrorism have claimed the lives of hundreds of citizens, many of whom were journalists killed in the exercise of their profession.
  • 18 April 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Modern technological trends emerging in Pakistani media

    A shift from tradition to technology, in terms of approach and tools, is actively underway in Pakistani media thanks to emerging digital means of communication.