Role of Media in Pakistan

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Pakistan Studies Project Report [ Role Of Media in Pakistan] Submitted By: Moazma Naseer •Kalsoom Katib •Sadaf Ejaz Faculty of Management Sciences International Islamic University, Islamabad Submitted To: Ms. Nazneen Role of media in Pakistan April 29, 2010 Table of Contents S. # P.# 01 History of Media in Pakistan…………………………………… 3 02 Media in Pakistan…………………………………………………. 6 03 Importance of Media In Pakistan…………………………………. 8 04 How did TV Channels Emerged in Pakistan………………………10 05 Western Media and need for local Media………………………… 11 06 Miracles of Electronic Media…………………………………….. 12 07 Positive & Negative effects of media in different aspects of life… 13 08 Challenges to Media……………………………………………… 18 09 The Government verses …show more content…
In the city, during the period under review, three journalists were murdered, seven were arrested, 58 were injured and 66 were harassed or explicitly threatened while there were three cases of attacks on media properties and 47 instances of gag orders on media organizations. Sindh remained the second most dangerous place to practice journalism in Pakistan with a total of 93 cases of intimidation and Punjab third with 48 cases while 30 cases were recorded in NWFP, 23 in Baluchistan, 16 in FATA, a dozen in AJK and three in Northern Areas.
How media suffered in Pakistan history?? What was shocking about the coup was that it was not ostensibly against the government of the day (Musharraf's own) but against the judiciary and the media. Both were blamed for the deterioration of law and order and proliferation of terrorism. “Glorification of violence by the media,” explained Musharraf, was a major factor in his decision to impose the emergency. Even before the emergency was officially announced, draconian curbs were imposed on the media. The measures to control and restrain the media included suspension of broadcasts of all national and international news channels, except the dour PTV, until further notice. Non- government satellite TV channels were prevented from up linking to satellites and banned from carriage on domestic cable networks - the source through which most Pakistanis have

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