Should Media Be Regulated & Controlled?

There is a historical debate surrounding the question whether or not should media be controlled and regulated by the government or should there rather be complete freedom? First of all, it is essential to define what media is. Media is means of mass communication through technologies like television, radio or newspaper. Theoretically, and from a... Continue Reading →

The Cataclysm Wave Of Revolution

The wave of French revolution arose somewhere from 1987 to 1989 in various parts of Europe, especially in France, Poland, Dutch republic and Austria. And as a result, it finally broke out in the form of 5th October incident. The French revolution is very important in history because the French were considered one of the... Continue Reading →

Social Media as a News Source: The Emergence

Social media has emerged at an exponential rate as young people`s main source of news as it has been helpful in providing them richer dimensions of current affairs. Although, there are concerns and insecurities regarding the use of social media as an origin of news; however, its use has proved its superiority over other conventional... Continue Reading →

Critique on Kanhaiya Kumar’s speech

Link to the original article Kanhaiya Kumar, the former president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Federation and chief of All India Student Federation, delivered a galvanizing and provocative speech on March 4, 2016 at Jawaharlal Nehru University campus after getting free from jail on March 2, 2016. The harangue was casted live on media on... Continue Reading →

Critique on “Noor Jehan” by Saadat Hassan Manto

Link to the Original Article This text is a translation of ‘Noor Jahan’ from Manto-Nama written by Saadat Hassan Manto. Manto is an Indo-Pak novelist and short story writer, notorious for deviating from conventional writing style and being one of the pioneers in bringing obscenity in formal Urdu writings. In this short essay, the author... Continue Reading →

A Case For Media Censorship

Probe of the journals, periodicals, publications, books, movies, television programs, reports,records, news and other media of communication, considered objectionable and offensive for the purpose of alteration and suppression comes under the reference of media censorship."The cyclical suppression, banning, expurgation, or editing by an individual, institution, group or government that enforces or influences its decision against... Continue Reading →

Should Certain Portions of Media be Censored?

Forms of censorship that exists to date on media censorship are based on moral, religious and political grounds. The proponents of these forms of censorship have various interests at heart ranging from personal to collective. While it is true that media censorship works in the favor of influential parties, for the most part, the collective... Continue Reading →

Media’s role in Foreign policy of Pakistan

Importance of media Media is sometimes considered as the fourth concealed pillar of state after the three major pillars that make up for a democratic state. As the world changed after the World Wars and democracy flourished as the main form of government almost everywhere in the world, the demand for right to information, the... Continue Reading →

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