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In-house session on Media Outreach and NSG

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 An in-house session of ‘Media Outreach and Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)’ was organized by the South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI). Challenges regarding Pakistan’s pending membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the importance of media outreach on this issue was under discussion. It was followed by a number of policy researchers and media personnel […]…Read More

Educate yourself regarding social media to become a ‘Cyberhero’

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Telenor Group together with Telenor Pakistan is launching a social media campaign to support its 2020 goal of educating four million children in online safety practices. The campaign ‘Be a Cyberhero’ will be launched in 13 international markets. Half a billion children in Asia projected to have Internet access by 2020. Telenor first supported Stop […]…Read More

2-day Media Workshop “Understanding Science” Starts at PMNH

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article image ISLAMABAD (May 25, 2017): The 2-day Media Workshop “Understanding Science” started on Thursday at Pakistan Museum of Natural History. The Workshop was jointly organized by Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad. Over 40 journalists from electronic and print media are participating in the workshop. Dr. Shaukat Hameed, Coordinator General COMSTECH was […]…Read More

FIA starts action against misuse of social media

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article image ISLAMABAD: Even before the enactment of Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PEC) Act 2016, public bodies have started filing complaints with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) against individuals for alleged misuse of social media to defame the organisation and its management. The latest complaint has been filed by Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Lahore against a former employee for using Facebook for "instigating and misleading the…Read More

JOVAGO.NET HOLDS MEDIA MEET UP IN ISLAMABAD

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article image Islamabad, 28 th July 2016: Jovago.net , an Online Hotel Booking website in its aim to strengthen tourism and to create awareness to book hotels online holds a media meet up in Islamabad. The purpose of this media meet up is to provide information and to raise public awareness about Jovago, enhance relationship with media and bloggers community and provide tourists with a fast, reliable and easy to use service to book the perfect accommodation for…Read More

Microsoft briefs media on broad-based social initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Microsoft Pakistan has recently briefed the media about its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives with particular emphasis on the upcoming employability portal being created by Microsoft. The briefing was made by General Manager of Microsoft NEPA region, Leila Surhan, and Country Manager of Microsoft Pakistan Nadeem Malik. Another vital initiative orchestrated by Microsoft Pakistan is the "Internet safety and security campaign". Under this…Read More

Proactive role of media urged for boosting environmental awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The environmental commission which was constituted to ensure the implementation of climate change policy and monitor the federal and provincial governments’ activities in connection to environmental footprints has recently rolled out improvement of inter-agency coordination for better resilience against the climate change impacts. The commission released a report in which the degradation of Margalla Hills National Park area was highlighted. Furthermore, the civic…Read More

CC Commission grunts effective role of media in boosting environmental awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The environmental commission which was constituted to ensure the implementation of climate change policy and monitor the federal and provincial governments’ activities in connection to environmental footprints has recently rolled out improvement of inter-agency coordination for better resilience against the climate change impacts. The commission released a report in which the degradation of Margalla Hills National Park area was highlighted. Furthermore, the civic…Read More

"Social media and its changing dynamics" session held

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article image Social media has taken the world by storm, and is transforming the way people around the world communicate. One million Pakistanis joined Facebook in Jan 2014. As of 31st Jan 2014, there are 12.6 million active Facebook users per month. With more than 50% users in the 18-34 age brackets, and with the majority of the remaining below 18 years, there is an enormous potential for brands to reach out and build enduring relationships converting fans to consumers. Same as Twitter, LinkedIn…Read More

Unesco dialogue focuses on media, info literacy, edu journalism

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Academicians, journalists and development sector professionals, students debated and discussed safety and security of journalists, the psychological effect of media’s exposure debated and discussed at a town hall dialogue organised by AGAHI and UNESCO, Pakistan here. Purpose of the programme was to highlight and identify the need to develop editorial space for education journalism. Puruesh Chaudhary, founder and president, AGAHI, while opening the discussion forum…Read More