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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 Media…………………………………… 19 10 Sensationalism in the Media……………………………………… 20 11 Causes of Controlled Media……………………………………… 21 12 Suggestions……………………………………………………….. 22 13 What should be the Role of Media in Pakistan?............................ 25 14 Conclusion…………………………………………………………27 International Islamic University, Islamabad | 2 Role of media in Pakistan April 29, 2010 History of Media in Pakistan Print is the oldest media of mass communication. Newspapers can reach greater masses of public. They allow readers to control exposure. This not only gives us the facts about an event or issue but also explains and interprets them. In 1947, Pakistan inherited a weak press with very little law for controlling and regulating the pres. Very few news [après were published in the newly born Pakistan. In East Pakistan and Baluchistan not a single newspaper was published. The NWFP had two daily papers. Newspapers owned by Muslims came to Pakistan. These include Daily Azad and morning news (shifted to Dhaka), Dawn, jang and anjam (set up in Karachi) After independence, a number of newspapers were published but due to financial constraint and many other reasons, their publication did not continue i.e. Roshni, inqallqb, musalman. English press was not so healthy...