Day: September 9, 2013

Terms of Reference No. F

Code of Ethics – Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE)

The Code of Ethics of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE): 1. The Press shall avoid biased reporting or publication of unverified material, and avoid the expression of comments and conjecture as established fact. Generalization based on the behavior of an individual or small number of individuals will be termed unethical. 2. The Press […]

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Terms of Reference No. D

State media were heavily lop-sided in favor of the Government

For example, except for brief and notable exceptions in 1970, 1988-89, 1993 (during a Caretaker Government tenure) 1996-1997 (once again during a Caretaker Government tenure) when these three State media entities maintained a reasonable balance to provide coverage to all major political viewpoints in the country, the news bulletins of PBC and PTV and the […]

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