Ethical do’s and don’ts for media discussed

Karachi: A daylong workshop on media ethics was organised by the Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies, Greenwich University.

An official of the institution said on Monday that its objective was to highlight the ethical practices required for both news and entertainment and to discuss ‘unethical practices’ in today’s media industry of the country.

Former federal minister, Javed Jabbar, who was the chief guest for the event, stated that the media has a very strong impact on the society and it has to be seen in the context of ethics.Ethics are fixed body of basic fundamental principles which don’t change.

Jabbar also highlighted some of the recommendations of the two-member media committee and urged the students to read the recommendations and give their suggestions on it.Faisal Qureshi, TV actor and host, stated, “For the last three years he has not discussed anything and played any songs which were not from our country”.

Associate Professor Saleem Moghal said that research in universities regarding the media should be implemented not only for the growth of the media but for the betterment of the society also.

Khurram Kaleem from Samaa, Zaheer Khan former PTV Director, Shaheen Salahuddin news anchor, Sabeen Agha documentary maker, Taban Zafar, Ali Asghar Arbab, Pir Muhammad also shared their experiences.

Seema Mughal Vice Chancellor of the Greenwich University also attended the event.The organisers said that the workshop provided an opportunity to the students of the Greenwich University to learn media ethics from the experienced media persons.

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