Guide on ethical_journalism

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Guide on ethical_journalism

  1. 1. British and PakistaniExamples of Mediaoffending minority sect orreligionLecture by Mobeen Azhar (facilitated by the UK Foreignand Common Wealth office) at the Institute ofCommunication Studies University of the Punjab
  2. 2. Killroy lost his jobafter Ofcom (UKmedia regulatorybody) conductedan investigation.He was punishedfor passingderogatoryremarks against areligion.
  3. 3. This man was accused ofeating a swan, the reasonpresented by Daily Mail wasthat he is a Muslim and wasfasting during the month ofRamadan.The article was factuallyINCORRECT as the man hadpsychological disorder.Being a Muslim had nothing todo with his act.Daily Mail apologized forirresponsible reporting!
  4. 4. In reality the cards published thatyear included the phrase SeasonsGreetings instead of MerryChristmas this was manipulated tothe extent that Muslims were blamedfor banning Christmas!Daily Mail had to apologize whenRed Cross filed a complaint againstthis misreporting.
  5. 5. The News International phone-hacking scandal — dubbed "Hackgate", "Rupertgate", or "Murdochgate" by the press — is an ongoing controversy involving the defunct News of the World and other British newspapers published by News International, a subsidiary of News Corporation. In July 2011, it was revealed that the phones of murdered school girl Milly Dowler, relatives of deceased British soldiers, and victims of the 7/7 London bombings were also accessed, resulting in a public outcry against News Corporation and owner Rupert Murdoch. Advertiser boycotts contributed to the closure of the News of theRebekah Brooks World on 10 July, ending 168 years of publication.[1] Continued public pressure later forced News Corporation to cancel its proposed takeover of the British Source: wikipedia telecommunications company BSkyB.
  6. 6. Pakistani MediaAmir Liaquat, Mehar Bukhari, Mubashar Luqman
  7. 7. PEMRA never surfaced out to take legal action against Amir. Instead GEO network hired him again on higher salary.A program hoted by Amir Liaquat gave the opinion thatAhmedis / Qadianis are worth being murdered. After 48hours 4 men from the Ahmedi community were shot dead.
  8. 8. A leaked video proving that theinterview of Malik Riaz (real estatetycoon) conducted by Mubasharand Mehar at Dunya tv wasPLANTED didnt bother PEMRA.The case is still pending in theSupreme Court.Mubashar Lucman is even beingsupported by Imran Khan (whooften retweets him). Both theseanchors are still there in the mediaof Pakistan

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