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Pakistan Media: Prospects and challenges: Media Associations
This course intends students to identify and examine relevant issues and problems in communication and provide an opportunity to discuss critically issues in communication from an Islamic perspective.
PEMRA has been established under PEMRA Ordinance 2002 to facilitate and regulate the private electronic media. It has mandate to improve the standards of information, education and entertainment and to enlarge the choice available to the people of Pakistan Including news, current affairs, religious knowledge, art and culture as well as science and technology.
(PBA) has come in place to offer optimum advantage to all stakeholders of the media industry – Broadcast Houses, Ad Agencies, and Advertiser alike! Even though all the issues the industry is faced with are not common, all feel the impact in one way or other.Within the rules and regulations that the Association has put together to meet its various aims, one chapter is particularly relevant to conducting
business with Advertising Agencies and Media Buying Houses.A system operated Clearance House makes it imperative for the advertisers to pay their dues in stipulated time to avoid any inconvenience of disruption in telecast of their advertisements. Besides the broadcast houses, it provides a protection to the Ad Agencies and Media Buying Houses against situations that could arise out of default of payments. In fact, it’s a win win situation for all the stakeholders.Pakistan Broadcasting Association is also awake to the fact in today’s day and time, research studies are very essential to make intelligent decisions. It was imperatively essential that a transparent and above board audience measurement system is adopted through a reliable people meter technology.
is a one-stop resource for all that’s journalism. Prompted by the dynamic needs of the modern Pakistani journalist, it serves and caters to those requirements.It is an initiative of senior Pakistani journalists – Steve Manuel and Imran Naeem Ahmad who have vast experience between them, the span of which has seen them work for all major dailies in Pakistan as well as media abroad is not
just a website but a valuable and easily accessible resource for journalists. It aims to provide the media, in general, and citizen journalists, in particular, an opportunity to voice their opinions, post stories and reports, share information about themselves and their organizations, interact with other journalists and keep abreast of the latest happenings in the world of journalism. Through this forum, journalists can explore numerous media opportunities – from jobs to scholarships and fellowships to capacity building courses to latest in media technology and professional tools. Hundreds of registered users across Pakistan as well as many in other countries. The website regularly receives hits from visitors in over 90 countries and is keenly followed by both Pakistani and foreign media. Among others, it has linkages with the International Federation of Journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Sans Frontiers, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists and Women Journalists Pakistan.
Media plays a pivotal role in social, economic and political development of a country. In Pakistan, media industry grew enormously during the last decade, after the establishment of PEMRA. Not only the commercial mainstream media revolutionized during this period, but PEMRA also issued numerous licenses to universities to establish campus radio stations, which is a significant academic tool to
Realizing the potential of campus radio to educate and inform students in particular and community in general, Riphah International University established its campus radio Riphah FM 102.2 in 2009. Riphah FM 102.2 was established with the following objectives:
Education with commitment
Information with complete truth
Entertainment with ethics
Riphah FM 102.2 works in alignment with the vision of Riphah International University: establishment of state-of-the-art educational institutions with a focus on inculcating Islamic ethical values. It also works as community radio to address various social and ethical issues being faced by our community.
Riphah FM 102.2 broadcasts a variety of programs during the three hours daily transmission. It highlights the activities of the university which include; academic, social, sports, cultural programs, seminars and conferences. It also acknowledges special days and broadcasts special programs for the National and International Days/Events.
was set up to promote networking among the media community, improve professional standards, facilitate journalists’ exchanges, media trainings and undertake joint media productions.SAFMA’s projects cover the South Asian region, with a particular focus on the nuclear arms race, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the Kashmir dispute and other
The organization arranges regional on interstate conflicts and regional cooperation, and their ‘South Asian Media Net‘ project acts as an independent website providing in-depth news coverage from across the region to promote understanding among the people of South Asia and facilitate the free flow of information across the region.SAFMA runs the South Asia Media School, set up in 2007 to regional conflicts.conferences cultivate a new generation of aware media people in the region. SAFMA also published the South Asian Journal.
The electronic media has made tremendous progress over the past few years. It has played a vital role in creating awareness among the masses, highlighting political and social uplift of the society. Presently more than fifty TV Channels are working in our country.Electronic media professionals, several times, work in very odd conditions and difficult environment
both in the field as well as in the organizations. The competitive environment has also increased the need of learning and capacity building of the broadcast journalists. There was a dire need to establish a platform from where the rights of journalists working in Electronic media can be safe guard and voice can be raised in this regard.
Young Journalists Association of Pakistan (YJAP) is a non-profit organization. It has mission to encourage Young Journalists to enhance their skills through various capacity building opportunities organized internally or in collaboration of various national and international organizations.It has aim to provide a
platform to Young and Upcoming Journalists to learn Media Ethics, professional Integrity, Media Education and growing skills and techniques of Journalism.
YJAP has main aim to introduce a culture to understand the social, economic, political, technological and educational changes in the practices of journalism and its professional identity for Young Journalists. Young Journalists Association of Pakistan (YJAP) is committed to mobilize the young journalists across the country with representation from all provinces, main cities, and major towns from both electronic and print media of national and international media houses.
Acknowledging the lack of organized professional journalism coaching in Pakistan; (YJAP) provides training to Young journalists in order that they’ll skillfully communicate regarding challenges given by chop-chop changing circumstances within the country and round the globe and work for the Promotion of Peace. Workshops, seminars, and special training programmes held on numerous topics in which we have a tendency to share our information
The Media Federation of Pakistan (MFP) (Non-Profit Organization) is working and fighting to protect for freedom of expression.
Welfare, rights of media worldwide/from last one and half decade, professional development for writers, editors, journalists. Publishers, correspondents, reporters, freelance writers, public relations professionals,
photographers and other persons/individuals/organization serving in the field of media sector. Non-Profit Organization venture among independent producers and distributors.
International pool of TV, movie, press (print and electronic) and radio journalists worldwide under the guidance of Mr. M. Tahir Mehmood Chairman of Media federation of Pakistan. Ensuring social, legal (providing legal help) & financial protection of journalists Of News Organization.
Raise the standards of journalists. Organizing seminars, bringing coaching to journalists who needs feedback & training to increase their proficiency in the industry, dedicated to defending, protects, improves the rights and safety of the journalists & promotion of the media freedom world-wide. Protects and improves the rights of journalists intellectuals & writers, tallies attack on journalists & documents the worst places to be the journalist.
Media Federation of Pakistan (MFP) represent journalists in all sectors of media. The Journalism scene is increasingly dominated by the impact of media concentration and the influence of powerful media conglomerates around the world, there are concerns about attempts to loosen media ownership controls and there is growing concern for the future of the powerful tradition of public service broadcasting.
The work of The Media Federation of Pakistan (MFP) has focused on the development of independent and quality journalism in support of democratic, social and economic development.
The Media Federation of Pakistan (MFP) activities are articulated among the following priorities: