The Press and Its Functions

In order to serve the public, the press has certain functions. When the newspaper was started as a bulletin, its function was to “inform”. Through newsletters it carried short items of importance to its readers. As the newspaper has developed, it has also changed in its important functions. The newspaper these days has three... more →
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Abb Takk TV News Channel Launched

After Several Delays, at last Abb Takk TV Channel has been launched. This is the third Pakistani TV channel which launched this year. Previously, PTV English and Capital TV were airwave. All these channels are News Base. Abb Takk Tv belongs from Apna News Network which has already four TV Channels i.e. Apna News, Apna TV, Kook TV... more →
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The Press Ownership In Pakistan

In the light of the above, let us analyse the press ownership in Pakistan. The biggest group of newspapers was run by the National press Trust, a government sponsored and government controlled body. It controled the “Pakistan Times,” of Lahore and Rawalpindi, “Mashriq” of Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta, “Imroze”... more →
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Impact On Masses Of Newspapers

How much is the impact of our newspaper on the general mass of the people? During the general elections of December 1970, a large number of widely-circulated dailies, offered strong opposition to the Pakistan Peoples Party but the election results showed that newspaper- readers had voted according to the call of their own conscience... more →
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