The Department of Mass Communication Management, Superior Group of Colleges, on Friday held a seminar at its Raiwind Road campus titled 21st Century Media: New Frontiers, New Barriers to mark the World Press Freedom Day.
Prof Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, the Superior Group of Colleges chairman, presided over the seminar. Sajjad Mir; Prof Mugheesuddin Sheikh, the Department of Mass Communication dean; Prof Ataur Rehman, the Department of Mass Communication chairman; and journalist Sohail Warraich were prominent among speakers.
The speakers said that in a democracy, media had the right to report without approval from the government.
They said many countries provided legal protection to journalists.
They said in a free society, a journalists were expected to report accurately and without bias.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 7th, 2011.
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