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Media in Pakistan

Media in Pakistan

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REPORTInternational Media SupportJuly 2009
Between radicalisation anddemocratisation in an unfolding conflict:
Media in Pakistan
 
3Media in PakistanContents
Contents
Map .........................................................................................................5
Executive summary ...............................................61 Introduction ...........................................................82 Background on Pakistan .....................................10
2.1 Pakistan socio-political background ..............................................102.2 Military rule and democracy ..........................................................102.3 Regional dynamics, Pakistan, Afghanistan andthe War on Terror ..............................................................................112.4 Social and ethnical texture of Pakistan .........................................122.5 Religion ...........................................................................................13
3 Description of the media landscape ...................14
3.1 Dominant features ........................................................................143.2 Media in Pakistan – historical background ....................................153.3 Legal framework ............................................................................173.4 Media in Pakistan ...........................................................................203.5 Educational and training institutions ............................................233.6 Journalists and media workers in Pakistan ...................................23
4 Major challenges for media relatedto the ongoing conflict ........................................25
 4.1 Safety challenges for Pakistani media ...........................................254.2 Media distortion .............................................................................304.3 Information vacuum ......................................................................324.4 Quality of journalism......................................................................334.5 Pakistan and Afghanistan: cross-border relations and news ......37
5 Recommendations...............................................39
5.1 Safety and security for journalists and media workers ................395.2 Pakistani-Afghan media relations .................................................435.3 Information vacuum and media distortion in conflict regions ....455.4 Quality of journalism......................................................................47
6 Annexes ...............................................................50
 
6.1 LIst of interviewees ........................................................................506.2 Literature .......................................................................................52

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