ISLAMABAD: A week-long training workshop on ‘Television Newsroom Management, Workflow and News,’ organised jointly by Mishal Pakistan and National University of Modern Languages (NUML), concluded Wednesday with a note that journalists should ensure responsibility of professional standards in the age of internet media.
More than 20 faculty members participated in the training session. The workshop was aimed to enhance the capacity of the teaching staff, making them aware of current trends and issues in television newsroom management, workflow and news.
Federal Secretary Saleem Ranjha, Mishal Pakistan Chief Executive Officer Amir Jahangir, founder and President of Agahi Puruesh Chaudhary and youth leader, social activist and entrepreneur Farzana Yaqoob also graced various sessions as guests of honour.
The lead trainer, DBT News and Current Affairs Director Tahir Dhindsa said, “People who are legitimately attempting to deliver honest news are really facing a tough, uphill climb.”
Shabbir Wahgra, an award-winning broadcast journalist, blogger and documentary producer, working with PTV World and Asadullah Khan, who help launched several satellite television channels of Pakistan, also conducted a workshop.
Mishal Pakistan is playing its part in promoting media ethics through various initiatives involving journalists and media houses.