Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Media History, Press Laws & Ethics

· History of Printing – early Journalism of the sub continent of Indo-Pakistan, England and the USA
· Role of the Muslim press in freedom struggle of 1857 and Pakistan movement during March 23, 1940 to August 14, 1947
· Impact of postal, telegraphic telephone and fax services on journalism
· History of media laws in the sub-continent.
· Press laws and regulations in Pakistan: PPO & RPPO.
· Law of Contempt and Defamation
· Freedom of Information Ordinance
· Electronic media Regulatory Act
· Freedom of the press in Pakistan: Past & Present
· Press Organizations of Pakistan
· Issue of Ethics of Journalism and Press Councils
Credit hours/ Marks:- 4

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