Proof: Pakistani News channel Going Overboard in Crime Reporting: Crime news reports are an important part of digital media and the news industry, especially in Pakistan.
Proof: Pakistani News channel Going Overboard in Crime Reporting
While it is necessary to report such shocking news to spread awareness about the negative aspects of our society, transmitting this content for long periods of time unnecessarily is something that should be restricted.
In addition, it questions the impact on society after transmitting such news for longer periods. Chudhry’s tweet on the microblogging platform has received a mixed response.
The horrible incident of Sahiwal dominated the minutes recorded in the news channels. The pattern of reporting crimes is, more or less, the same throughout the year, with a massive focus on negative news.
Here below the Fawad Chaudhary Tweet
جب آپ اتنا زیادہ وقت کرائم کی خبروں کو دیں گے تو اس سے معاشرےپر کیا اثرات آئیں گے؟ میری میڈیا سے اپیل ہے اس پالیسی پر نظرثانی کریں ، ہر خبر کا بریکنگ ہونا اہم نہیں ہوتا۔ pic.twitter.com/wVKi5BrW4Q— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) January 23, 2019
Here is a breakdown of the records of crime reports from January 1 to January 22, 2019, shared by the Federal Minister of Information and Dissemination, Fawad Chaudhry.
The minister has urged the media to review its policy of broadcasting news about crimes, and says it is not important that all news be transmitted as breaking news. Let’s take a look at how people have reacted to your suggestion to reduce the number of minutes of negative news.
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