- Chaudhry says nobody has given a lot time to the nation’s media as in comparison with PM Imran Khan
- Says PTI began media reforms in 2018 and created the digital media wing in 2020.
- Says the state media has been used for selling celebration stances.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry mentioned Friday that Prime Minister Imran Khan is absolutely conscious of the significance of media and he understands the ability of public opinion.
“Nobody has given as a lot time to the nation’s media as Prime Minister Imran Khan,” mentioned Chaudhry whereas addressing the Digital Media Improvement Programme.
The minister mentioned that the way forward for the younger technology is linked to digital media. “We began media reforms in 2018 and created the digital media wing in 2020,” mentioned Chaudhry.
He added that previously, the state media had been used for selling celebration stances. “We turned Pakistan Tv into excessive definition TV,” mentioned Chaudhry.
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He mentioned that Radio Pakistan’s cell software has now change into “the most effective apps”.
Earlier as we speak, PM Imran Khan had mentioned that his authorities will not be towards a free media, and solely has an issue with “faux information and propaganda”, claiming the incumbent regime had given “extra freedom than ever” to information organisations.
“[Fake news] is degrading for the nation,” the prime minister mentioned, as he addressed the launch ceremony of the Digital Media Improvement Programme.