MCM304 : Mass Media in Pakistan

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Course Info

Course Category

Mass Communication

Course Level


Credit Hours



MCM101, MCM311, MCM515


Syed Mohammed Mehdi
PhD Mass Communication
Punjab University

Course Contents

Evolution of Mass media Emergence and role of print media in the sub-continent Mass media after independence & Ayyub khan's era Role of Pakistani Mass media in Ayyub khan's era Changes in mass media in Ayyub khan's era & its impacts Expected role of Mass media in crisis of 1971 Role of Mass media after the crises of 1971 Role of Mass media in the Era of 1977 to 1988 Mass media in the Era of 1988 to 1999 Pakistan towards press freedom Role of print media after 2000 The present situation of print media in Pakistan Newspaper content and changes in it over the period of time New trends of journalism in Pakistan Magazine Journalism News Agency Press and Government Press and Government II Press and Government III Press and Government IV State of media in different societies Radio broadcasting-A big development in Mass communication Radio in Pakistan I Radio in Pakistan II Radio in Pakistan-services and formats Radio & development communication Loud Speakers, Audio Cassettes & Tape Recorders Television Television And VCR Pakistan Television Impact Of Television On Society Impact Of Television On Society II War and Television Regulation of Television Effects Of Global Culture On Our Culture Motion Picture/ Film Pakistan Film Industry Downfall Of Pakistan Film Industry And Emergence Of Commercial Theatre Exploitation Of Film As A Medium Of Communication Computer – A Medium Of Mass Communication Impact Of Computer Technology Importance Of Mass Media Effect Of Other Organizations On Mass Media And Its Performance