Two-day training workshop for Journalists concludes

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A two-day training workshop for new and mid-career journalists organized by Pakistan Information Center, a special project of Press Information Department (PID), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting concluded on Thursday. This workshop was held at the Information Service Academy Islamabad.

The theme of this training workshop was “News Authenticity and Tools to Counter the Fake News & Anti-State Propaganda”. The main objective of the workshop was to enlighten the participants on the need and importance of countering fake news and negative propaganda.

This two-day training workshop was inaugurated by Federal Secretary Information and Broadcasting Ms. Shahira Shahid a day earlier.

On the second day of workshop, in the first session, Khyber TV Director Hassan Khan gave a detailed presentation to the participants about information warfare and propaganda tools and countering propaganda and answered the questions of the participants of the training workshop.

This was followed by the second session. Former Director General of Radio Pakistan, Murtaza Solangi, highlighted the importance of verifying of facts and figures before publication of the news story.

He told the participants about the strategy to counter the propaganda against the state. The third session of the Training Workshop was conducted by the Director General of Information Service Academy, Saeed Ahmed Sheikh.