This course is designed to acquaint the student with the role of Muslim Press in sub-continent with reference to the work of eminent Muslims Journalists, and its role during Freedom movement and struggle for Pakistan. It is further designed to help student to have a look on the evolution of Print and electronic Media in Pakistan from Beginning till date, with reference to their problem and prospects.
1 Historical Background:
a) Beginning of printing and publishing in the World.
b) Growth of Muslim Press in the sub-continent.
c) Role of sir Syed Ahmed khan, Moulana Hasrat Mohani, Moulana Muhammed Ali Johar, Moulana Abul Kalam Azad and Zafar Ali Khan.
d) Press and Pakistan Movement.
2. History and Development of Press:
a) Major Developments and problem of Press in Pakistan since Independence.
3. Electronic Media In Pakistan:
a) Brief Introduction to Media in Pakistan.
b) Growth & expansion of Radio, Television and Film in Pakistan.
c) Growth of Cable television and its cultural and ethical dimensions.
d) Electronic Media in Private sector. F.M radio & Satellite Television.
e) On-line Journalism: development and future prospects.
a) Introduction to journalism. (concept and significance)
b) Function of Journalism, Quality Journalism, Yellow Journalism, Popular Journalism, embedded Journalism, online Journalism.
c) Understanding Journalistic norms.
d) The role of journalists in a democracy.
f) Social, cultural, political and economic influences on the practice and profession of journalism.
Course Learning Outcomes
At the End of this course Students will be able to understand the history of Mass media with reference to Pakistan and development of media according to Pakistan's culture and society.
How printing has evolved to present age
The History of Printing and Printing Processes
CENTURY VISE HISTORY OF PRINTING
Evolution of printing in the world
history of Muslim Press
Role of press in Pakistan Movement
major newspapers and role of Muslim press in subcontinent
Development of Print Media in Pakistan
Role of Media in Pakistan
Problems faced by Pakistani Press during different governments
Brief Introduction of Media Landscape in Pakistan
History of film in Pakistan
Book Title : A History of Mass Communication- Six Information Revolutions
Author : Irving Fang
Edition : First
Publisher : Focal Press
Book Title : Film History: An Introduction
Author : David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson
Edition : 2nd
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education