CSS Journalism & Mass Communication 2015



Q.2. Discuss the need and importance of Journalistic interview. Also provide a List of 12 hypothetical questions that you might ask a Finance Minister of Pakistan on current economic conditions. Pay particular attention to the order of questions and other techniques. (20)

Q.3. Write an essay on the freedom of media and social responsibility. Do you think Pakistani media are being socially responsible for its functioning? Explain with arguments.  The hypodermic needle theory of mass media is no more working as it is based on vertical communication. The alternative media communication approach is fulfilling people’s social and psychological needs gratification. Discuss both the approaches with examples from Pakistani perspective. (20)

Q.4. Write short notes on the following: (20)

(a) Defamation

(b) Copy Right Act

(c) Media Ethics

(d) Free flow of information


Q.5. Critically discuss the impact of Media technology on our society. Explain with arguments and examples. (20)

Q.6. What is Propaganda? How is it different from Persuasion? Explain Propaganda devices with examples from Pakistani settings. (20)

Q.7. Discuss a critical appraisal of the ethical issues in Pakistani media. What suggestions do you have for acceptable media ethics for Pakistani media? (20)