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Agahi awards on September 21

Published: September 15, 2013

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Agahi awards on September 21Monday, September 16, 2013 – Islamabad—Mishal Pakistan will host second round of annualjournalism awards ‘Agahi Awards 2013’ here on September 21. The awards will be given in collaboration with leading press clubs across country, local and international media developmentbodies, regulatory authorities, private sector and other stakeholders.

The Agahi Awards are an annual series of awards for journalism in Pakistan, developed under the umbrella of the Credibility Lab at Mishal for creating an appreciation methodology for ethical and quality content.

The evaluation methodology and criteria of the awards has been designed on the pillars of Media Development Indicators of UNESCO, in collaboration with the Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) and UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The Awards were inaugurated in March 2012 and have become the most prestigious awards for the journalism in Pakistan, said a press release issued here on Friday.

The Awards have created appreciation for journalism in more than twenty different categories including business and economy, conflict, corruption, crime, education, infotainment, the nexus between water, energy and food security, gender and governance, health, extremism and terrorism.

to be part of a panel discussion on “Current Affair Anchors’ Role in forming public opinion”

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