PMS Mass Communication Paper-I


PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONFOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OFPROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC.
 
MASS COMMUNICATION (OPTIONAL), PAPER-I
 
TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS                                 MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
Note: Attempt in English or Urdu.
Attempt any FIVE questions.
 
Q.1:     How press laws and ethics are distorted in Pakistan by media biases and political leanings? How government and NGOs influence media coverage in Pakistan?                                                                                          (20)
 
Q.2:   Give brief assessment of performance regarding cultural transmission of any five media houses in Pakistan. Would you like to advocate a ban on foreign channels like Star Plus? Give two arguments in support of your answer.  (20)
 
Q.3:       Describe brief history of Yellow Journalism. Explain this concept under the light of the examples from journalism in Pakistan? (20)
 
Q.4:   Sub-editing is a demanding job which requires special focus on catering accuracy, fairness, balance and objectivity? Do you agree? Do you think the sub-editor of a Pakistani newspaper is fulfilling this requirement without any pressure? Write your frank comments.                                                                                (20)
 
Q.5:     "Media has powerful effect on society". Discuss. Will a message communicated through CNN be much more effective than the message communicated through BBC or vice versa?                                                                          (20)
 
Q.6:     Radio is a medium of immediacy and has the largest size of audience and range. Do you agree? Give an argumentative answer.                                 (20)

Q.7:     "Today's media is highly commercialized and responsible for disruption in the society." Do you agree? Discuss.                                                     (20)

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