Balochistan Public Service Commission
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks.
Samungli Road Quetta Cantt.
COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE OFFICER (B-17)
Journalism/ Mass Communication
Marks:100...........February 09, 2002..........Time:3 Hours
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What is Journalism as defined by various writers? Is Modern Journalism a
Mission or Industry or both? Discuss with reference to National Press of Pakistan.
Editorial is the spokesman of a Newspaper. To whom does it speak and with what expectation? How can Editorial convey its message most effectively?
The Local Government System was introduced in Pakistan in August Last year as a revolutionary step towards democracy, please write a column for a daily news paper showing as to how this new system has worked in your District? What steps you propose for its improvement?
What is Media War? What role the media of Pakistan and India have been playing in recent months of mounting tension between the two countries on various issues?
A true Journalist must be all-rounder. He should have full grasp over the subjects reported upon. Please discuss with special reference to the need of research in realistic reporting.
What is terrorism? Why and how it takes birth? How can it be curbed?
Advertising is the art of selling an idea. What qualities a TV advertisement must possess to attract the viewers? What is the standard of present day advertisement of Pakistan Television?
How are Mass Communication and History related to each other? The newspaper pages contain History of today. How far can these guide the Historian of tomorrow?
The press is bridge between Government and People and vice versa. Discuss this function with special reference to the Code of Ethics the newspapers must observe to keep healthy communication between them in the national interest.
Please discuss any THREE of the following topics.
i. The need for periodic Wage Board Awards for employees of news papers.
ii. Over a hundred newspapers and periodicals are published in Balochistan. Is it mushroom growth of actual need of this Province? How can this number be kept on reasonable level?
iii. English Press in Balochistan.
iv. Permanent features of a daily newspaper,
v. Functions of a News Agency; and
vi. Merits and demerits of the recently increased seats in National and Provincial Assemblies with special reference to Balochistan.