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National Policy brief-7 Media Engagement Programs

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• This brief summarizes the findings of the seventh working group’s meeting on Counter-Violent Extremism (CVE), which explored how media can be engaged in CVE programs so that it neither glorifies extremists nor propagates radicalizing messages.
• The rise of militancy went parallel to proliferation of media. Media can play a significant role in reducing the appeal of violent extremist ideologies.
• The group also discussed so-called “militant media”, asking to regulate it.
• The trend of “fake news”, factually-incorrect news, and their readily acceptance by many is indicative of the trend of rising extremism...

Event Report:
Regulate conventional and new media to check extremism

Publisher: Pak Institute For Peace Studies (PIPS)