MCM304 GDB Solution Fall 2012

PTV news is a state owned channel whereas GEO news is a private organization both are renowned for their reasons and policies. You may have observed the differences in the coverage and reporting of different issues on both channels.

Discuss that how ownership affects the coverage of news stories. Support your opinion with the recent issue of “Supreme Court Regulations for the Prime Minister to write a letter to Swiss Authorities” from both channels.


PTV is playing its vital role as been a state owned channel. It is supporting the decision made by Super Court regarding the letter to be written to Swiss Authorities. GEO news has been criticizing Supreme court for late decision and post-ponding hearings  of the case in which son of  Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary is involved.