QUETTA (ENNS) “The journalists must remain impartial, unbiased, read books to keep themselves updated and should highlight the collective interest issues,” adding the journalists should discharge their duties in line with the journalistic ethics and principles,” said senior journalist Shehzada Zulfikar, while speaking at a two-day training workshop for journalists, organized at a local hotel in the provincial capital Quetta.
Journalists across Balochistan including Quetta, Zhob, Kharan, Chaman, Ziarat, Noshki, Naseerabad, Pishin, Taftan, Nokundi and Dalbandin participated in the workshop.
The first-aid trainer Hasnain Ameen imparted knowledge and techniques about first-aid including bleeding control, injury, choking, fractures, bandages, dealing with an unconscious casualty, heart attack, snake bite, burns injury, electrocution and injured transportation in a wake of emergency during the training session.
The techniques were also practiced by the participants.
Hira Hameed briefed the participants about the effective communication skills, while Khalil Ahmed gave a comprehensive lecture on investigative journalism.
He stressed on the importance of neutrality and keeping credibility intact while reporting on sensitive issues.
Jehanzeb Raisani congratulated the journalists on attending a successful training and said that the media is a bridge between the government and the masses.
He emphasized that keeping in mind the sufferings of people in Balochistan every city should have a state-of-the-art emergency response center.
Meanwhile, certificates were also given away to the participants of workshop.