Quetta: Workshop on Reporting on Delimitation was conducted by Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) in Quetta, on Thursday.
This was the last workshop in the series of one-day workshops conducted by CEJ across Pakistan.
Aamer Ahmed Khan, former news director Aaj TV and senior BBC correspondent and Shabir Ahmed, a senior elections expert, conducted the training.
The full-day training was attended by journalists from different media organizations, lecturers, and students of universities.
Shabir Ahmed imparted detailed training to the journalists on how to accurately conduct delimitation of constituencies. He provided insight into the process based on his experience working for Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other election-focused organizations.
Answering the questions of the participants, Aamer Ahmed Khan said that journalists normally report the results and surface details and do not cover the reasons for victory or defeat in the election. He lamented the lack of measurability of viewership in Pakistan which He termed as the biggest contributor to the plight of Television media in Pakistan.
Certificates were distributed among the participants of the training at the end.
Participants appreciated CEJ and the trainers for traveling to Quetta to impart training on the very useful topic of constituency delimitation.
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