Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media, Self Expression

Freedom of Speech

Pakistan got its first constitution, nine years after independence, on March 23, 1956. This constitution guaranteed the right to freedom of expression under Article 8. The freedom of press was not mentioned here. This constitution was based on the Government of India Act of 1935 and was abrogated by the military regime of Field Marshal… Continue reading Freedom of Speech

Advertisements
Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media

Zuckerberg-ization

Social media is now the main source of news for the whole world, especially young people: 61% of American millennials say Facebook is their¬†primary source¬†of political news. Social media has portrayed itself as the gatekeeper, people expect the social media to play the role of an impartial arbiter of the information we receive, upholding freedom… Continue reading Zuckerberg-ization

Awaaz, Freedom of speech on social media

Speak up before its too late.

Social media and is a fantastic way to get people to express themselves. Whether it it be via a Facebook status, writing on walls, Twitter updates, photos you share, these are all extensions of you and your personality. They help portray your interests, your views and help show people who you are. They offer a… Continue reading Speak up before its too late.