Session on “Investigative Reporting”

A talk was held at DHA Suffa University on “Investigative Reporting” in the Auditorium on January 18th, 2022.  The seminar was attended by DSU faculty, and students.

Ms Ariba Shahid was the keynote speaker at the event. She is a business and economics journalist with two years of experience covering the State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan Stock Exchange, Startups, Macroeconomic
Developments, and FMCGs. She is a recipient of an Agahi Award in 2021 for the Pakistan – India Relations Category. She tweets as @aribashahid. In her free time, she is often found reminding Pakistani politicians that the stock market isn’t an accurate indicator of the economy. Her articles can be read at Profit Magazine by Pakistan Today, and she has been featured on BBC News, PTV World, Dawn, and Channel 5. She also works on Deal Street
Asia as a contributor as of Jan 1.

Ms. Shahid enlightened the audience on her own personal experience as an Investigative Reporter, and highlighted the best and most challenging aspects of her profession.  The talk was followed by an interesting question answer session which covered interesting topics including citizen reporting, and how journalism had changed with social media.

Both faculty and students found the session to be extremely informative and interesting.