Digital media: An opportunity for youth to explore entrepreneurial ventures

Islamabad, February, 04: Pakistan’s distinguished media expert and strategist, Amir Jahangir, discussed the evolution of Pakistani media during a webinar. The session discussed that the evolution of media in Pakistan is not just a result of technical inventions but also a process of invention and social institutionalizing. The session was organized by DHA Suffa University’s Professional Development Center in collaboration with
Speaking on the session for the Professional Development Center (PDC), Farhat Umar, Director of the center said, that through such seminars DHA Suffa University hopes to encourage continuous skill enhancement across faculty, administration, students and society at large since it is the need of today’s knowledge-based economy. Such webinars led by industry thought leaders like Amir Jahangir, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rinsta Technologies, help with valuable idea recognition, incubation of new ideas and partnerships between industry and academia, which is imperative for the success of any economy.
Amir Jahangir described evolution as the process of continuous change from a lower, simpler, or worse to a higher, more complex, or better state. It is anticipated that journalists will start serving as editorial gatekeepers while producing more complex and qualitative work, following the AI enabled newsrooms. Mr. Jahangir also explained that since, 2000 the mobile revolution has impacted greatly on the attention span of the young people, while the attention span has reduced to Eight seconds only, however, the ability to do multitask has improved many folds as well.
Speaking at the webinar, Mohsin Iqbal, Chief Operating Officer for Tech Saeein, informed the participants that Tech Saeein and DHA Suffa University are working together to focus the attention of our young people, budding entrepreneurs and business leaders, on evolving industries, emergence of tech-based industries, the professional expertise required in tomorrow’s workforce and the emerging entrepreneurial opportunities in a post COVID-19 era.