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innovation journalism program pakistan

Innovation Journalism Program Pakistan

Amir Jahangir

Innovation Journalism Program, Pakistan

Stanford University

21 May 2007

journalism in pakistan
What is missing?

Technology and Innovation: Economic Impact

Journalism in Pakistan
  • News
  • Current Affairs
  • Politics
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Finance, Economic and Business News
slide4

“The goal is to increase public focus on innovation, competitiveness, business and technology,” Omar Ayub Khan, Chairman, Competitiveness Support FundNovember 2005

linking finance to innovation competitiveness competitiveness support fund partners
Linking Finance to Innovation & CompetitivenessCompetitiveness Support FundPartners:
slide6

Operational Windows of the CSF

2006

2006

2007

2008

INNOVATION JOURNALISM PROGRAM

innovation journalism program for pakistan

Capacity Building of Working Journalists

International Innovation Journalism Program at Stanford

New Resource Development

Innovation Journalism Program for Pakistan

Phase Two

Innovation Journalism Program, Pakistan

Phase One

Phase Three

innovation journalism program
Innovation Journalism Program
  • Increase public focus on innovation and competitiveness, business and technology through media
  • Improve communication within and across sectors and clusters
phase 1 international injo program at the stanford university
Phase 1: International InJo Program at the Stanford University
  • 2006-2009 - 12 leading Pakistani journalists will participate in the Innovation Journalism Fellowship Program.
  • Each Fellow will refine expertise in reporting on innovation and become a part of the INJO community.
  • The Program will:
    • Bridge technology and business reporting in Pakistan;
    • Pakistani reporting linked with newsrooms in the US and other countries.
phase 1 tci annual conferences
Phase 1: TCI Annual Conferences
  • Participation of 13 leading journalists at The Competitiveness Institute’s Annual Conferences 2006 -2009
  • Interaction with journalists and cluster practitioners
  • Brainstorming on leading issues concerning competitiveness
  • Involving the private sector
the selection criteria
The Selection Criteria
  • A committee of senior journalists and media professionals selects the Fellows for the Innovation Journalism Program.
  • The selection criteria is based on:
      • Understanding of innovation concepts
      • Experience and track record
      • Influence amongst contemporaries
      • Aptitude for innovative thinking
progress for the phase 1 2006 2007

Progress for the Phase 1 (2006-2007)

Participation as INJO Fellows: 2

Participation at TCI Conferences: 3

No. of journalists involved (print): 185

No. of journalists involved (electronic): 68

No. of News Articles in Print: 523

No. of News Stories/Packages on Electronic Media: 54

phase 2 capacity building of working journalists
Phase 2: Capacity Building of Working Journalists
  • Interactive workshops and training sessions for working journalists in collaboration with WEF and INJO Program – 9 Pillars of GCR
  • InJo Fellows to be mentors for these interactions
  • Subsequently participants to increase public focus through news, articles and reports
  • Journalist of the Year Awards – 9 Pillars
innovation journalism competitiveness support fund world economic forum
Innovation JournalismCompetitiveness Support Fund & World Economic Forum

Global Competitiveness Report

91 / 125 2006-2007

94 / 114 2005-2006

Global Information Technology Report

84 / 115 2006-2007

67 / 114 2005-2006

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Methodology for the Global Competitiveness Index Has 9 Key “Pillars”

Weighting of Global Competitiveness Index 9 “Pillars” - INJO

Ranks.

Basic Requirements (50%)WeightPakIndia

1. Institutions 12.5% 79 34

2. Infrastructure 12.5% 67 62

3. Macroeconomy 12.5% 86 88

4. Health and Primary Education 12.5% 108 93

Efficiency Enhancers (40%)

5. Higher Education and Training 13.3% 104 49

6. Market Efficiency 13.3% 54 21

7. Technological Readiness 13.3% 89 55

Innovation and Sophistication (10%)

8. Business Sophistication 5.0% 66 25

9. Innovation 5.0% 60 26

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Methodology for the Global Information Technology Index has 3 sub-indexes

Measuring the Network Readiness Index (NRI)

  • The NRI is composed of three component indexes which assess:
  • environment for ICT offered by a country or community
  • readiness of the community\'s key stakeholders (individuals, business and governments)
  • usage of ICT among these stakeholders.
  • Current state of the competitiveness in Pakistan\'s ICT; (84/122)
  • The global information technology report (2006 -2007) – “Connecting to the networked Economy” indicates that Pakistan has shown a gradual decline in last three years; it has moved from 63 in 04 to 84 in 07; The reports rankings for Pakistan out of 122 countries.
phase 2 media platforms to enhance innovation competitiveness
Phase 2: Media Platforms to Enhance Innovation & Competitiveness
  • Objective: Creation of media platforms to highlight innovation
  • Grants to media for successful projects with emphasis on innovative:
    • Processes
    • Practices
    • Ideas
    • Success Stories

projects on triple helix model

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PTV

GEO

  • Documentary Competition on Innovation
  • Grants upto US$ 12,500
  • GEO: Airtime and support in print, web and radio
  • 4 documentaries:
    • Innovation Management
    • Innovation Ecosystem
    • Innovation - Technological Readiness
    • Innovation for Poverty Alleviation
  • Increase innovation content in electronic media
  • Daily 10 minutes news program on business and economy
    • Program to run Monday – Saturday
    • TOTAL= 52 hours annual airtime concentrating on innovation
  • Next: Weekly – 25 minutes on WEF Pillars & Innovation
role of innovation journalism in economic growth

COMPETITIVENESS

Innovation

Cluster

Development

Business

Incubation

Establish

Industry-Academia

Linkages

SME Access

To Finance

Role of Innovation Journalism in Economic Growth

Boost Economic Growth

Journalists will be reporting on various issues related to Innovation and Competitiveness

Improve Competitiveness of Pak. Economy

Better Employment/

Job Creation

Knowledge-based

Enterprise Dev.

Upgrade Enterprise Competitiveness

COMPETITIVENESS SUPORT FUND

phase 3 new resource development
Phase 3: New Resource Development
  • Identification of four geographical regions
  • Three universities from each region on the basis of their core competencies:
      • Business, economics
      • Technology
      • Journalism
  • Institutions / Universities collect information on competitiveness and innovation on various industrial clusters
  • Journalism schools to develop content for media on innovation and competitiveness.
  • InJo Fellows will act as mentors along with the journalists involved in the capacity building initiative
slide24

Universities for theinnovationprogram

Qaid-e-AzamBaharia UniversityFatimah Jinnah Women University

University of Peshawar

M.I. Sciences

Baluchistan University or

BUITMS

IBA

NED University

Mass Comm, KU

LUMS

UET

Punjab Univ.

outcome of the program
Outcome of the Program

The 3 year program will innovative thinkers:

  • Phase 1: 24
      • working journalists
  • Phase 2: 450
      • Editors, working journalists & management
  • Phase 3: 288
      • Future media leaders

TOTAL 762

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Amir Jahangir

Innovation Journalism Program, Pakistan

Consultant,

Competitiveness Support Fund

# 53, Street No. 1, F-6/3, Islamabad – 44000, Pakistan

Phone: +92-51-2272042 / 43

Fax: +92-51-2270358

E-mail: [email protected]

www.competitiveness.org.pk

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 1 Institutions (12.5% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
  • Diversion of Public Funds (to investments) 74  67
  • Public trust in Government 83  55
  • Judicial independence 87  80
  • Favouritism in decisions of government officials 68 52
  • Wastefulness of government spending 48 42
  • Business costs of terrorism 94 55
  • Weakening
  • Property Rights 87  95
  • Burden of government regulation 101  122
  • Ethical behaviour of firms 44  82
  • Efficacy of corporate boards 116  123
  • Protection of minority shareholders interests27  57
  • (Private sector)

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 2 Infrastructure (12.5% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
  • Overall infrastructure quality 77  67
  • Railroad infrastructure 59  39
  • Quality of port infrastructure 68  52
  • Weakening
  • Quality of air transport infrastructure 53  59
  • Quality of Electricity supply 86  87

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 3 Macroeconomy (12.5% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Interest Rate Spreads 67  37
  • Weakening
  • Inflation (hard data) 84  99
  • National Saving rate (hard data) 88  92
  • Government Surplus/Deficit (hard data) 64  89
  • Government Debt/GDP ratio (hard data) 68  69
  • Real Effective Exchange rate 38  45

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 4 Health and Primary Education (12.5% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Net Primary Enrollment (hard data) 115  112
  • Weakening
  • Infant Mortality 105  109
  • Business Impact of Malaria 62  101
  • Tuberculosis Prevalence (hard data) 93  101
  • Business Impact of Tuberculosis 51  99
  • Life Expectancy at Birth 93  97
  • Business Impact of HIV/AIDS 84  89
  • Malaria Prevalence (hard data) 84  87

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 5 - Higher Education and Training (13.33% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Gross Tertiary Enrollment Ratio (hard data) 109  106
    • Extent of Staff Training 107  91
    • Quality of Math and Science Education 86  85
    • Quality of Educational System 89  74
  • Weakening
  • Gross Secondary Enrollment Ratio 110  112
  • Local Availability of Specialized
  • Research and Training Services 75  83
  • Quality of Management Schools 58  71

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 6 – Market Efficiency (13.33% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Hiring and Firing Practices 49  26
    • Time Required to Start a Business 33  30
    • Extent and Effect of Taxation 95  33
    • Ease of Access to Loan 73 42
    • Efficiency of Legal Framework 97  91
    • Cooperation in Labor-Employer Relations 95  77
    • Intensity of Local Competition 79  73
  • Weakening
  • Soundness of Banks 34  84
  • Brain Drain 58  73
  • Foreign Ownership Restrictions 56  72

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 7 - Technological Readiness (13.33% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Laws Relating to ICT 78  65
  • Weakening
  • Cellular telephones
  • (subscribers per 100 people-hard data) 111  115
  • Personal Computers
  • (per 100 people-hard data) 106  113
  • Internet Users
  • (users per 10,000 people-hard data) 102  107
  • Firm-level Technology Absorption 47  85
  • Technological Readiness 74  77
  • FDI and Technology Transfer 40  75

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 8 – Business Sophistication (5.0% of GCI Score) Part of the BCI

  • Improvements2005  2006
    • Quality of National Business Environment 75  67
  • Weakening
    • Value Chain Presence 35  47
    • Sophistication of Company 67  72Operations & Strategy

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Global Competitiveness Report 2006

Pillar 9 – Innovation (5.0% of GCI Score)

  • Improvements2005  2006
  • Capacity for innovation 74  38
  • Intellectual property protection 79  38
  • Government Procurement for 52  47
  • Technology Product
    • University /industry research collaboration 72  61
  • Company spending on research & development 59  51
  • Quality of scientific research institutions 63  62
  • Weakening
  • Utility Patents (Hard Data) 78  78
  • Availability of scientists and engineers 67  78
  • Technology Product

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