LAHORE - The Government College University Lahore Young Journalists Society has organized an evening with eminent editors, columnists and journalists and discussed the challenges confronting fourth pillar of the state. GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ikramul Haq chaired the ceremony while eminent journalist and analyst renowned anchorperson and a large number of other reputed journalists were also present on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ikramul Haq said that the media was a watchdog of public interest, carrier of information, promoter of a free and balanced debate, and was the most dynamic institution representing the civil society. He said the role of media has certainly become more critical in the wake of contemporary situation of Pakistani national milieu. He said media not only has to inform the masses rather it has to hold the powers that be accountable. Prof, Ikram strongly demanded that the individuals and groups responsible for the suppression of journalists must be exposed and punished. Later, the Young Journalists Society Executive Committee (Session 2010-2011), which include President Amina Ahmed, Senior Vice President (female) Shakila Rehman, Senior Vice President (male) Shiekh Mateen, Vice President Arooma Shahzad, General Secretary Rizwan Khan an others were awarded certificates and shields for their extraordinary performance in the extracurricular activities. The Young Journalists Society Executive Committee (Session 2009-2010), which include President Rana Saifullah, Senior Vice President Amina Ahmed, Vice President Shakila Rehman, Officer Secretary Quratul Anne, Event Coordinators Arooma Shahzad and Shan-e-Fatima and executive members Sakin Liaqat, Ayesha and Sana, were also honoured at the ceremony.