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Daily Archives: October 28, 2019

Pemra bars anchors from offering opinions in talk shows

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ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be another move to curb the media, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has barred television anchors from giving their “opinions” during talk shows and limited their role to “moderator”. In a scathing directive issued on a weekly holiday, the electronic media watchdog also directed the anchors hosting regular […]


Inapt analyses, negative remarks on TV : No word against state institutions, warns Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has banned regular TV talk show anchors from appearing in other talk shows. The authority also warned those indulging in “inappropriate and biased analyses and negative propaganda” of action. According to a Pemra’s announcement, under Pemra regulations, anchors are liable to host the show impartially and objectively […]


E-books, p-books coexisting in digital era, says Muneeza Shamsie

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The advent of e-books and e-readers in this digital age has definitely affected the reading patterns of people. Still, the era of printed books, or p-books, doesn’t seem to be over. Author Muneeza Shamsie made this point on Saturday evening as she spoke to a gathering organised by the Readerscafe at a coffee shop in […]


Pemra asks TV channels not to discuss sub-judice matters

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued new directives to all TV channels regarding analyses, views and discussion on sub-judice matters. In a statement issued here on Sunday, the regulatory authority said it has taken cognizance of various speculative TV talk shows whereby anchorpersons, in violation of code of conduct, have tried to […]