Daily Archives: January 21, 2020

Another attempt at media control

Pakistan Press Foundation

This government keeps coming up with ever new schemes to control the media. The plan to set up special media courts having been thwarted by all stakeholders, it has now devised another policy to ‘manage’ the print and electronic media by centralizing allocation of advertisements to them. A few days ago, the Prime Minister’s Office […]

NA committee slams Pemra over Vawda controversy

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Mon­day expressed concern over the performance of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), describing the interpretation of its code of conduct a double standard. The committee has directed the Pemra chairman to appear in person and explain the regulator’s mechanism, especially in the […]