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Daily Archives: January 29, 2020

KPC Condemns Continued Denial of Internet to Media Outlets

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ISLAMABAD: The Kashmir Press Club (KPC) in Srinagar has strongly condemned the continued denial of internet services to media organizations and working journalists in the Kashmir Valley and asked the Indian government to restore them immediately. The issue was discussed at a meeting of the KPC’s office-bearers and special invitees, Kashmir Media Service reported. A […]

Pemra proposal to regulate online content services rejected

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ISLAMABAD: A total of 19 organisations and 36 prominent individuals have rejected a Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) proposal to regulate internet television and over-the-top (OTT) content services. The critics described the proposal as an attempt to gag voices that have disappeared from mainstream electronic media and turned to internet television, also known as […]

Body to be formed for effective implementation of advertising policy: PIO

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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has said that all former governments had obliged only a few big media groups while ignoring local and regional newspapers. Advertising policy should be formulated in consultation with stakeholders and the same must promote media industry rather being a reason to curtail it. This was stated by Dr. Jabbar […]

‘Role of press is to challenge people in power’

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KARACHI: The role of the press is to challenge the people in government and power. The security situation has improved in Pakistan, which is why we encourage tourists to come here, though there are areas of reservation. We have expressed our concern to the Indian government regarding the human and constitutional rights situation in Kashmir. […]

PTV clarifies news report

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ISLAMABAD (PR) – The Pakistan Television has rejected a news report published in a section of media regarding PTV’s operations, future business plans and restructuring including the recommendation to review the TV license fee by its Board of Directors terming it ill-founded, incomplete and is based on facts quoted completely out of context. It said, constituted […]

Right to information: a guardian of democracy

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“Democracy dies behind the closed doors”, said the American judge Damon Keith in a very famous “Detroit Free” case. The right to information that hereinafter will be referred to as RTI has been defined and adopted up till now by almost a hundred countries as per their norms, and legal and socio-economic mores. It has […]

Shahzeb Khanzada stands by his show on PTI’s Tareen, says will not apologise

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Anchorperson Shahzeb Khanzada, in reply to the Rs1 billion defamation notice sent to him by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen, said he stands by the statements made in his television programme which he claimed were substantiated by documents and news reports. On Jan 25, Tareen had sent defamation notices worth Rs1 billion each to […]