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ECP directs PEMRA to issue warning to two private channels for code violation

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 08 (APP): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to issue a warning to two private channels for not following the commission’s code of conduct for the media. The commission has written a letter to PEMRA, urging it to caution the two channels for […]


The govt must ensure there are no internet disruptions on polling day

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In the run up to the February 8 general elections in Pakistan, there has been constant paranoia about the state of internet access. This is not unfounded because social media platforms have been blocked at least six times in the past year alone, and the uncertainty was compounded by the fact that there has been complete lack […]


Social media election: Digital platforms take centerstage in campaign strategy for Pakistan 2024 polls

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ISLAMABAD: Members of the social media teams of Pakistan’s major political parties said on Wednesday digital platforms were extensively utilized in the lead-up to the general elections tomorrow to influence young voters, as experts pointed out that politics and social media had become inseparable in today’s Internet age. According to Pakistan’s election commission, young voters […]


Media and mental health

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A SCENE from a Pakistani television drama shows an emotionally fraught woman, begging a psychiatrist to give her something that will make her feel numb. The psychiatrist agrees, prescribing medications and providing suggestions for ways to relax. In its way, the scene shows progress in Pakistan, a normalisation on popular television of the help that […]


Internet services suspended in Makran

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ISLAMABAD: Internet services have been suspended in Makran region of Balochistan because of security threats, Election Management System (EMS) Project Director Col (retd) Muhammad Saad Ali on Wednesday revealed – just a day before the general polls. Talking to media personnel in Islamabad, the EMS project director elaborated that there could be some delay in […]


PEMRA sets up monitoring center to ensure fair coverage of polls

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As the country gears up for general elections scheduled for Feb 8 (Thursday) the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has established a dedicated monitoring center to oversee broadcasting activities across television channels, reported the 24NewsHD TV channel. Pemra Director General Operations Muhammad Tahir while talking to 24 News exclusively said that the authority has […]