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Channels barred from airing shows regarding CJ issue

ISLAMABAD, June 2: Enraged by media coverage of the ongoing judicial crisis, the government on Saturday stopped satellite TV channels from telecasting programmes, including live talk shows and discussions, on the issue of the presidential reference against Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority sent a carefully-drafted letter to the managements […]


Editing freedom of electronic media stressed

KARACHI- The roundtable on “Imminent changes: prospective challenges” arranged by Citizens’ Media Commission (CMC) in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (a German foundation) at a local hotel appreciated the Musharraf government for having adopted measures for independent electrode media. It stressed the effective efforts and implementation of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) recently approved […]


Speakers call for lifting curbs on media

ISLAMABAD, Nov 19: Speakers on Monday criticised the government for slapping curbs on media and advocated for allowing the independent media organisations to work in an objective and unhindered manner for providing information to the public. Speaking at a seminar on “Restrictions on media and citizens’ right to information”, organised by the Sustainable Development Policy […]