Publications and Reports | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) - Part 2Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) | Page 2

Paksitan Press Foundtion

Publications and Reports

PPF Weekly Media Content Monitoring Report of November 21-27

Pakistan Press Foundation

Freedom of Expression and media regulation news captured much space in the print and electronic media during the week. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA’s) harsh steps  were witnessed in curbing freedom of expression by suspending licences of two channels Neo News and Din News; while imposing fine on Sach TV along with both suspended […]


PPF Weekly Media Content Monitoring Report of November 14-20

Pakistan Press Foundation

Legislation for journalists’ protection soon: Information Minister                           While speaking at a program “Meet the Press” at Lahore Press Club State Minister for Information Maryam Aurangzeb said that incumbent government is giving due attention to safety and training of journalists. She further added […]


PPF Weekly Media Content Monitoring Report of November 7-13

Pakistan Press Foundation

Media Safety, News leaks, PEMRA related issues dominated the week. There were 57 news items out of 134 regarding Freedom of Expression; while 56 news items of Media Policy and Regulation in both monitored newspapers and television channels. Bill for the safety of journalists                       […]


PPF Weekly Media Content Monitoring Report of October 31- November 6

Pakistan Press Foundation

International Day to End Impunity   Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) released a report entitled “Justice delayed AND justice denied” on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Media on November 2. The report highlighted 47 cases of media workers being targeted and murdered and other 25 killed since 2002 while full filling their […]


Weekly Content Monitoring Report of October 24-30

Pakistan Press Foundation

Information Minister resigns over “Newsgate” controversy In an attempt to take appropriate action against all parties involved in the news leakage controversy, Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has withdrawn all the responsibilities of the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting. PM house handout said “Rashid has been asked to step down till the pending inquiry over […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report from October 17-23

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA imposed blanket ban on Indian content Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Absar Alam said that an application has been sent to the federal government for a total ban on Indian content. Pakistan Today reported on 19 October. PEMRA has imposed a ban and shall cancel license without a show-cause notice followed by the […]


Weekly Content Monitoring Report from October 10-16

Pakistan Press Foundation

Media resistance on placing Pakistan’s leading newspaper staffer on ECL The ban imposed on travel of noted journalist Cyril Almeida, assistant editor of daily Dawn dominated the coverage of media in Pakistan. During the week 50 news out of 58 in print and 97 stories out of 122 in TV. The decision of putting journalist’s […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report October 3- October 9

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA decided a crackdown against illegal Indian DTH Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has decided to start a crackdown against illegal Indian Direct-to-Home (DTH) from October 15. The News and Jang on October 3 reported that PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam said that civil and army intelligence, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), and Pakistan Telecommunication […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report September 26- October 2

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA Imposes fine on two channels The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has recommended imposing a fine on Neo TV over failure to edit the programme ‘Tabdeeli’ in which Zaid Hamid used offensive comments against scholars, politicians, advocates, judges and journalists. The News, The Nation, Express Tribune on September 30 reported that the 65th […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 19-25 September  

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA warned TV channels against airing foreign content PEMRA has issued a notice to television channels to remind them of the limit of telecasting Indian and foreign content on daily basis. Capital TV and News One aired tickers on September 24 while The Nation and Amn on September 25 reported that according to PEMRA rules, […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 12- 18 September

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA takes notice of two TV programmes for airing offensive content Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has taken the notice of two programmes on September 15 for airing offensive content against a religious minority. Express Tribune and Jang on September 16 while Dawn on September 17 reported the story that Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan’s President, […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 5-11 September

Pakistan Press Foundation

NA speaker office decides to lodge complaint against TV channels The office of National Assembly’s speaker has announced its decision to lodge a complaint against television channels with Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) for airing alleged fake news aimed at maligning the speaker and wrote a letter to the authority against parliamentary reporters. Abb […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 29 August- 4 September

Pakistan Press Foundation

PEMRA to take action against Indian DTH TV service Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has decided to take strict action against illegal Indian DTH (Direct-to-Home) TV service and airing of unnecessary foreign content by TV channels and cable operators. Aaj News on August 31 aired detailed news, while The Nation, Business Recorder, and Dawn […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 22-28 August

Pakistan Press Foundation

MQM workers attack media houses in Karachi Violent protesters of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) attacked two media houses – ARY News and Neo News – in Karachi, injuring three media workers. A Samaa TV DSNG van was also attacked, while a police van and a traffic police official’s motorcyle were reportedly set on fire. The […]