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PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 12- 18 September

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 15-21 August

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Two Dawn News employees injured Two employees of Dawn News TV channel sustained bullet injuries in an armed attack in Landhi area of the metropolis on August 17. Dawn News and Express News on August 17 and Abb Takk on August 18 aired this news, while Dawn, Business Recorder, Express Tribune newspapers on August 18 […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 8-14 August

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Quetta Blast kills 2 journalists At least 73 people, mostly lawyers and two journalists killed, whereas more than a hundred injured in Quetta blast on August 8. After the murder of president of the Balochistan Bar Association (BBA) Bilal Anwar Kasi, a large number of lawyers gathered outside the emergency ward of the Provincial Sandeman […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 1-7 August

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No compromise on freedom of electronic media: PEMRA chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman AbsarAlam said in a press conference that freedom of electronic media is our responsibility, and we will never allow it to be compromised. To a question about the decline of a leading private television channel on placement,he replied, “Pemra […]


PPF Weekly Content Monitoring Report 25-31 July

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored different newspapers and television channels from July 25 to 31 and covered the following media related news: Geo News moved to last numbers on July 28 and made inaccessible in many areas; PEMRA seeks government help; Channels violating code of conduct; PTI workers misbehave with media men; Committee directs PEMRA […]


Content Monitoring Report 18 July to 24 July

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Qandeel Baloch’s murder and Media Mainstream and social media questioned the role of Pakistani media in honour killing of social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch by his brother. Many criticized the media, particularly television for exploiting women for ratings and audiences. Ansar Abbasi in his column, “Qandeel Baloch Kay Qatal Mei Media KaKirdar” (Role of media […]


PPF Media Content Monitoring Report July 11-17

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored different newspapers and television channels from July 11 to 17 and covered the following media related news: Imran Khan denies the news about his third marriage, PTI files complaint with PEMRA against television channels, PEMRA imposes fine on TV channels, defamation case filed against anchoreperson Mubasher Lucman, PFUJ Unification Committee’s […]


Content Monitoring Report from July 4 to July 10

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored different newspapers and television channels from July 4 to July 10 from which following media related stories were highlighted PEMRA approached Supreme Court for ban on Geo TV’s show, harassment case against director news of PTV, unethical reporting by television channels, tax relief to electronic media, responsible role of print […]


Content Monitoring Report from June 27 to July 3

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Monitoring print and electronic media from June 27 to July 3, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) foundissues related to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). They included PEMRA banninga Geo TV’s programmefor 3 days; Sindh High Court (SHC) suspendedthe PEMRA’s ban on ‘InaamGhar’; PEMRA approved issuance of licences; PEMRA asked to take action against some TV […]


PPF Media Monitoring Report June 20-26

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored print and electronic media’s week-long news from June 20 to June 26 in which following media related news were recorded: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) invites applications for issuing DTH satellite TV distribution service licenses; PEMRA asks TV channels to broadcast apologies for controversial views; Notice issued to private […]


PPF Weekly Media Monitoring Report June 13-19

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored print and electronic media’s week-long news from June 13 to 19 in which it found following issues: Print and electronic media widely covered news related to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) notice to television channels, Sindh Assembly banned live media coverage of its events owing to security concerns, Nation […]