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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 […]


PPF Weekly Monitoring Report June 6-12

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) monitored print and electronic media’s week-long news from June 6 to 12 in which it found following issues: PEMRA decided to launch a crackdown on illegal Indian Direct to Home Licensing (DTH) television business, Sindh Assembly was set to introduce improved security system inside and outside its building from its session […]


PPF weekly monitoring report of TV channels and newspapers

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In the week from May 30 to June 5, print and electronic media remained less flourished with news related to directives of Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to electronic media. Newspapers and television channels provided coverage to PEMRA meeting held under presidency of its Chairman Absar Alam that approved the launch of license process for […]


Pakistani media highlights active role of PEMRA to regulate content of television channels

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Print and electronic media in Pakistan highlighted the Supreme Courts of Pakistan (SC) anger over ineffectiveness of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in monitoring the content on news channels, the role of media in stability of democracy and misbehaving of activists of Pakistan Tehrik Insaf (PTI) with a journalist in London. PPF monitored 18 […]


Freedom of expression under threat: report

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New policies and practices can seriously undermine freedom of expression and safety of journalists, asserted in Pakistan Press Freedom report issued by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday The report cites that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) strict notifications to private television channels, banning on speeches and interviews by […]