Pemra issues warning to music channel
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday issued a warning to 8XM music channel for exhibiting an indecent and objectionable song on February 26 in violation of the code of conduct implemented on the Supreme Court’s directives.
According to a Pemra press release issued here, the authority received countless complaints against the channel for telecast of the objectionable material on February 26 and the viewers demanded action against it as per rules.
It warned the channel to cautious in future and follow the code of conduct, and in case of any violation strict action would be taken under Pemra Ordinance 2002, Amended Pemra Act 2007 sections 29 and 30. The management of the channel was asked to inform the Pemra about its editorial policy of selection of the songs.