Aitzaz Ahsan | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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The media and polarisation

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I have yet to hear a strong voice in the media saying the allegations should be probed and the principle of innocent till proved guilty should be held paramount till the final verdict is out I feel a little odd writing this for the op-ed pages of a newspaper but then I believe it has […]

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Suspension of ARY licence: Pemra’s decision widely criticized

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Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has condemned Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) decision to suspend the licence of ARY News for 15 days and fine the channel Rs10 million, without serving it any notice. “It seems to me that Pemra is not aware of its own laws,” Aitzaz said while speaking to […]

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Senators strongly oppose ban on Geo

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ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Senate on Monday vehemently opposed shutting down of Geo TV, warning that if this was done, the media would weaken, and the resulting situation will be threatening to democracy. Senators were intrigued over the process of bringing people on the roads and provoking them about a morning show by Geo entertainment […]

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