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Geo closure not acceptable: Journalists

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KARACHI: Thousands of journalists from the Jang/Geo group and several other media organisations, during a protest demonstration outside the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) office, said that the closure of Geo TV was unacceptable for them and the journalist community would not hesitate to render any sacrifice for the cause of freedom of expression. […]

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SC to hear Geo’s plea about ‘hate campaign’

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ISLAMABAD: A three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja, will take up on Thursday a hurriedly filed petition of the Geo TV network, seeking immediate intervention to halt what it termed a hate campaign and provocations against it. The petition by the Independent Media Corporation asked the court to issue directives to […]

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Geo lowers profile after blasphemy row

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ISLAMABAD: Geo Television station said it was ramping up security on Tuesday after it became the object of dozens of blasphemy accusations for airing allegedly blasphemous song during a morning show with an actress. The television is scrubbing logos off its vans and limiting staff movements after receiving scores of threats over allegedly blasphemous content, […]

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Suspension of Geo TV licence: Media crisis turns into Pemra chaos

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ISLAMABAD: The media crisis that has been gripping the nation for a month took a turn for the worse on Tuesday evening when a meeting held by a few members of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) announced the suspension of three licences — Geo News, Geo Entertainment and Geo Tez — of Geo […]

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