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Pemra warns TV channels against airing defamatory remarks

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ISLAMABAD: In a rare but much-needed move, the otherwise inactive Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has warned all the television channels against airing live programmes, including interviews and speeches, containing defamatory and objectionable remarks, particularly against the army and judiciary. Pemra also issued an “advice” to all the satellite television channels to install a […]

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Senate panel asks govt to impose media code by 15th

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ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Monday asked the government to implement a code of conduct for the media before the July 15 and submit a compliance report at the next meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting. Senator Kamil Ali Agha chaired Monday’s meeting while Additional Secretary Information Chaudhry Azam told the […]

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Politicians, journalists condemn attacks on media

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ISLAMABAD: A meeting of leaders of various political parties, media and civil society organisations was held in Islamabad and the participants expressed serious concern over growing threats to freedom of expression, safety of journalists and press freedom. According to a press release, most participants apprehended that the threat to press freedom may culminate into a […]

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SC irked by misreporting of its proceedings

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ISLAMABAD: A statement attributed to a Supreme Court judge in a section of the press dominated Wednesday’s hearing initiated on defamatory and objectionable banners placed against him in different places of the capital. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja asked Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt to take up with the government the […]

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PBA has worked out code of conduct for media

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Abdur Rashid has told the National Assembly Special Committee on Information and Broadcasting that over two million Indian Direct to Home (DTH) satellite broadcasting systems are working in Pakistan. He said these DTH systems earn money from Pakistan to send it abroad and the government should act […]

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Govt has finalised code of conduct for private TV channels

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ISLAMABAD: The government has finalised a code of conduct for private TV channels by taking on board all stakeholders, the Standing Committee of National Assembly on Information and Broadcasting was told on Tuesday. At the first meeting of newly formed committee, chaired by MNA Marvi Memon, the officials of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting gave […]

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Media outlets urged to set better code of conduct

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By: Shazia Mehboob RAWALPINDI: With more influence comes greater responsibility – something that the electronic media, which is long out of its infancy, now needs to work upon by setting a code of ethics for broadcasting. This was the crux of a discussion on “Towards Ethical Media in Pakistan” organised by Rozan-Pakistan Coalition for Ethical […]

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