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Chaudhry Rashid new Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority chairman

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By: Muhammad Saleh Zaafir ISLAMABAD: Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Rashid Ahmad has been appointed Chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) with immediate effect. The Establishment Division has issued the notification pertaining to his appointment, and he will assume charge of his new assignment on Monday. He is a professional […]

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Media issues again

By: Naeem Tahir There are about 50 plus networks in Pakistan, perhaps more than any country! The owners have the profit motive as the top consideration, as in any other business A two-member commission has been appointed to look into the various matters relating to the media. One of the members is Mr Javed Jabbar […]

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Election Commission of Pakistan slaps ban on government ads at public cost

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan imposed on Friday a ban on using public money for advertisements given by the federal and provincial governments to promote their parties. A press release issued by a spokesman for the commission said the ban would apply to advertisements appearing in the print or electronic media bearing party logo, […]

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Media morality bill planned: National Assembly

By: Raja Asghar ISLAMABAD: As a perceived waywardness of Pakistan’s electronic media came in focus in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira said the government wanted to bring a new law, possibly to deal with questions of morality. He did not elaborate his remark, apparently made in passing, after […]

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