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PM, info minister monitoring Geo situation but helpless

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ISLAMABAD: The Nawaz Sharif government is being pressed hard for the second time in the first year of its tenure to shut down a private TV channel but is resisting the intense pressure while trying not to resort to confrontation with any state institution. Previously, it was a civilian institution that wanted the closure of […]

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Pakistan’s most popular Geo channels shut down

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s number one channel Geo News and other channels of the Geo family have been forcibly shut down across the country. This is the third time this has happened during three different governments. People are deeply upset as they are not able to watch their favourite and popular channels, Geo News, Geo Entertainment, Geo […]

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If any channel is shut, others will also face the same fate, Senate told

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ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers in the Senate on Wednesday cautioned against the backdoor elements pushing for derailment of the federal parliamentary system so as to sneak into the power corridors. Senators called on the government to take the ongoing crisis, stemming from the assault on Hamid Mir, seriously and take corrective measures to arrest it or some […]

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PEMRA vs PEMRA

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All eyes are on Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). No matter how incompetent or troubled it may be, the authority remains responsible for dealing with issues related to the electronic media such as the one making headlines these days. During this tug of war between the country’s biggest media house and the Inter-Services Intelligence […]

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The Pemra puzzle

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The forces arrayed against the Jang/Geo Group may again have overplayed their hand. At this juncture they are now even trying to hide the fact that they are illegally orchestrating events. It would be comical were the outcome not so frightening for the future of a free media in the country. Three members of Pemra, […]

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