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Media must adopt self-imposed ethics to maintain credibility: Fawad

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LAHORE – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said that the credibility of media was fast diminishing and it must adopt self-imposed ethics to maintain the same. Addressing the launch of a national daily at the auditorium of a private university here, the Minister said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) did […]

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Govt to introduce new digital policy soon: Fawad

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LAHORE – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said the government would soon introduce a new digital policy for equipping the media with modern technology and facilities. Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Punjab Union of Journalists (PUJ) during his visit to PTV Centre Lahore, he […]

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Cricket series bid was not viable for state TV

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting was informed on Wednesday that state TV did not bid for the telecast of Pakistan cricket series with South Africa and Sri Lanka because it was not viable. State TV’s representative Dr Nauman Niaz while defending the state TV’s opting out of the bid said that […]

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PTV accused of steering clear of bidding process

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Monday lambasted the management of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) for its failure to purchase the broadcasting rights of two upcoming cricket series against South Africa and Sri Lanka and rejected PTV’s argument for not bidding in the process. The Senate committee has also summoned former […]

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Arif Nizami inquires after Riaz ur Rehman Sagar

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LAHORE: Cakertaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arif Nizami on Sunday visited a local hospital and inquired after the veteran journalist Riaz-ur-Rehman Sagar. The minister assured the family memebers that all possible health and treatment facilities would be provided to the ailing journalist. Arif Nizami said Riaz ur Rehman Sagar had contributed a lot in […]

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NA body for end to ads on channels showing Indian culture

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting underlined on Thursday the need for taking solid steps to improve role of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to effectively regulate media outlets for achieving national development. The committee was chaired by Belum Hasnain. Its members especially Bushra Rehman was of the view that […]

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