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Pemra urged to stop TV debates on HR issue

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Thursday urged the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to issue directives to media channels and anchors to refrain from discussing issues relating to Human Rights Case number 39216-G of 2018. In a letter to PEMRA chairman, Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar – the spokesperson to the Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari wrote […]

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Media rules?

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Last decade or so has seen a massive growth in media and its power in Pakistan. The gross number of news channels with lack of credible authenticity leaves one to wonder how easy it is for news channels to surface? One cannot help feeling apolitical or biased at times, considering the ever increasing political debate […]

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Criticise but do not manipulate, Altaf warns media

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KARACHI: Criticising TV anchorpersons in a vehement tone, and accusing them of spreading outrageous propaganda against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the party’s chief Altaf Hussain warned them of dire consequences. “You have the right to criticise, but not manipulate or spread lies against the sons of those who created Pakistan,” hesaid referring to mediapersons, […]

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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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