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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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Punjab Police refuse to cooperate with Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: Punjab Police have once again refused to obey the law and refused to assist Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action again an illegally operating powerful cable operator who is not only a defaulter of tens of millions but is also depriving citizens from their basic right. Regal Star Cable Network, an […]

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Of Pemra’s private members eligibility, qualification

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ISLAMABAD: Why do governments appoint ineligible persons on key positions and why even new but different governments feel comfortable with such appointees? The appointment of members of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) by the previous government is a classical example of this phenomenon. A top bureaucrat explained that governments make such appointments so as […]

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