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Pemra asked to take action against journalist for ridiculing parliament

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ISLAMABAD: Severely criticising the use of “filthy and abusive language” against lawmakers by a journalist during a TV talk show, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani directed his Secretariat on Thursday to ask Pemra to take action against the `said person’. The two-page ruling was read out by Mr Rabbani after a large number of senators spoke […]

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AJK govt orders Geo TV off air

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MUZAFFARABAD: The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) took serious notice of a private TV channel for showing Pakistan’s map, excluding Jammu and Kashmir, and banned its transmission across the region. Geo TV in its recent prime time talk-show, AajShahzebKhanzada Kay Sath, portrayed the country’s map without depicting Jammu and Kashmir. “Geo TV in […]

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Life beyond talk shows

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The art of politics is being increasingly conducted across the media, turning ‘sovereign’ people into mere spectators. That is understandable since politicians and the media complement each other. However, a problem has arisen with the growing tendency to debate politics in the mode of televised talk shows. The merciless nightly dissection of political subjects has […]

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