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Pemra warns against criticism of Saudi response to Mina tragedy

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ISLAMABAD: The government asked Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday to take notice of talk shows and broadcasts discussing the Mina tragedy and criticising the Saudi handling of the crisis. In a statement issued directly to the top management of news channels through an SMS, Pemra said, “Some channels are airing programmes on […]

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TV channel served notice for rules breach

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ISLAMABAD – PEMRA has issued a show cause notice to a private TV channel “News One” for airing a controversial interview of a politician in its live talk show aired on Wednesday last. PEMRA noticed that serious defamatory, abusive and derogatory remarks were aired against persons or institutions and this programme was also found in […]

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Government to buy equipment to monitor talk shows

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ISLAMABAD: The government will buy Rs30.4 million equipment to monitor the talk shows of private TV channels. Sizable amount will be set aside in the development budget for the coming year for setting up broadcast centres at the Control Line, Working Boundary and frontiers close to Iran, China and Afghanistan to extend transmission of the […]

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Journalism in Pakistan: where do we stand?

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It is not easy to understand Pakistan, a country full of contradictions and myths. As we all know Pakistan has for years been considered among the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. Many journalists have been murdered in reprisal for their work over the past decade but sadly not one case has been […]

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