Year: 2014

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Unlicensed religious channels on, licensed Geo off: Javed Jabbar

Media Commission report launched…Says electronic media faces vacuum; speakers say those celebrating damage to Jang Group can also face the same; journalists being deprived of their livelihood; citizens enjoy media rights; more professionalism, strengthened institutional framework required LAHORE: The launching of a report prepared by the Media Commission appointed by the Supreme Court on reforms […]

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Govt can terminate Pemra members for violating rules: Media Commission member

ISLAMABAD: Javed Jabbar, a member of the Media Commission formed by the Supreme Court, said on Tuesday the meeting of its private members had put the Pemra to ridicule once again. He said the decision of private members was illegal and against the Pemra Ordinance. He said the members could be terminated by the government […]

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BHC’s CJ asks media not to spread gloom

QUETTA: Chief Justice of the Balochistan High Court (BHC), Mr Justice Qazi Faez Isa, has said that the constitution gave right of access to information, adding that some media institutions were telecasting news without confirmation. Speaking at a ceremony held in connection with the launching of the “Report of Media Commission, which was formed by […]

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An extensive list of proposals by the media commission

KARACHI: The launch of the media commission’s report at a local hotel here on Tuesday assumed considerable significance particularly due to the current debate over the stand-off between a media group and the intelligence services and an intense competition among various media groups to outdo each other in the ratings war. The report was introduced […]

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State-run TV urged to set example for private TV channels

Islamabad: Participants including MNA and Chairperson of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Marvi Memon have urged the state-run Pakistan Television to take the lead and set example before private TV channels regarding “what to show and what not to show.” They were speaking the launch of the printed version of “Report […]

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