Trump govt’s war against media continues

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By Sabir Shah Media-government conflict never reached such an alarming level in US LAHORE: While the sitting US President Donald Trump had announced during his first full day in office that he had a “running war” with the media, branding journalists as being one of the most dishonest human beings on the planet, he now …

Court to hear petition against five bloggers

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By Shahid Rao Islamabad –  The Islamabad High Court will take up a petition against the five bloggers and administrations of pages on social media, allegedly involved in defiling and disgracing the names of holy personalities and places of Islam. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui will conduct hearing of the petition …

Hoax news of blast in Lahore

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Pemra fixes March 2 for hearing viewpoint of 29 channels ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Friday fixed March 02 for hearing the viewpoint of 29 TV channels, which were served notices for allegedly running a factual incorrect report on explosion in Lahore. In a statement, Pemra has also made it clear that …

29 TV channels issued notice for false news

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday issued show cause notices to as many as 29 TV channels for airing false news of bomb blast in Lahore and ‘creating panic in the public. Following the explosion in Lahore, which claimed at least lives of eight innocent people, TV channels reported it as …

Media-government showdown averted

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By KALBE ALI ISLAMABAD: A possible showdown between the media and government was averted on Wednesday evening, after the information minister brokered reconciliation between her cabinet colleague Anusha Rehman and a reporter covering Supreme Court proceedings. The two came face to face earlier in the day when Azam Gill, a reporter for a private TV channel, …

‘115 journalists killed, 185 injured in Pakistan since 1990’

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Speakers say PFUJ and other such organisations will have to take ownership of journalists’ safety; abduction of four bloggers shows people on digital media too at risk Since 1990, 115 journalists have been killed and 185 injured in Pakistan while performing their duties, which shows that they are working in a dangerous environment where they …