NA speaker takes TV anchor to Islamabad High Court

NA speaker takes TV anchor to Islamabad High CourtISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has approached the Islamabad High Court challenging an order of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra)’s Council of Complaints which had dismissed his complaint against a private TV channel and its anchor, Rauf Klasra. The NA speaker’s complaint against Klasra was dismissed on July 31.  In the […]

NA speaker moves court against Pemra decision

NA speaker moves court against Pemra decisionISLAMABAD –  National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday approached the Islamabad High Court against Pemra’s Council of Complaints’ decision wherein it had turned down his contention against a private TV channel and its anchor Rauf Klasra. He moved the petition through his counsel Hafiz SA Rehman and cited the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory […]

No probe started in attack on senior journalist

No probe started in attack on senior journalistISLAMABAD: In continuation to ongoing attacks and harassment of critical media persons, now senior journalist Matiullah Jan has been attacked on way to home along with his family in the Bhara Kahu area of the federal capital. Matiullah, one of the leading journalists, was heading home along with his two sons (18 years and 13 […]

Media capture: not inevitable

Media capture: not inevitableMedia capture is the result not just of technological and market forces, but of political choices made by political and business leaders. It is a complex problem, but not inevitable. Exacerbated by the economic weakness of the traditional news business and the growing concentration of ownership of media industries, media capture has become one of the […]

Govt urged to restore Internet access in Fata

Govt urged to restore Internet access in FataISLAMABAD: Advocating the right to freedom of speech through digital mediums, Bolo Bhi – a not-for-profit geared towards advocacy, policy and research in the areas of gender rights, government transparency, Internet access, digital security and privacy – has called on the government of Pakistan, and especially institutions responsible for governance of the Federally Administered Tribal […]