Restoring Geo TV Pemra’s responsibility, says Kh Asif

SIALKOT: Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif has said whatever the decision the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had given according to its mandate, it was the responsibility of Pemra … Read More

When Pakistan’s largest news channel becomes the news

Today, Pakistan’s most watched news channel, Geo News, was ordered off the air and fined by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). Earlier this week, CPJ documented an attack … Read More

Regulatory body suspends broadcast of Geo Television for 15 days

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on June 6, 2014 suspended Geo TV’s license for 15 days and imposed a fine of Rs10 million (US$ 100,000) , on a complaint … Read More

The Hamid Mir case: ‘In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists – now they shoot us’

On Saturday in Karachi, one of Pakistan’s most famous journalists survived being shot six times. Soon after, the TV news channel he works for blamed the feared Inter-Services Intelligence agency … Read More