Posts Tagged ‘ PEMRA ’

Cover up is always worse than the crime

Jan 12th, 2011 | By | Category: PEMRA, The Nation, Waqt TV

As was reported by most news agencies yesterday, PEMRA imposed fine on two TV channels for projecting terrorists, showing blood and gore. The two TV channels are Samaa TV and Waqt TV. Despite this official press release, The Nation published an article on page 12 headlined:PEMRA denies fining Waqt TV. According to this article the […]



PEMRA in the spotlight

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: PEMRA, Samaa TV, Waqt TV

PEMRA is finding itself in the spotlight this week, its actions getting mixed reviews from commenters for its inconsistency in enforcing electronic media regulations. Blog Cafe Pyala notes that PEMRA issued fines on Rs. 1 million each to Samaa TV and Waqt TV for airing an interview of Mumtaz Qadri who has confessed to murdering […]



Publishing Media Critiques No Substitute for Actual Responsibility

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News yesterday published an excellent article by Raza Rumi that continues the criticism of media irresponsibility that Ayaz Amir wrote about last week. It is important to note that both of these critiques were published by The News, which is regularly criticised by this blog for publishing irresponsible and unethical articles, often political propaganda thinly disguised as […]



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