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E-Bulletin For December 2016

December 2016 Dec 02: Muhammad Usman, correspondent of Waqt TV channel and Jehan-e-Pakistan newspaper in Dera Ismail Khan, was detained for hours after military officials…

E-Bulletin For November 2016

November 2016 Nov 01: Infuriated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers attack Geo News channel’s satellite van near Swabi during the Imran Khan’s party march towards Islamabad http://www.dawn.com/news/1293594/infuriated-pti-workers-attack-geo-news-van-in-swabi…

E-Bulletin For October 2016

October 2016 Oct 4: PEMRA says it will cancel licences of TV channels if Indian content is aired as relations between Pakistan and India are…

Why Do You Need a Free Media?

Hamid Mir Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House report “Press Freedom in…

E-Bulletin For September 2016

September 2016   Sept 01: ARY News channel’s local reporter in Gwardar port city of Balochistan was stopped from covering the function where Prime Minister Nawaz…

E-Bulletin For August 2016

August 2016 August 01: Law enforcement agencies carried out search operation at residence of Baluchistan Union of Journalists president Hamdullah Rind in Quetta city. Aug…

E-Bulletin For July 2016

July 2016 July 04: Supreme Court asks PEMRA to take punitive action against private TV channels. http://www.bbc.com/urdu/pakistan/2016/07/160704_supreme_court_pemra_inam_ghar_ban_sh July 05: This day military takeover by Gen…

E-Bulletin For June 2016

June 2016 June 01: PEMRA approves to start Direct-to-Home licensing process. http://www.radio.gov.pk/01-Jun-2016/pemra-approves-to-start-direct-to-home-service-licensing-process#.V07yKqJAUvs.twitter June 11: Baloch journalist Manzoor Ahmed is freed from captivity after he went…