Category Archives: Media Monitoring

E-Bulletin For November 2017

November 2017 Nov 01: Dalbandin press club in Balochistan was shut down after threats from Balochistan Liberation Front demanding media should report their activities as…

E-Bulletin For October 2017

October 2017 Oct 1: Elite Police beat up local Geo TV cameraman Hasnain Qureshi in Dera Ismail Khan city. He was detained for hours before…

E-Bulletin For September 2017

September 2017 Sept 8: Additional district magistrate in Islamabad cancelled declaration of Taas newspaper after a news report about alleged “favouritism” in appointments by commissioner…

E-Bulletin For August 2017

August 2017 Aug 02: Islamabad High Court Bar Association bans Jang Group and Geo News channel on its premises for allegation that the group and…

E-Bulletin For July 2017

July 2017 July 03: The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom Division informed the Senate Committee on Delegated Legislation that intercepting telephone calls is lawful…

E-Bulletin For June 2017

June 2017 June 02: Two unidentified men attacked Zeeshan Ali, an Iranian photojournalist, working for the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in Islamabad. He was…

E-Bulletin For May 2017

May 2017 May 02: Lahore High Court asks government to add blasphemy punishment to cybercrime law. https://www.dawn.com/news/1330486/govt-told-to-add-punishment-for-blasphemy-to-cyber-crime-law May 03: Banned militant group ‘Balochistan liberation Front…

E-Bulletin For April 2017

April 2017 April 13: PEMRA fines two TV channels for “baseless news” against Sindh police chief. https://tribune.com.pk/story/1382834/pemra-fines-private-channels-baseless-news-sindh-ig/ April 13: A journalism student was killed on…

E-Bulletin For March 2017

March 2017 March 06: The Supreme Court allowed anchorperson Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain to continue with his controversial show “Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga,” but with…

E-Bulletin For February 2017

February 2017 Feb 02: UK watchdog revokes ARY News channel’s license after failing to pay damage suit following the court verdict. http://www.dawn.com/news/1312448/uk-watchdog-revokes-arys-licences Feb 06: Supreme…

E-Bulletin For January 2017

Jan 2017 Jan 04: Bloggers Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed went missing from Lahore. Jan 06: Salman Haider, a professor at Fatima Jinnah University in…

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…

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…

E-Bulletin For May 2016

May 2016 May 01: Senior journalist Shoaibul Hassan, who was picked up from his residence in Karachi by plainclothed and police uniform personnel on May…

E-Bulletin For April 2016

April 2016 April 8: Report of Judicial Commission investigating attack on TV journalist Hamid Mir is leaked giving ISI a ‘clean chit.’ April 9: Plainclothed…