Category Archives: Media Monitoring

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…

E-Bulletin For March 2016

March 2016 March 04: Unidentified mob ransack Hyderabad Press Club. March 4: Supporters of Mumtaz Qadri attack office of Aaj TV in Karachi for lack…

E-Bulletin For February 2016

February 2016 Feb 02: Several journalists were wounded during clashes between police, rangers and PIA employees in Karachi. Feb 07: Three shots were fired outside…

E-Bulletin For January 2016

January 2016 Jan 03: Senate says it will not allow PECB passed without stakeholders’ agreement http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201601030026&EN_ID=11201601030016&EMID=11201601030003 Jan 05: Karachi police say they arrested two persons…

E-Bulletin For December 2015

December 2015 Dec 01: Three, including two policemen and an employee, injured in hand-grenade attack on DIN News channel’s office in Lahore and Islamic State…

E-Bulletin For November 2015

November 2015 Nov 2: Private guards attacks journalists in Karachi covering the protest of university students. The Sindh government orders inquiry. Nov 2: PEMRA asks…

E-Bulletin For October 2015

October 2015 Oct 01: Newsweek Pakistan says hackers disrupt its website. http://in.mobile.reuters.com/article/idINKCN0RV4KK20151001?irpc=932 Oct 07. The Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Mumtaz Qadri, who had…