Category Archives: Media Monitoring

E-Bulletin For July 2018

July 2018 July 01: Neo TV reporter Zhakir Abbasi received minor injuries after workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf attacked journalists covering Workers’ Convention of the party…

E-Bulletin For June 2018

June 2018 June 03: The media teams of Jang and Geo were stopped from media coverage of a ceremony held at the Lahore Garrison University…

E-Bulletin For May 2018

Media Monitoring – May 2018 May 03: Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says his party will “end impunity” for crimes against journalist as…

E-Bulletin For April 2018

Media Monitoring April 2018 April 04: The Begowala police inserted Anti-Terrorism Act section to the murder case of journalist Zeeshan Butt of Sambrial (Sialkot district),…

E-Bulletin For March 2018

March 2018 March 02:AnjumMuneer Raja, who worked as sub-editor with Qaumi Pukarnewspaper, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Rawalpindi’s high security zone. https://www.dawn.com/news/1392728/journalist-employed-by-local-daily-shot-dead-in-rawalpindis-high-security-zone March…

E-Bulletin For February 2018

February 2018 Feb 04: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party’s chairman Imran Khan threatens journalist upon asking question https://www.dawn.com/news/1387163/imrans-threatening-one-liner-startles-journalists Feb 05: Journalist Ghulam Akbar survives attack on his life…

E-Bulletin For January 2018

January 2018 Jan 04: Federal Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb informs Senate Sub-Committee on Information and Broadcasting that her government decided…

E-Bulletin For December 2017

December 2017 Dec 04: Muttahida Qaumi Movement MPA Anwar Raza allegedly attacked TV crew covering demolition of “illegal” marriage hall in Karachi. Dunya News bureau…

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…