Category Archives: Media Monitoring

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…

E-Bulletin For September 2015

September 2015 Sept 01: Balochistan government claims to have arrested two killers of journalists Irshad Mastoi, Abdur Rasool and media assistant Muhammad Younas. http://www.dawn.com/news/1204232/two-killers-of-journalists-arrested-in-quetta Sept…

E-Bulletin For August 2015

August 2015 Aug 03: Man denied bail in Facebook hacking case in Peshawar.  http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=04_08_2015_182_009 Aug 11: Joint Action Committee of media rights groups, telecom industry,…

E-Bulletin For July 2015

July 2015 July 01: AJK government lifts ban Geo News channel in the region. http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-326712-Ban-on-Geo-in-AJK-lifted July 07: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa increases annual…

E-Bulletin For June 2015

June 2015 Late journalist Zafarullah Jatak June 01: Azad Kashmir government bans Geo News channel in the Pakistan-administered region over a map controversy not showing…

E-Bulletin For May 2015

May 2015 May 01: PEMRA issues notices to 14 TV channels over live speech of Altaf Hussain who criticized army after a police official charged…

E-Bulletin For April 2015

State of freedom of press and freedom of expression and online freedom in Pakistan during April 2015 April 2015 April 7: Military releases tribal journalist…