E-Bulletin For February 2019

Media Monitoring Report

February 2019

Feb 10:  Federal Investigation Agency arrests Rizwan ur Rehman Razi of DIN News TV channel in Lahore for allegedly uploading “defamatory and obnoxious posts” against judiciary, government institutions and intelligence agencies. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=10_02_2019_003_005

Feb 11: Senior journalist Rizwan ur Rehman Razi granted bail by a local magistrate in Lahore. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_02_2019_003_005

Feb 13: The federal government announces crackdown on social media.  https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=14_02_2019_001_005

Feb 16: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers manhandle media workers who were protesting during the visit of Federal Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid in Hyderabad. https://tribune.com.pk/story/1912087/1-media-workers-protest-shaikh-rashids-visit-hyderabad/

Feb 26: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry insists on a centralized regulatory authority for all types of media, including, print, electronic and digital. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_02_2019_001_001

 

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