E-Bulletin For September 2019

Offline Media Monitoring

September 2019 

Sep 13: Zafar Abbas, a journalist working for 7 News from Mailsi district Vehari in Punjab found dead after five days since he went missing. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=13_09_201 9_005_001

Sep 17: Bahria Town served Rs.5 billion defamation notice on a media group for having run a “false” report to tarnish its real estate business. https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201909170013&EN_ID=11201909170004&EMID=11201909170003

Sep 18: The federal government approves plan to set up “media courts” to seek “speedy disposal of media-related cases” within a particular time limit of 90 days. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_09_2019_003_002

Sep 18: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) rejects government’s proposal for media tribunals.

https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201909180024&EN_ID=11201909180007&EMID=11201909180006

Sep 19: Politicians, rights groups reject the idea of ‘Media Courts.” https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=19_09_2019_003_005

Sep 20: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the government had not yet prepared the final draft of legislation on media courts. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_09_2019_014_004

Sep 20: Media bodies, civil society and political parties reject the government decision to form media courts terming it as anti-democracy step. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/528793-political-parties-hr-media-bodies-reject-media-courts

Sep 23: Police claims to kill the involved in assassination of Mirza Waseem Baig journalist from Sara e Alamgir in an encounter near Kharian District of Punjab. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=23_09_2019_178_008

Sep 28: PTI Govt forces The Nation to censor the cartoonist. https://www.bbc.com/urdu/pakistan-49862605?fbclid=IwAR07S5E6AMgJ55LXCU86Z7epu6w4QmaGGdf1RMTKPXchVOu0ZX_gum983wc

Online Media Monitoring

Sep 22: Pakistan blocks over800,000 websites on different grounds, online regulator informs Parliament Committee on Information and Broadcasting. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=22_09_2019_003_006

Sep 10: PTI mocking female journalist Ghareeda Farooqui

https://twitter.com/murtazasolangi/status/1171428755627110401?s=09

Sep 10:

https://twitter.com/GFarooqi/status/1171425444018548736?s=03

 

 

 

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