E-Bulletin For December 2018

Media Monitoring December 2018

Dec 02: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors expresses “deep concern” over the condition of freedom of press in the country, saying the “media is undergoing a phase of extreme suffocation and unnecessary restrictions.” https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=02_12_2018_005_003

Dec 04: Noor ul Hassan, a journalist associated with Royal News in Nowshera district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was shot dead in Peshawar by unknown gunmen. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=04_12_2018_007_001

Dec 08: PEMRA issues show-cause notice to 17 channels for airing “fake news of a meeting between PM Imran Khan and NAB Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal.” https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/403349-pemra-notices-to-17-tv-channels-for-airing-fake-news

Dec 09: Senior journalist Nusrat Javed comes under attack in Islamabad. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/403731-nusrat-javeed-comes-under-attack

Dec 11: The police raid on the house of bedridden Shabbar Azmi in Karachi who suffered a paralysis attack few months ago and is wheel chair bound. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=11_12_2018_005_002

Dec 12: Government in process of clearing outstanding dues of media houses, Fawad Chaudhry speaking on the floor of National Assembly. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=12_12_2018_005_006

Dec 13: A court dismisses bail application of the principal accused in the murder case of journalist Mansoor Khan, who was killed in mysterious circumstances in 1990. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/405366-court-denies-bail-to-accused-in-journalist-s-murder-case

Dec 15: PEMRA issues advisory to all satellite news and current affairs channels, urging them to “highlight positive developments” in the country and to promote optimism to build healthy society. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=16_12_2018_003_004

Dec 18: Security guards of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, assaulted and injured cameraman of SAMAA TvVchannel outside Parliament House. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_12_2018_004_006

Dec 31: Cruel year for the media. https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201812310158&EN_ID=11201812310052&EMID=11201812310030


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