March 25, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Nine television channels have been issued show-cause notices by PEMRA for airing baseless news about a plane crash in Kallar Syedan near Rawalpindi.
The blundering news organizations Abb Takk, Waqt, Channel 5, Sach TV, 7 News, Aaj, Roze, NewsOne and Capital telecast the news between 8:00 pm- 9:00 pm on March 22.
The regulator said the channels had violated rules and regulations.
All have been given seven days to submit their replies and explain why a fine of Rs1million each not be slapped on them or their licenses canceled.
The Nation, February 16, 2017