August 08, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Electronic media regulator PEMRA Tuesday granted a one-week extension to ARY TV for responding to a complaint filed by Neo News reporter Shakir Abbasi.
Abbasi complained that while airing a press conference of MNA Ayesha Gulalai and subsequent reports on August 1 and 2, the channel showed his pictures “with an ulterior motive and in order to jeopardize his professional repute.”
Moreover, ARY reported that he was a relative of Reham Khan, former wife of PTI Chairman Imran Khan. An old picture of Reham with the complainant was also displayed on ARY.
PEMRA had issued a show-cause notice to ARY and asked the channel to submit its reply by August 8. However, on the news organization’s request, a one-week extension was granted Tuesday.
The Nation, December 14, 2016
It has always been mystifying why so much store is held by flinging people out of office unceremoniously rather than decorously letting them go. The argument given is that the guillotine has to be sharp and flinty because there is always the risk that in this cyber age the departee may truly do the dirty and mess with the systems.Read more... | Archives