December 24, 2016
For long ARY had been attacking the Geo-Jang Group and its boss Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman and aired 24 programs that the court found “seriously defamatory” and which “simply had no foundation.”
The campaign is said to be focused on ARY and the “lies that it has been spreading against the group,” an insider tells JournalismPakistan.com. “It will cover both print and television.”
On December 23 ARY UK had to broadcast the highly critical judgment against it, as ordered by Judge Sir David Eady. It was to be repeated on December 24.
The London court also awarded £185,000 in libel damages to Mir Shakil - one of the highest general compensatory awards in recent years.
Pakistan Observer, December 17, 2016
We all have favorite daydreams. The ones we reel off on the megaplex screen in our minds at 2:00 am when sleep has done the disappearing act and we are either cricket champions bringing home the World Cup or celebrity singers belting out big hits to an audience of thousands or Oscar winners giving 'thank you' speeches or pre ...Read more...
In 2002, an ordinance was issued by the military government of General Pervez Musharraf to set up the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to “facilitate and regulate” private electronic media.
In 1957 a private news agency Pakistan Press Association (PPA), which came to be known as Pakistan Press International (PPI), was set up.