April 10, 2017
Published 12 days ago
ISLAMABAD – Regulator PEMRA Monday served a show-cause notice on Geo TV for airing news about Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme and the Higher Education Commission, alleging that 1800 students were given laptops again while another 2500 held fake identity cards.
The HEC dismissed the news, aired on April 3, as baseless and filed a complaint with PEMRA seeking action against the channel for tainting the organization’s image.
PEMRA said Geo had violated rules and regulations which it had accepted at the time of obtaining its license.
The channel has been given seven days to submit a reply.
Pakistan Observer, November 13, 2016
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