August 10, 2017
Published 13 days ago
ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) issued a warning to Samaa TV Thursday after it aired suicide scenes in one of its programs.
The channel showed the objectionable content in the program Emergency Ward on August 2, a PEMRA release said.
The regulator said such content violated several PEMRA clauses and the electronic media code of conduct. The content, it said was “highly offensive and hurts sentiments of viewers.”
PEMRA told the channel to be careful and vigilant in the selection of content and directed activating its in-house committee to monitor content.
The News October 21, 2016
So I call my relative who is a retired general and I begin to sing ‘eppybirddaytoyoo’ in that falsetto tone we all use to denote unbridled joy and warmth and he says, not you too, please stop right this instance, don’t even think of continuing…
Hey, I say, why the grumpy mood?
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A.T. Chaudhri was the first editor of The Muslim, Islamabad’s first English language newspaper. He edited the paper from 1979 to 1985.
In 1952-53 a total of 50 newspapers were warned for publishing "objectionable matter or violation of press laws."