May 28, 2021
ISLAMABAD—The government is about to launch a new law by combining all media regulators for regulating the media.
Reports say the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), and Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) will be merged. The new regulatory body is likely to be named Pakistan Media Development Authority.
The law will require registration of all websites and for news websites to obtain registration certificates. These will need periodic renewals. Media tribunals are also reportedly proposed.
A leading media analyst, familiar with the development, termed it a 'media martial law.'
If my call is so important to them, why don’t they answer it for 22 minutes?
How come when I want to, but something specific online is the only item out of stock.
When I get into a queue or lane going fast, the moment I get in, it becomes the slowest and refuses to budge.Read more... | Archives
A study conducted by JournalismPakistan.com and Communications Research Strategies on the economic situation of slain journalists' families and journalists displaced due to security threats.