Tag Archives: Geo

Fahd Husain

Safety in conformity?

An insider’s perspective on how news channels work The ISPR press release on Wednesday landed in channel newsrooms like a bombshell and the shrapnel was plastered on TV screens for the world

Myth of Geo Super’s closure

This is apropos to the continuous fictitious, false and fabricated media campaign launched by a large media house against PEMRA for alleged closure of Geo Super channel transmission in Pakistan. It is

Geo colleague abetted Wali Babar’s killers?

KARACHI – A colleague of journalist Wali Babar escorted the ring leader of the gang of “target killers” who later murdered him, to the Geo office in Karachi, and helped him take snaps of Babar with his cell phone camera, disclosed the arrested accused of the case to a joint investigation team (JIT). The ring leader, Faisal alias Mota and Zeeshan, then distributed the snaps among a team of 26 target killers

PEMRA issues notices to Geo News, Geo Super

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued notices to the Geo News on airing false news reports whereby it was claimed that the PEMRA had blocked the transmission of the Geo Super. The action has been taken over continuous violations of the PEMRA Ordinance 2002 and licence terms and conditions. This news item is an effort by the Geo News to deceive and misguide general public of the facts as well as to malign the authority.

SC moved against Geo Super’s CEO

ISLAMABAD – A complaint was filed before Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry against the alleged misbehavior and manhandling of a lawyer for PEMRA by Mir Ibrahim Rehman, chief executive officer (CEO) of Geo Super TV channel. The complainant, PEMRA’s lawyer Ali Raza, requested the CJP to take notice of the matter and order initiation of contempt proceedings against Rehman besides other legal action.

SC restores Geo TV’s rights to broadcast world cup matches

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Monday restored the rights of Geo Super television for telecasting cricket World Cup matches on cable network across the country, earlier withdrawn by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).
“The PEMRA notification of January 10, 2011, is suspended for being without lawful authority and we direct the authority to implement its earlier notification in letter and spirit”, the court ruled in its brief order.
The Independent