PEMRA urged by digital media association to permit freedom of expression

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The Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND) on Wednesday stated it’s deeply involved over the latest advisories issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).

The media association, in an announcement, stated these advisories restrict the scope of reporting and dialogue on issues “which are of paramount public interest”.

The physique held a digital assembly as we speak  throughout which members and the manager council “passed a unanimous resolution demanding that PEMRA ensure its advisories do not contravene established principles of freedom of expression enshrined in law and the Constitution of Pakistan”, stated the assertion.

The assembly resolved to make sure the rights of media employees and their job safety in any respect tiers of the business.

AEMEND additionally urged the federal government to make sure that journalists are categorized as frontline employees in the course of the ongoing pandemic and prioritised for vaccination.