Sept 01: ARY News channel’s local reporter in Gwardar port city of Balochistan was stopped from covering the function where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was the chief guest inaugurating mega projects, the channel reported.
Sept 02: Lahore High Court rules against blocking ‘India Today’ magazine’s website in Pakistan after the Indian magazine carried photoshoped image of Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif which invoked strong criticism in Pakistan. http://tribune.com.pk/story/1175357/lhc-rules-blocking-india-today-website/
Sept 03: Female anchor of 92 News channel, Aiza, survived after she fell from crane while covering protest meeting of opposition leader Imran Khan in Lahore
Sept 06: PEMRA serves notice on Geo News channel for “airing false news” about Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States. https://twitter.com/pressfreedompk
Sept 08: Inter-provincial ministerial meeting proposes FIA to probe cybercrimes. http://tribune.com.pk/story/1178998/panel-wants-federal-investigation-agency-probe-cybercrimes/
Sept 16: PEMRA takes notice of contents by Neo News and 92 News channels against a minority group. http://tribune.com.pk/story/1182405/pemra-takes-notice-tv-programmes-targeting-minority/
Sept 16: Authorities stopped TV journalists from entering Mohmand tribal district at Yakaghund to cover suicide blast inside a mosque in Anbar tehsil leaving 36 killed.
Sept 17: Authorities denied Ghalanai-based tribal journalists access to suicide blast site in Anbar tehsil of Mohmand tribal district citing ‘security reason.’
Sept 19: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly passes KP Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill.
Sept 19: A Pakistan Muslim League-N worker attacks journalist Nawaz Tahir at the Lahore Press Club. Press Club management called in police to arrest the attacker.
E-Bulletin For September 2016