Both attempts to control the media (the drafts of 2017 and 2018) proceed from the fallacious assumption that the Pemra Act is an ideal law and that it can be extended to the print media
. The summary powers given to Pemra to tame the electronic media are violative of the fundamental right to freedom of expression and we will deal with this matter some time later.
Similarly the print media
is directed to do the needful while printing apology at front page of the newspaper within three days.
The APNS is of the considered opinion that action to limit government advertisements in the print media
, would adversely affect the financial viability of newspapers which are already facing financial crunch due to economic and industrial slowdown in the country.
People who had no print media
experience started getting declarations.
According to reports, various advertisers are making use of various electronic and print media
platforms, including social media and road signboards, to illegally advertise medicinal supplements and mislead the people.
BRINGING to life the sentiment of Ronquillo, adviser of IABC Philippines in her opening statement that those in attendance at the meeting must join hands as a symbol of their unity, the officers and members of IABC and UPMG at the end of the program locked their arms as a sign of their commitment to propagate print media
in the country.
Sarmad Ali, the APNS secretary general, said after a meeting of the society's executive committee on Monday that the federal government had so far paid only Rs140 million to the print media
out of an agreed amount of Rs910 million.
Five factors with significant value emerged in the factor analysis and the same were named as "Interpersonal Communication", "Electronic Media", "Outdoor Media", "Print Media
" and "Political Advertisements".
The CPNE adopted its unshakable stand that there is absolutely no need of any separate special laws for Print Media
and any unnecessary control on media would tantamount to unconstitutional and undemocratic act of the Govt.
JUST like the country, our media industry is also currently faced with serious financial crunch due to falling advertisement revenues and this is the reason one also saw layoffs in many outlets including electronic and print media
. It will not be wrong to say that everyone's job in the media is on the line.
Matters regarding print media
came under discussion during the meeting.
(TAP) - The Tunisian Federation of Newspaper Directors (FTDJ) on Saturday considered it "dramatic" the situation of the Tunisian print media
, blaming the government for the non-implementation of the conventions aimed at preserving the sustainability of the sector.