PEMRA suspends 24 News license

ISLAMABAD- Electronic media regulator PEMRA has suspended the license of 24 News Television for airing hateful content.

The regulator said that the channel aired the objectionable content without exercising editorial control during its Moharram transmission.

PEMRA said it received complaints from viewers through social media. Acting on those complaints, the authority suspended the license under Section 30 (3) of PEMRA ordinance.

PEMRA has also issued a show-cause notice to 24 News and given them 14 days to respond.

Source: JP

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