Aaj TV directed to air apology for showing indecent content

Islamabad

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed Aaj TV to air apology to viewers for showing indecent content in its headlines on April 13. The Authority has directed the management of the TV channel to air apology in its news bulletin at 12.00 noon on Monday, says a press release issued here on Sunday.
The PEMRA had issued a show-cause notice to Aaj TV on April 13, directing the management of the channel to explain its position within seven days and appear before the committee for personal hearing on April 20.
Later, after examining the written reply and hearing the representative of the channel, it was found that the content aired on Aaj TV on the said date was in violation of clauses 3(1)(a), 3(1)(e), 5, 12 and 17 of the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct 2015.—APP

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