The PEMRA issued a strong advisory to all Pakistani media channels saying “Pakistan needs to follow the example of professional handling of Brussels attacks by international media rather than following the footsteps of Indian media that is driven by crass commercialisation.”
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A suicide bomber at Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal park filled with families celebrating Easter on Sunday killed at least 72 people, with several children among the dead. More than 200 people were also injured.
Pak media regulator also asked all Pakistani media channels to “cover the events with utmost professional responsibility, keeping in mind that any irresponsible or hyper attitude at this stage could jeopardize the ongoing National Action Plan”.
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General secretary of the Broadcast Editors’ Association, NK Singh, said a country like Pak that took Geo TV or other channels off air a few months ago had little right to talk of media selfregulation.