The Affiliation of Digital Media Editors and Information Administrators (AEMEND) has expressed “deep concern” over latest advisories issued by the Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) which it stated “limit the scope” of reporting and dialogue on points that are of paramount public curiosity.
In keeping with a press release by the affiliation, a web-based assembly was held on Wednesday between members and the manager council of AEMEND.
On the finish of the assembly “a unanimous resolution demanding that PEMRA ensure its advisories do not contravene established principles of freedom of expression enshrined in law and the Constitution of Pakistan” was handed.
The members of the assembly resolved that the rights of all media employees and their job safety should be ensured in any respect tiers of the trade.
Moreover, the physique urged the federal government to make sure that journalists are counted amongst frontline employees and prioritised for a coronavirus vaccination.