To ensure freedom of the press, the PTI states in its manifesto that "Pemra will be made autonomous so it does not become a political tool in the hands of any government to target the freedom of the electronic media."
Source: PTI Manifesto 2018
July 9, 2019: Convicted politicians not to get media time, decides government. (read details)
Jan 24, 2019: Federal cabinet approves formation of the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority. (PMRA). (read details)
Oct 18, 2018: Govt plans new body to regulate media: Fawad. (read details)
Aug 29, 2018: All media regulatory authorities to be merged into one top body: information minister. (read details)
Aug 21, 2018: Govt has given state-run media full editorial control over content: information minister. (read details)