Category: Fake News
This category will hold all posts related to fake news.
As the lockdown crosses the mark of one month, looks like students haven’t had enough fun already. A fake account pretending to be the education minister of Punjab, Dr Murad Ras, announced holidays for a complete one year owing to COVID-19 lockdown. The post was shared so many times that the real education minister had to clarify. Dr Murad onRead More
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has issued show-cause notice to Dawn Television after it aired the news of death of United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was suffering from COVID-19 and was in ICU. According to the notice issued by regulatory body, Dawn TV aired news without any cross verification. The show-cause notice ordered Dawn TV to air anRead More
Meri Sahafat, Meri Marzi – Dawn Images Takes Down Post After schooling Ahmad Butt on His Opinion About Mera Jisam Meri Marzi
It all started when actor Ahmad Butt dared to voice an opinion that didn’t go along the lines of personal views of people sitting behind Dawn Images (an official lifestyle instagram page of Dawn). Ahmad Butt doesn’t agree with the slogan Meri Jism Meri Marzi. And this is the manner in which he voiced his opinion. othernews.pk decided toRead More
Govt has NOT increased Any Electricity Charges – Channel 24 Directed to Apologize, Show Cause Notice Issued
The Govt did NOT increase any electricity tariff. Channel 24 has been served with a show cause notice after the fake news of government increasing electricity charges was aired. The channel has also been directed to air an apology along with showing cause. PEMRA has issued show cause notice to Lahore based channel named 24 news HD for broadcasting fakeRead More