Manal Faheem Khan

Manal Faheem Khan

A student of journalism and film production at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) and a freelance writer who is currently the Project Associate for Mind Your Media (MYM), she tweets as @ManalFaheemKhan (twitter.com/ManalFaheemKhan)

Don’t just fret about a channel you dislike, report it to PEMRA!

Following the uproar caused by the controversial episode of Abb Tak’s show, Khufia, where the host, Uzma Tahir, forced entry into the home of a transvestite couple and tried to film their life, many viewers decided to display their outrage over various platforms: some expressed their anger over social media with the help of Facebook and Twitter; others wrote blogs that were published online on The Express Tribune’s blog page. However, there were some that took a different route: many viewers decided to directly appeal to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). If one visits the official website of Pemra, there is a ...

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