ISLAMABAD: After facing severe criticism from the media opponents, Geo TV has rapidly placed answer before the local news channels by saying that ‘blame game’ should be stopped as exclusive coverage is the right of each channel.
GEO TV’s Bureau Chief of Islamabad, Rana Jawwad, said that exclusive footage and news is the right of each channel and his organisation made no illegal act in any manner.
Jawwad added that we have got the honour for the exclusive coverage of the Supreme Court (SC)’s full court reference event followed by the full preparation before time.
The GEO TV official told the media that ‘blame-game’ has been commenced by some media groups on baseless matters.
Pakistani news channels commenced campaign against the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan over the ‘discrimination’ amongst the media groups and allowing only one private channel ‘GEO TV’ for coverage on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan faced severe criticism from the media channels over disallowing them from the coverage of full court reference event.
The outgoing Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and new CJ Tasadduq Hussain Sadiq had addressed on the event.
The media coverage permission was given to only one private channel while other news channel even a governmental channel, Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV), failed to enter in the cover the event.
All representatives of media channels are demanding the new Chief Justice Tasadduq Hussain Sadiq for suo-moto action over the issue.