After Daewoo and K-Electric, why is AsiaPak interested in Bol News?

There is only one reason to buy a television channel in this day and age: influence. But could Bol’s baggage be too much to handle?

Real estate entity Al Rehman Developers buys Public News

Acquisition of channel announced on social media

Inside the digital media newsrooms of Pakistan

With more than half of the population’s access to the internet, the digital landscape is fertile soil not just for information and narrative-building, but also for business

The war for scraps

Already punch-drunk from censorship and changing times, a large crack has appeared within the print media industry over the most important issue there is — money

Jabbar Thaikaydar, the man who introduced money making in Pakistani media

In the early 1980s, as he carried banners of the Lakson Tobacco Company on his motorbike through the dusty roads of Lahore,...

What in the world happened with the PSL media rights bid? 

On the 23rd of December, Geo and ARY found themselves sitting across a table with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the...

Everything standing between the PCB and a women’s PSL

With the deck already stacked against them, advertisers and marketers cannot seem to look beyond a lack of players - something that would be fixed by such a tournament

As Samaa drowns in losses, Aleem Khan offers to buy the channel

The story of Samaa will eventually be the story of every news channel in Pakistan

Media Times, the Taseer-owned media conglomerate, is still struggling

The company says that it plans to reinvent itself. Will the Taseers walk the talk?

French socially distanced cinema concept eyes Pakistan 

Conceived pre-pandemic, the concept can be used to bring groups of cinema-goers together in a socially distanced manner

Hum Network’s EOGM ends with share registrar unchanged

KARACHI: Hum Network Limited (HUMNL) on Saturday held an extraordinary general meeting (EOGM) primarily for the election of directors and to vote...

JSCL denies involvement in alleged attempt to take over HUMNL

KARACHI: Jahangir Siddiqui & Co Limited (JSCL) on Monday wrote a letter to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) denying its involvement in...

Sultana Siddiqui asks SECP to inquire alleged attempt to takeover Hum Network

KARACHI: President Hum Network Limited (HUMNL) Sultana Siddiqui on Thursday asked the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to inquire about...

Hum Network public notice confirms likelihood of a takeover

KARACHI: Hum Network Limited (HUMNL) on Tuesday issued a public notice on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) regarding a story published in...

How a 30 year old became a media tycoon

Deep into the winding, messy streets of a Lahore township, on one end of a broken road stands a building five stories...