SAMMA TV has layoff more than 100 employees across Pakistan. Chief Operating Officer of SAMMA TV has released a notification and send letters to all the employees who are going to lose their jobs.
SAMMA TV, Islamabad office has laid off 17 employees from their office. These employees include four reporters, three Cameramen, two NLE and producers.
A few days back same step was taken by Express-News and Roznama. A large number of employees were asked to leave their jobs.
These activities show the downfall of the media industry. A large number of people are losing their jobs at the time when unemployment has become one of the major issues in Pakistan. Employees of other media channels are also facing late pays and laying off threats.