Archive for June 2011

Is Jang Group telling the truth about Geo Super?

Jun 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Geo TV, Jang, PEMRA

Additional evidence has surfaced supporting the belief that Jang Group is playing politics with Geo Super. As you will recall, Jang Group has claimed that transmission of the sports channel was shut down by the government. This claim was first called into question by the blog Cafe Pyala. Almost everyone would have seen this image […]



How to promote a conspiracy without even trying

Jun 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News today promotes anti-American conspiracy theories without even trying. What else can be the reason for publishing an article, ‘Police leave Americans car after checking their passports‘? Police allowed a vehicle having four American nationals inside to leave after checking their passports in the wee hours of Sunday here, SP Cantt Shafiullah said. According […]



Hamid Mir’s Latest Source Admits Making Whole Thing Up

Jun 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Geo TV, Jang, The Nation, Waqt TV

On Wednesday’s Capital Talk, Hamid Mir showed an interview with an unnamed source who claimed to have first-hand knowledge of infiltrators who helped militants attacks PNS Mehran last month. You can see the clip below starting at the 6-minute mark. The source, speaking through his tears, makes wild claims about not only infiltrators in the […]



Is Media Freedom a Cruel Hoax?

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Censorship

In 2009, Kamran Shafi’s home was strafed with gunfire after he was warned not to report about security agencies. In 2010, Umar Cheema was abducted and tortured. Umar Cheema was lucky – he survived. In 2011, Saleem Shahzad was abducted and tortured to death, his body dumped on a canal bank in Mandi Bahauddin. None […]



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