Archive for September 2011

بریکنگ نیوز اور ٹاک شوز

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Urdu Media, Waqt TV, اردو

جناب طاہر ملک اپنے روزنامہ وقت اخبار کے کالم میں ایک بہت ضروری نقطہ پیش کرتے ھیں۔ ھم اپنے اس قاری کے شکرگزار ھیں جس نے وقت نکال کر ھماری توجہ ملک صاحب کے کالم کی جانب دآئر کی۔ طاہر صاحب اپنے کالم میں اینکر حضرات کی سچائی اور موقف کا جائزہ لیتے ھوئے اس […]

Terrorists Have No Taboos

Sep 7th, 2011 | By | Category: The Nation

This post is a response to the editorial that was published in The Nation on Saturday 3rd September. The editorial talks about the suicide attack in Quetta on Eid: That these incidents occurred on Eid also highlighted the fact that, instead of praying for the prosperity and progress of the country on this sacred occasion, […]

Lifafa Journalism

Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Ethics, Express Tribune

An article by Issam Ahmed for The Christian Science Monitor yesterday rocked the journalism community as the reporter discussed payments made to two Pakistani journalists from an American nonprofit that receives funding from the US State Department. Two reactions dominated discussion – those on the right saw an American propaganda machine unmasked and those on […]

The Nation Responds, Sets Example

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: The Nation

Today we received a response from The Nation regarding our post of 1st September, ‘The Nation Still Publishing Taliban Propaganda‘. We appreciate the quick response from The Nation which clarifies that these articles were a result of the website being hacked. We believe the response from The Nation deserves special mention here because following our post they took […]

The Nation Still Publishing Taliban Propaganda

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: The Nation

One year ago, this blog revealed that The Nation was publishing Taliban PR as news articles. Since that time, The Nation continues to publish Taliban propaganda including 61 pieces signed by Zabihullah Mujahid who is the official spokesman for Taliban. This propaganda includes pieces which term suicide bombings as “martyrdom attack” and term the Afghanistan […]

Latest Conspiracy Theory

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Pak Observer, The Nation

After the recent attack on a security checkpost in Chitral district, some newspapers have published editorials proclaiming that the band of militants that crossed the Afghanistan border were a proxy of NATO. These editorials lack even the minimum of evidence supporting this claim, making it nothing but a sensational conspiracy theory. The very questionable Pakistan […]