Archive for April 2012

Photo Narratives

Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Pakistan Today, The News

“A picture is worth a thousand words”, says the old saying. Indeed, since the introduction of photography, images have proven to be a powerful tool for shaping our beliefs and attitudes. On the barsi of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, who can deny the power that this photo commands even today, 33 years after his death. But […]

جاوید چودھری کا شرمناک اردو کالم

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Express, Express News, Urdu Media, اردو

جاوید چودھری اردو اور پاکستانی میڈیا کی ایک بلاشبہ مشہور ہستی ھیں۔ ایکسپرس نیوز کے پروگرام کل تک کے اینکر ھونے کے ساتھ ساتھ وہ زیرو پوائنٹ نامی کالم ایکسپریس کے ہی اردو اخبار میں بھی لکھتے ھیں۔ اس بات میں کوئی شک نھیں کہ چاھے لوگ انھیں زاتی طور پر پسند کریں یا نا […]

‘Sheer indifference’ to objective reporting on fuel prices

Apr 1st, 2012 | By | Category: The Nation

An otherwise informative report on fuel prices in The Nation was marred by an unnecessary introductory paragraph and headline that spoiled the article by injecting it with political venom. The piece by Usman Cheema carries the headline ‘Fuel terror unleashed’, an alarming title that suggests indiscriminate death and destruction. But the report is actually just […]