Archive for June 2012

Tweeting Birds, Judiciary and Accountability

Jun 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Ethics

When the Chief Justice took suo motu notice of allegations that his son Arsalan is involved in a corruption scandal, several high-profile journalists commented that the action was “a direct result of Twitter”. We will refrain from comment about the likelihood that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is deciding the docket based on […]



Media, Research, and Ratings

Jun 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Ethics

Reporting on the international ‘Media Agenda 2012’ conference at the Arts Council in Karachi this week, Shazia Hasan notes important advice from senior journalist and broadcaster Wusatullah Khan: “Even though the channel is on for 24 hours there isn’t as much news to give during such a lengthy period. So we have talk shows. With their […]



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