Archive for November 2012

حامد میر پر پاکستانی طالبان کا بزدلانہ حملہ

Nov 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Urdu Media, اردو

پاکستان میڈیا واچ کی ٹیم سینیر جرنلسٹ حامد میر کی گاڑی میں لگائے گئے بم اور اس طرح کے بزدلانہ روئیے کی پر زور مزمت کرتی ھے۔ پاکستان تحریک طالبان نے حامد میر کی گاڑی کے نیچے بم لگانے کا اعتراف کیا اور حامد میر کو سیکولر کرار دیتے ھوئے یہ کہا کہ وہ مسلمان اور […]

The Nation Repeats, Adds To US Secession Misinformation

Nov 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, The Nation

We noted earlier that The News (Jang Group) had engaged in pointless point scoring by elevating a story about Americans unhappy with the recent election posting on the White House website asking that their states be allowed to secede from the US. The Nation has not only repeated this story, but added some creative misinformation to make […]

Pointless Point Scoring

Nov 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

According to a bold front page headline of The News ‘Citizens of 20 states seek separation from the US’. Is the great American Super Power on the verge of collapse before our very eyes? Will the UN have to intervene before another civil war? Actually, that’s nt likely. The story is referring to “several petitions…requesting […]

What Ikram Sehgal Forgot To Mention About His Purchase of G4S

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Express Tribune

The Express Tribune reported earlier this week that foreign security firm G4S’s stake in Pakistan operations was recently purchased by its local partner, Ikram Sehgal. We have noted before that Mr Sehgal has a small problem with disclosing relevant facts and conflicts of interest related to his business ventures when talking to media, and unfortunately […]

جنگ گروپ اور ہارپ کانسپیرسی تھیوری

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, Urdu Media, اردو

پاکستان میڈیا واچ کی ٹیم اپنے قارین کی توجہ مندرجہ زیل کالم کی جانب مرکوز کروانا چاھے گی۔ نصرت مرزا صاحب کا یہ جنگ اخبار کا کالم ۔ جو کہ ایک اخباری کالم کم اور سائنس فکشن کا ناول زیادہ معلوم ہوتا ھے۔ پاکستان میڈیا واچ کی ٹیم اس کالم کو مدنظر رکھتے ھوئے چند اہم نقات اٹھانا […]

Gen Kayani: Rumours, Conspiracy Theories Against National Interest

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

Talking to a group of officers at GHQ on Monday, Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani made a statement that media talking heads and so-called ‘investigative reporters’ should take to heart: While constructive criticism is well understood, conspiracy theories based on rumours which create doubts about the very intent, are unacceptable. COAS Kayani […]

Nadir Hassan’s Missing Link

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Nadir Hassan wrote for Express Tribune that it is time to de-link drones and terrorism. Nadir Hassan’s analysis is based on a commonly accepted idea: that TTP and Afghan Taliban are two distinct groups with different goals. Much of the terrorist violence in the country is the handiwork of the TTP, a coalition of various militant groups […]