Archive for July 2013

Latest Media Hoax: No Agreement On Aafia Siddiqui

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Dunya, Express Tribune, The Nation, The News

Last week, reports of a breakthrough in efforts by some groups to repatriate Dr Aafia Siddiqui filled the print and electronic media as reporters rushed to report that the US had agreed to return the Pakistani neuroscientist in a ‘prisoner swap’. After several days of heavy announcements, statements by political and government officials, and countless […]

The Seamy Side of Attack Journalism

Jul 18th, 2013 | By | Category: The Nation

The newly elected government of Nawaz Sharif may be enjoying less trouble with the media than his predecessor, but it should not be thought that he has been given a pass by the political attack dogs in media. A case in point is Sajid Zia’s piece, ‘The seamy side of NA-120, a tour through PM […]