Merey Mutabiq

Facilitating Fascism

Jun 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Merey Mutabiq

Reading Nadeem Paracha’s column yesterday, I was immediately reminded of a video clip from Shahid Masood’s TV programme that was recently posted on the blog Let Us Build Pakistan. The clip features a conversation between Shahid Masood and Zakir Naik, and purports, in Zakir’s way, to “prove scientifically” that non-Muslims should not be allowed to […]

Merey Mutabiq Using Misleading Edits?

May 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Merey Mutabiq

The following paragraph comes from Kamran Shafi’s column in today’s Dawn: I made the mistake of my life when I appeared, against better counsel, on Dr Shahid Masood’s Meray Mutabiq which was recorded and then edited. And by golly was it edited! Suffice it to say that I was shocked out of my wits, and […]

Merey Mutabiq: What is the point of the show?

Dec 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Merey Mutabiq

For the average Pakistani, what is the point of Merey Mutabiq? One could hardly recall a program of Dr. Shahid Masood in which he had discussed the problems or individual issues that most people of the country face. If at all he had any viwership, he is fast losing that due to a particular set […]

Merey Mutabiq Should Let Courts Do Their Job

Dec 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Merey Mutabiq

Merey Mutabiq devoted most of their entire last show to NRO. This is not surprising, as it follows a trend of favoring negative commentary over saying positive things about the country. But what was the point? Nothing new was said. Shahid Masood has the right to his own program content, and we defend his right […]

Merey Mutabiq Presents One-Sided Discussion of NRO, Fails to Include Constitutional Experts

Nov 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Merey Mutabiq

Shahid Masood has once again tried to brew a storm in a tea cup in his latest episode of Merey Mutabiq. With a string of guests including well known right wing media militants, Masood has tried to stir up feelings of anger and disenchantment over the NRO, choosing political attacks rather than reasoned debate. That […]