Posts Tagged ‘ 9/11 ’

Conspiracy theories and hate speech in the media

Jun 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, The Nation

In The Nation this week, senior journalist and project consultant/editor at Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) Ghani Jafar approaches a worthwhile subject – media used for propaganda in Pakistan. But instead of a serious investigation of the issue, readers are spoon fed tired conspiracy theories and hate speech. Allegedly an examination of American influence […]



The Nation Publishes Contradictory Wikileaks Conspiracies

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

You have to hand it to the editors of The Nation – they do not discriminate against any conspiracy theory. This is made obvious again this week as the newspaper changes its tune within mere days, first saying that the Wikileaks confirms that there is a USA-India conspiracy against Pakistan, and only a few days […]



View Point: 9/11 and Pakistan’s Urdu press

Sep 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, The Nation

The following article originally appeared in the Internet Magazine View Point on Saturday. Pakistan’s Urdu press is perhaps the most careless, irresponsible and demagogic in the world. It promotes conspiracy theories day in day out. Instead of expert knowledge, most editorialists and columnists rely on crude propaganda, emotionalism and prejudice. It does not let the […]



It's time to grow up

May 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

Okay, this must be the biggest mess of a conspiracy theory I’ve seen in some time. Kamran Khan and Talat Hussain may have been first out of the gate on this one, but it is spreading like a wild fire, and it threatens to burn up any credibility left in our media. Today, Mohammad Jamil […]



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