Posts Tagged ‘ advertising ’

Nadeem F. Paracha: The fantastical world of advertising

Jan 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs

What would life be like if it resembled any of the numerous TV commercials that are forced down our already choked throats? For starters, all the women in the family would remain (dressed to the nines, of course) in a kitchen, preparing all kinds of food with a favourite cooking oil which they see as […]



PEMRA in the spotlight

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: PEMRA, Samaa TV, Waqt TV

PEMRA is finding itself in the spotlight this week, its actions getting mixed reviews from commenters for its inconsistency in enforcing electronic media regulations. Blog Cafe Pyala notes that PEMRA issued fines on Rs. 1 million each to Samaa TV and Waqt TV for airing an interview of Mumtaz Qadri who has confessed to murdering […]



Evidence That Advertising Is Driving PR For Banned Organizations?

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Khabrian, Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Dawn, The Nation, The News

Recently we noted that Daily Nawa-i-Waqt was accepting advertising from a banned group, Jamaat ud Dawa. We asked whether accepting advertising from banned groups would affect the reporting or editorial stance of the newspaper such as leading to articles that are sympathetic to or supportive of this group? The answer may be showing itself. A […]



Newspaper Accepts Paid Advertisements From Banned Groups

Sep 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Nawa-i-Waqt

Banned group Jamaat ud Dawa has paid newspapers for advertising space – and the newspapers accepted the offer. This raises further questions around the topic of media priorities that we began discussing last week. Daily Nawa-i-waqt ran a large paid advertisement signed by Hafiz Saeed for Jamaat ud Dawa that says, Responsible people and members […]



Pakistan's New Media Dictionary

Dec 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Satire

The esteemed and very witty Nadeem Paracha has posted a satire of Pakistan’s media worthy of the greatest rewards on the Dawn blog. In case you haven’t seen it, here it is for your enlightenment. We only recommend that you do not try to read while drinking your chai, otherwise you may spill it on […]



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