Posts Tagged ‘ Ahmad Noorani ’

Shaheen Sehbai's Fools Gold

Nov 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Shaheen Sehbai appears to be challenging for ‘Best Drama Screenplay’ with his column for The News, “$260 billion gold mines going for a song, behind closed doors“. Sehabi’s front page article is filled with back-stabbing, conspiracies, and corporate intrigue. Unfortunately, it is lacking in any real investigative reporting. From the beginning, Shaheen Sehbai takes such […]



The News Report on Constitution Contains Factual Error

Oct 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

A front page report in The News today by Ahmad Noorani contains a factual error about how constitutional amendments are treated in other countries. The article claims that: In different countries with developed political systems, including US and India, apex courts have struck down constitutional amendments. This is not true. No constitutional amendment has ever […]



Is NRO reporting fair and factual?

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Ethics

It is often said that the media has an attention span of about two weeks. Issues come and go from front pages quickly as reporters look for the next big story. This can been seen by the short shelf-life of headlines and analysis about terrorist attacks such as took place in Lahore and Data Darbar. […]



Disaster Relief, Then and Now

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Ahmad Noorani writes for The News today a curious article about flood donations received from the international community. The thesis of Mr Noorani’s column appears to be that the present government is not as effective as the Musharraf regime in 2005. Despite the author’s intentions, though, his presentation of facts to back his claim are […]



Ahmad Noorani Mischaracterizes Zardari Statements, Contradicts Own Newspaper

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: The News

Ahmad Noorani writes a ‘top story’ in The News today that is an example of yellow journalism at its worst. The article, “President confuses PPP Jialas and the nation“, is a political ‘hit job’ and not a serious piece of journalism. Moreover, the author’s argument contradicts recent reports found in his own newspaper. Ahmed claims […]



The Jang Group – how low the standards would fall?

Apr 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The following was posted by Mr. Yousuf Nazar at his own blog, State of Pakistan, on Saturday, 10 April 2010. Mr. Nazar makes excellent observations about the increasingly poor so-called ‘reporting’ being published by The News (Jang Group). I am getting quite fed up with the planted, biased, illiterate, and highly unprofessional so-called reporting by […]



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