Posts Tagged ‘ Ansar Abbasi ’

Transparently Ridiculous

Feb 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

With the Memogate dud finally fizzling out and the hearing on contempt charges against the PM not set until next week, it promised to be a slow news week. Right on cue, the old reliable story of corruption is back in the headlines again, at least at one media group. The latest headlines, though, are […]



Lacking evidence, Ansar Abbasi gives speculation

Jan 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

An article appearing on the front page of The News (Jang Group) asks, ‘Is PM Gilani using Pasha’s extension as a bargaining tool?’ The piece, which is not published on the Opinion pages but rather the front page and is not even in any way labeled as opinion, viewpoint, or commentary suggests that the PM […]



Memogate 2: Get Mushy

Jan 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Last week, Ansar Abbasi wrote what is allegedly detailed information about Musharraf’s personal accounts with banks and investment firms in the Gulf. He received his private information from ‘a source’. Now, Ansar Abbasi has an ‘influential diplomatic source’ that allegedly has copies of a communication sent to an American ex-Congressman asking for support upon his […]



How did Ansar Abbasi get access to Musharraf’s private accounts?

Jan 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

In a detailed front page story of The News on Sunday, Ansar Abbasi asks, ‘How did Musharraf become a billionaire?’ While questions about the source of Gen Musharraf’s personal fortune are legitimate, they typically focus on public information – how was he able to afford his London home? What is his current source of income? […]



The News vs. The News on nukes

Dec 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Is the government threatening the security of the country by cutting development of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons programme? Or is the government improving the security of the country by investing in a modern nuclear weapons programme? According to The News (Jang Group) the answer is yes to both. In Monday’s copy of The News, Ansar Abbasi warns […]



Ansar Abbasi, wannabe political advisor, gives himself away

Dec 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Ansar Abbasi is at it again with a front page column in The News (Jang Group) that offers little more than Abbasi’s personal frustration that PTI and PML-N are not joining forces against the present government. Having utterly ceased to even pretend to be a journalist, Ansar Abbasi is now fantasizing that he is political […]



“No Information”

Nov 12th, 2011 | By | Category: The News

Ansar Abbasi is back to his old tricks on Friday with an article for The News, ‘Foreign Office has no information if any expelled US official is now back’. The title of Abbasi’s latest piece says it all: “no information”. Nevermind that he had no information, Ansar Abbasi can always rely on conspiracy theories and […]



انصار عباسی کی بے دلیل منطق اور تنقید

Oct 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, Uncategorized, Urdu Media, اردو

پاکستان میڈیا واچ اگرچہ انصار عباسی کا کالم انگریزی زبان میں چھاپ چکا ھے لیکن پھر بھی ھماری ٹیم نے اردو میں پوسٹ کرنا اور بھی مناسب سمجھا تاکہ اردو قارین بھی اچھی طرح سچائی سے واقف ھو سکیں۔ انصار عباسی اپنے جنگ کے کالم میں سلمان تاثیر کے قاتل ممتاز قادری کی انسداد دھشت […]



Is Khawaja Sharif or Ansar Abbasi defending Mumtaz Qadri?

Oct 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

On the front page of The News on Wednesday, Ansar Abbasi makes the shocking revelation that Naval Chief Admiral (R) Saeed Muhammad Khan, under whose oversight the controversial purchase of French Agosta submaries took place, has told the court investigating the scandal that it wasn’t his fault. It must be an interesting world that Ansar […]



Ansar Abbasi’s ‘Islamic Warriors’

Sep 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

According to Ansar Abbasi’s column in The News, recent accusations of American officials claiming that ISI has supported the Haqqani netork of militants is ‘a blessing in disguise’ because this has united the nation and given the opportunity to end all extremism and terrorism. Let’s set aside for a moment the ridiculous claim that somehow […]



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