Posts Tagged ‘ Azam Swati ’

Media, Rumours and ‘Public Importance’

Dec 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Dawn, Ethics, Foreign Media, Jang, The Nation, The News

A report in The News today serves as an excellent example of how the media’s power to shape the way we perceive events can be used to serve a political agenda. According to reporter Sohail Khan, former Senator Azam Swati (PTI) through his counsel Tariq Asad has petitioned the Supreme Court to place the name […]

Journalists Or Political Stooges?

Jan 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Times, Dawn, The News

The embarrassing case of dual nationality and the national media Earlier this week a report was widely circulated in the media that some government officials were holding dual nationalities. Only there was one major problem with the story — the journalists did not investigate, and simply parroted what appear to be false accusations. This embarrassing […]