Posts Tagged ‘ Bilawal ’

Media’s Pre-poll Rigging: Journalists or Phappay Kutnis?

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: The News

We wrote last week about the lack of attention being paid to one of the biggest sources of pre-poll rigging going on in Pakistan – the way media reports all manner of unfounded rumours and gossips against politicians. The example we used in our last post was a story in The News that accused PML-N chief […]

The Nation misrepresents Bilawal’s statements…again

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: The Nation

Even before his full entry into the political arena, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is already facing media attacks usually reserved for more seasoned political veterans. The Nation on Tuesday lobbed a rather serious attack against the young PPP Chairman, terming his attitude as ‘defiant’ and claiming that he has ‘attempted to threaten the judiciary from the […]

The Nation misrepresents Bilawal’s statements

Apr 11th, 2012 | By | Category: The Nation

An editorial in The Nation on Wednesday misrepresents the statements of Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as a call for unilateral disarmament of Pakistan particularly with regards to the nuclear assets. The Nation characterised Bilawal as ‘naive’ and ‘idealism’ said that his statement ‘overlooks some of the fundamental realities but also reinforces his stature […]

Photo Narratives

Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Pakistan Today, The News

“A picture is worth a thousand words”, says the old saying. Indeed, since the introduction of photography, images have proven to be a powerful tool for shaping our beliefs and attitudes. On the barsi of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, who can deny the power that this photo commands even today, 33 years after his death. But […]

Preemptive Strike

Dec 13th, 2011 | By | Category: The Nation

Political attack are one of the warts on the journalistic profession. Typically, these attacks come in one of several well known forms: questioning someone’s patriotism, suggesting they are a paid agent, or lobbing accusations of corruption are probably the most common. Often these attacks come after the target has done something that can be misdescribed […]

Media Double Game Against Bilawal?

Aug 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Times, Dawn, Express Tribune, Jang, The Nation, The News

Last night Bilawal Bhutto Zardari released a statement about his immediate future. In short, he says, “I am currently looking into the possibility of studying law” and will not be jumping into politics as widely reported. According to his statement, Bilawal felt compelled to act out, “to counter some inaccurate information that has recently been […]