Posts Tagged ‘ Bloggers ’

Anchors, Ratings…and Consequences

Nov 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Ethics

The words of prominent TV anchors may be considered all in good fun or perhaps merely words and therefore not of any consequence. “If you do not like a programme, do not watch it” say the defenders of this ‘anything goes’ media ideology. But words have consequences, and the statements of prominent TV anchors can […]

Are Intelligence Agencies Using Media As Puppets?

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

Are some elements in the intelligence agencies using media as puppets? This is a conclusion that is being reached by some analysts based on recent news articles published by The News (Jang Group). Earlier this week, investigative editor for The News Ansar Abbasi wrote the article titled ‘Ex-MI chief, commanders Quetta, Pindi involved’ which claims […]

Growing List of Citizen Media Watchers

Jan 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

A dear reader has written us about his new blog that includes a very detailed research and fact-checking of conspiracy theories. One of the goals of Pakistan Media Watch is, of course, to fact check the misinformation that is presented in the media whenever we see it and to promote responsible, informed reporting and commentary […]

GEO TV Bullys Bloggers, Offers No Facts

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Geo TV

Commercial media giant GEO TV has launched an attack on a small blog in a disturbing case of media bullying as popular TV Host Hamid Mir and investigative editor for The News Ansar Abbasi lashed out against the blog “Let Us Build Pakistan,” a blog of PPP supporters that was started in 2008 and is […]