Posts Tagged ‘ Daily Express ’

جاوید چودھری کا شرمناک اردو کالم

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Express, Express News, Urdu Media, اردو

جاوید چودھری اردو اور پاکستانی میڈیا کی ایک بلاشبہ مشہور ہستی ھیں۔ ایکسپرس نیوز کے پروگرام کل تک کے اینکر ھونے کے ساتھ ساتھ وہ زیرو پوائنٹ نامی کالم ایکسپریس کے ہی اردو اخبار میں بھی لکھتے ھیں۔ اس بات میں کوئی شک نھیں کہ چاھے لوگ انھیں زاتی طور پر پسند کریں یا نا […]

Fragmented Media, Fragmented Nation

Feb 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Dawn, Express Tribune, Jang, The Nation, The News

Not that long ago, two people from different walks of life would learn about the issues of the day from the same source. We relied on PTV and a handful of newspapers to bring us the news, and even this was vetted and censored by government officials. It was Gen Musharraf, ironically, who loosed the […]

The line between ‘reporting’ and ‘mouthpiece’

Oct 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Express, Daily Khabrian, Ethics, Jang, The Nation

What is the line between ‘reporting’ and ‘mouthpiece’? When is a reporter simply telling about an event, and when is he amplifying a political message? This is not an easy question – it raises important questions of neutrality and professional responsibility in journalism, as well as what is media’s role in society. But whether or […]

اردو پرنٹ میڈیا کی ایک بار پھر غیر ذمہدارانہ رپورٹنگ

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs, Daily Express, Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Jang, Urdu Media, اردو

آج کی تاریخ کے تینوں اثرورسوخ والے اخبارات (جنگ ،ایکسپریس ،نوائے وقت) کو دیکھنے کے بعد اس بات کا پتا چلتا ھے کے اردو پرنٹ میڈیا کے یھ علم بردار بھی سچائی سے کوسوں دور ھیں اور کھانیاں گھڑنے سے بالکل نھیں کتراتے۔ :سب سے پھلے نوائے وقت کی سرخی نیچے ملاحضہ فرمایں اس بات […]

Media Adds Bodies, Confusion To Drone Death Count

May 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Express, Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Express News, Express Tribune, Geo TV, Jang, The News

Since Geo took a report from AFP and added two bodies to the death count from a pair of drone strikes in North Waziristan on Monday, news agencies have been in a race to the top of the pile of bodies. The News and Jang added an extra body, making the total 10 deaths. Express […]

Daily Express Headlines Add More Confusion

May 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Express

Daily Express really outdoes itself this time. The following headlines all appeared on the front page on 10 May. Is it any wonder that the people are confused? “Osama had died of illness long before – Iranian Intelligence Agency” “Osama was wearing a shalwar and a vest. Head and chest was shot twice – Interior […]

What do McDonalds, Tata Group, and Osama have in common?

May 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Express, Express Tribune, Jang

Yesterday we wrote about the two-faced reporting on Osama bin Laden coming from Jang Group‘s newspapers. But Jang Group is not the only media group that has been promoting one perspective in its English language media while projecting a sympathetic or pro-jihadi message in its Urdu publications. On 4 May, Express Tribune published opinion pieces […]

Ayesha: Javed Chaudhry’s Blatant Distortion of Facts

Feb 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs, Daily Express

Excellent fact checking by Ayesha! Cross-posted from her blog Sharp Perceptions. The reading of Javed Chaudhry’s op-ed ‘Beech Ka Rasta’ (The Middle Way), printed in the February 4th Urdu newspaper Daily Express, made me realize that the media in general and the Urdu press in particular is so much bent on molding the public opinion […]