Posts Tagged ‘ double-standard ’

Babar Sattar vs. Babar Sattar on transparency

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: The News

Islamabad based lawyer Babar Sattar is a regular columnist on legal issue for The News (Jang Group). As a respected legal mind writing for the nation’s largest media group, he has a special ability to influence public opinion on important issues. Mr Sattar is entitled to his opinons, of course, but we believe it is […]

Jang Group’s Double Standard on Security

Jan 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

When The News (Jang Group) published an editorial on 6th January questioning Husain Haqqani for claiming that he was concerned about his security without providing some concrete proof of threats, we noted that creating this arbitrary standard of proof of threats was insulting to the courageous men and women of the press who every day […]

Fashion Journalism

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: The News

We have avoided until now addressing the treatment of FM Khar by some in media because it was our sincere hope that this would be a momentary lapse of reason that would fade away once the newly appointed minister was giving meetings with her international counterparts as representative of the national interest. But upon seeing […]

Libya, Conspiracies, and Double Standards

Mar 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Daily Mail, Daily Times, The Nation

Last week, director at the South Asia Free Media Association, Khaled Ahmed, held a mirror to the nation’s commentariat and observed the uncomfortable truth that it’s only when non-Muslims kill Muslims that we complain. He was writing about how so many turn a blind eye to daily atrocities committed by Taliban jihadis, choosing instead to […]

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 […]

Media Bosses Double Standard on Travel

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Dawn, Geo TV, Jang, The News

In a follow up to our report yesterday about The News and Ansar Abbasi exploiting the national sensibilities for victims of KP floods, reader Sana from Chai Chutney Politics blog emailed to tell that media bosses are to be found traveling in Europe and USA while complaining about others doing the same. Showing just how […]

Ansar Abbasi: Double Standards and Smears

Jul 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Ansar Abbasi today is continuing with his sad display of poor journalism and unsupported political attacks. His column in The News is titled “NAB used to target CJ on Presidency’s wishes“, but nowhere in the column does he present any evidence that such a claim is true. Rather Ansar Abbasi uses double standards and bald […]

Shaheen Sehbai's Defamation Double-Standard

Jul 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

One would think that after a 42-year career in the field of journalism, Shaheen Sehbai would have grown a slightly thicker skin. Instead, it appears that he’s grown quite a bit of cheek! Apparently the Group Editor of The News had his feeling hurt by an article penned by MNA Azeem Daultana and has responded […]