Posts Tagged ‘ editorial ’

The Nation Publishes Misinformation About Anti-Islam Film

Sep 14th, 2012 | By | Category: The Nation

An editorial appearing in The Nation of 14th September contains several inaccurate claims both about the film and about freedom of speech. The editorial, which represents the official position of the newspaper, claims that “was funded by Jewish business to the tune of $5 million dollars, as admitted by Israeli-American director “Sam””. Actually, there is no […]



The News Includes Editorial Cartoon In News Story

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: The News

A World News report in The News (Jang Group) on the ongoing saga of the status of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange who has taken refuge in the Embassy of Ecuador in London includes an image of the central figure with his mouth gagged by an American flag and surrounded by the words ‘courage’ and ‘truth’ […]



The News (Jang) Publishes Defamatory Headline Against Musharraf

Oct 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News (Jang) today published a ‘top story’ carrying a headline that refers to Pervez Musharraf as ‘Crazy’. This is a wholly irresponsible and potentially defamatory action by the Jang Group newspaper. Gen. Musharraf is, of course, entitled to his opinions about the proper role of the military. If he believes in military dictatorship, for […]



Evidence That Advertising Is Driving PR For Banned Organizations?

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Khabrian, Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, Dawn, The Nation, The News

Recently we noted that Daily Nawa-i-Waqt was accepting advertising from a banned group, Jamaat ud Dawa. We asked whether accepting advertising from banned groups would affect the reporting or editorial stance of the newspaper such as leading to articles that are sympathetic to or supportive of this group? The answer may be showing itself. A […]



Conflicting Conspiracies in The News

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

There appears to be a curious conflict of conspiracies in reports published by The News (Jang Group) on Wednesday regarding the HEC report submitted to the Education Ministry. Ansar Abbasi reports that there is a conspiracy to change the contents of the report, and that the Education Minister Sardar Assef Ahmad Ali has sent the […]



The Nation fails to do homework for latest editorial

Jan 7th, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

    Only two days after their failed attempt to blame the government for problems at the Oil & Gas Development Company (OGDCL), The Nation’s editorial writers published a new hyper-dramatic editorial declaring that the US is targeting Pakistan. After reviewing the evidence used by The Nation as well as actually reading the news this […]



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