Posts Tagged ‘ Farrukh Khan Pitafi ’

Tweeting Birds, Judiciary and Accountability

Jun 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Ethics

When the Chief Justice took suo motu notice of allegations that his son Arsalan is involved in a corruption scandal, several high-profile journalists commented that the action was “a direct result of Twitter”. We will refrain from comment about the likelihood that the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is deciding the docket based on […]



Media’s Newest ‘Moment of Shame’

Nov 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Ethics

It has been one year since the media caused a national crisis by inaccurately reporting that the government was plotting to withdraw notification to reinstate the judges sacked by Musharraf. Unfortunately, it seems that journalists and TV anchors did not learn from this ‘moment of shame’ and are once again causing alarm by rushing to […]



Media's Moment of Shame – Farrukh Khan Pitafi

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Daily Times

Farrukh Khan Pitafi takes the media to task in his column for Daily Times today over the recent rumour mongering by certain newspapers and TV stations which fueled an unnecessary tension between the executive and judiciary. He also makes the point that has been noted here previously that there is a severe crisis in the […]



Devil's Advocate: Who's At Fault For Poor TV Content?

Nov 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

When you turn on the TV and watch TSS or Capital Talk or Merey Mutabiq you will see some pretty outrageous stuff. But who is responsible for this? Is it the TV producers? The talk show hosts themselves? Or could it, dear reader, be someone a little bit closer to our own television sets? Might […]



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