Posts Tagged ‘ Fasi Zaka ’

Bol Getting Support From Unhelpful Allies

May 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Bol

The New York Times report on IT company Axact has taken the media by storm, especially since it directly involves the new channel Bol. We have no comment on the reports allegations, and will wait to see whether ongoing investigations produce any meaningful evidence. However, a dear reader brought our attention to a very curious […]



Who is John S Hamilton?

Jan 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

That was the question that buzzed on Twitter Tuesday as people tried to figure out the identity of the author of a front page story “Special to The News” that is supposed to be by ‘John S Hamilton’ of Woodbridge, Virginia, USA. At first glance, the article, ‘Understanding the DNA of a BlackBerry set’ appears […]



More Examples of Two-Faced Media

Oct 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Ethics

If you discovered that your neighbor was teling one thing to you and the opposite thing to your other neighbor, would you trust this man? What if it was not your neighbor, what if it was the TV anchor on your daily news show? This is the problem facing our nation today – journalists who […]



Journalism…Or Jingoism?

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune, Samaa TV

Fasi Zaka has a new installment in what appears to be a series on the treatment of Dr. Aafia by news media. If you will recall, Fasi made a startling claim a week ago that TV anchors were deliberately misreporting the Dr. Aafia case. This week, he continues his expose by analyzing several shows and […]



Are TV Anchors Honestly Reporting Dr Aafia's Case?

Oct 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune

In a column for Express Tribune last week, Fasi Zaka made a startling claim: TV anchors are intentionally misleading viewers about the Dr. Aafia Siddiqui case. I have a friend who works in the production unit of Pakistan’s most watched channels, and she told me an interesting anecdote that when the verdict was announced for […]



Brasstricks

Apr 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Fasi Zaka’s satirical wit is truly a national treasure. His latest column for Express Tribune takes a light-hearted poke at that brass trickster Zaid Hamid. Karachi: A student member of Brasstricks is writing to his friends on the net about the failed Pakistan Resolution on March 23 by Syed Samad Bond in Lahore at Al […]



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