Posts Tagged ‘ Freedom of the press ’

Media Coercion Never Justified

Aug 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Censorship

While this blog has posed questions and challenges for news media reporting about the alleged shoe throwing incident, we are troubled by reports that certain news media are being coerced by political activists. Factual accuracy and political fairness cannot be achieved through political coercion – only through an honest and open discussion of media reports. […]

Poll: Media Destabilizing Pakistan, Threaten Freedom

Nov 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

A recent Gilani poll (Gallup Pakistan) found that almost one-third of all Pakistanis (31%) blame media for political instability in Pakistan. These findings have two important implications: First, the media is creating confusion and chaos during a time of war; Second, by discrediting themselves, members of the media threaten the freedom of the press. Pakistan […]