Posts Tagged ‘ Ghairat Brigade ’

Drones and Sovereignty

Apr 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News on Thursday includes a critical attack on political leadership by Vice-chairman Sindh National Front Ameer Bhutto. At issue for the former MPA is the response of politicians to ongoing drone attacks, which Ameer terms “nothing short of an open declaration of war against Pakistan”. But a closer look at the facts reveals something […]



Fauzia Yazdani: Nikki nikki dholki

Mar 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

I received a lovely joke this morning, which is that a Mirasi’s father was dying and the whole family was sitting around him in his final moments, which got prolonged. Made desperate by this somber wait-n-see, one of them said: “Jad tak aba nahin marda niki niki dholki na waja leye?” (‘While we await father’s […]



Return of the Celebrity Mufti Show

Jan 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Express News, PEMRA

According to Express Tribune, ‘Four million flood victims still homeless’. The security situation in Karachi continues to be fragile. Terrorists continue to target with suicide bombers. Of all of the many social ills that cry out desperately for attention, which is the most pressing for Kamran Shahid to feature on his news programme? Veena Malik. […]



Why The Urdu Press Loves Veena Malik

Dec 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Urdu Media

For a group of people so offended by Veena Malik, the holy talking heads certainly can’t stop thinking about her. A couple of weeks ago, we wrote a piece critical of Kamran Shahid’s Front Line circus on the subject. But the ever enlightening Raza Rumi has taken to task ‘the grand opinion setters of the […]



Ahmed Quraishi, Most 'Weird' Pakistani Journalist, Takes Propaganda to New Lows – Turns Computer Glitch at WH into Conspiracy Theory

Oct 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Ahmed Quraishi seems to have an unnatural obsession with Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani. It seems that Quraishi pays attention to little except following the Ambassador’s every move and trying to invent some conspiracy of one form or another. In his latest attempt, Quraishi distorts a computer error at the White House by suggesting […]



The Nation's Economic Conspiracy Theory

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

The Nation never fails to impress us with the some of the conspiracy theories that they publish. Today is no different as the editorial writers venture into the world of economics. Unfortunately, rather than ask an economist for advice and explanation, the editorial writers chose to create a conspiracy theory to explain what they do […]



The Nation Report About Obama Speech Belongs On Opinion Page, Should Be Properly Sourced

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

Today’s The Nation includes a report by an anonymous person known only as “Special Correspondent” on American President Barack Obama’s speech to the American Congress last night which chastises him for not mentioning Pakistan specifically enough. While it is true that Pakistan was not mentioned by name in the speech, the article is clearly meant […]



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