Posts Tagged ‘ Ikram Sehgal ’

Business interests, Super patriotism and ‘Journalism’: Ikram Sehgal’s Unique Column-writing

Apr 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Blogs

Major (retd) Ikram Sehgal is not an ordinary columnist. He is the owner of Pathfinder G4S, a company that employs 15,000 people, most of whom are retired military personnel. He recently bought out the shares of global giant G4S in Wackenhut’s Pakistan operation for a sum he failed to disclose in his Press Release to […]



What Ikram Sehgal Forgot To Mention About His Purchase of G4S

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Express Tribune

The Express Tribune reported earlier this week that foreign security firm G4S’s stake in Pakistan operations was recently purchased by its local partner, Ikram Sehgal. We have noted before that Mr Sehgal has a small problem with disclosing relevant facts and conflicts of interest related to his business ventures when talking to media, and unfortunately […]



Ikram Sehgal’s Analysis Needs Better Disclosure

May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

This time last year, Ikram Sehgal wrote a piece for The News suggesting that the Supreme Court should give up trying to enforce the rule of law and consider that military intervention in government may be necessary. Today, The News published another piece by Mr Sehgal calling on the Chief Justice to consider trying another […]



More Plagiarism Allegations Hit Jang Group

Jul 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Ethics, Jang, The News

Latest plagiarism allegations against Jang Group comes from blogger Abdullah Saad who posted on Twitter about an article by Ikram Sehgal that is strangely similar to a post by Saad earlier this year. Ikram Sehgal: Without seeking to achieve parity with India, Pakistan has to maintain the status quo, by upgrading its non-conventional weapons capabilities i.e. better […]



Why are opinion pieces 'Top Stories' in The News?

Jul 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News continues to mistake blatant opinion columns for actual news, and publishes them as top stories in the newspaper. Today’s issue includes two stories about the second tenure as COAS granted to Gen. Ashraf Kayani by PM Gilani that offer no factual news reporting, but instead are opinion columns opposing Gen. Kayani’s continued service […]



American Contractor Praises Clinton: A Conflict of Interest?

Nov 10th, 2009 | By | Category: The News

In two recent pieces published in The News ‘Just Say No’ and ‘The Ultimate Defining Moment’, former army officer turned security consultant turned defense analyst Ikram Sehgal, praised Hilary Clinton’s recent visit to Pakistan. Since PMW believes in fighting for “A Free, Fair and Factually Correct Pakistani Media” we believe Mr. Sehgal should be upfront […]



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