Posts Tagged ‘ Imran Khan ’

Inappropriate from any perspective

Sep 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Ethics, Jang, The News

Last week one of the PMW team Tweeted about an article published by The News and Daily Jang as ‘National News’. The piece referred to was written by Abdur Rehman Bawa whose Khatm-e-Nubuwwat is an Anti-Ahmadiyya group. Leaving aside for the purposes of this post the question of whether it is appropriate for a media […]



Ansar Abbasi Twists Facts, History In Defence of Militants

Aug 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, The News

In his latest piece for The News (Jang Group), Ansar Abbasi requests “home-grown solutions to Talibanisation” – something many people would probably agree with. Unfortunately, he then goes on to spread a mixture of misinformation and pro-militancy which undermines his original thesis, suggesting that Ansar Abbasi’s “solution” to Talibanisation is actually to embrace it. Abbasi […]



یہاں پگڑی اچھلتی ھے- نزیر ناجی

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, Uncategorized, Urdu Media, اردو

پاکستان میڈیا واچ کی ٹیم اپنے قارین کی توجہ نزیر ناجی صاحب کے روزنامہ جنگ کے کالم کی جانب کروانا چاھتی ھے۔ اگرچہ پاکستان میڈیا واچ کسی بھی سیاسی پارٹی کی طرف داری کی حامی نھیں لیکن اس کالم میں کی گئی چند باتیں قابل غور ھیں۔



Pakistan Media Criticised For Misrepresenting US Ambassador

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Appearing as guest on Capital Talk with Hamid Mir on Geo TV (Jang Group), US Ambassador Cameron Munter rejected a report in Pakistan media claiming that he has written a report to Washington stating that Imran Khan will sweep the next elections. The American diplomat says that this is a problem with Pakistan’s media and he […]



Is Imran Khan victim of a media vendetta?

May 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Express Tribune

Writing for Express Tribune‘s ‘Media Watchdog’ blog, Corporate Solicitor Zain Umar claims that the newspaper has a ‘Goebbel’s vendetta’ against Imran Khan. After equating The Express Tribune to the Nazi propaganda minister in the very first sentence, he goes on lambast the newspaper for allegedly “publishing literally anything against Imran Khan” while “not a single […]



Mubasher Lucman’s Social Media Campaign

Jan 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Dunya

A few months ago we warned Shahid Masood and Azeem Mian that Mubasher Lucman had entered the race for PTI Media Advisor and taken the contest to a whole new level. It seems that with the government’s troubles and PTI’s rising popularity, Mr lucman has stepped up his campaign using a popular PTI format – […]



The News Attacks Imran Khan

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: The News

An article of Mariana Baabar of The News on Friday continues Jang Group‘s bad habit of lobbing senseless attacks against politicians based on nothing but personal animosity and political bias. The article in question, ‘Imran meets Munter, Raphel at PTII secretariat’, discusses a private meeting between Chairman PTI Imran Khan and American Ambassador to Pakistan […]



Ansar Abbasi, wannabe political advisor, gives himself away

Dec 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Ansar Abbasi is at it again with a front page column in The News (Jang Group) that offers little more than Abbasi’s personal frustration that PTI and PML-N are not joining forces against the present government. Having utterly ceased to even pretend to be a journalist, Ansar Abbasi is now fantasizing that he is political […]



Is media playing favourites?

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

We’re all well aware of just how vicious the media can be, especially when it comes to politics. Whoever is in power at the time will always suffer the greatest number of attacks, but even opposition politicians are not usually spared the venom of our talk show hosts and their guests. So when a politician […]



The News, or PR for Rent?

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Reporting on Imran Khan’s rally has taken many forms. From the varying estimates of the crowd’s numbers which easily give away a journalist’s political leanings, to the thinly-veiled giddiness of Hamid Mir, to The Nation‘s tasking Imran with “declaring his own assets first”, many of the media reactions to Imran Khan’s rally on Sunday were […]



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