Posts Tagged ‘ Imran Khan ’

Media Conspiracies and Imran Khan

Oct 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

In an otherwise straightforward speech in Lahore on Sunday, Imran Khan alluded to a conspiracy theory of Mansoor Ijaz that this blog has discredited not only once, but twice already. One can give Imran Khan the benefit of doubt, though, as there is a history of examples of journalists feeding Imran conspiracies, possibly as an […]



Mubashir Lucman Enters Competition For PTI Media Advisor

Aug 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Dunya

Watch out Shahid Masood and Azeem Mian, Mubashir Luqman is up in the running for PTI Media Advisor. Last night, Dunya TV anchor Mubashir Luqman took the contest to a whole new level. Here is a part of the clip that was aired: Pairing up with Hassan Nisar, Mr. Luqman starts off his program by giving wrong […]



Competition for PTI media advisor

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Express News

It seems Azim Mian may have some competition in his quest to be PTI media advisor. A dear reader pointed us to the following video clip that shows Shahid Masood interviewing Imran Khan on his programme Shahid Nama, and it leaves us shaking our heads. Anyone watching the program can see that Shahid Masood’s famous […]



Journalist or Wannabe PTI Media Advisor?

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang

The problem of political bias in reporting is an ongoing topic of this blog and others. This is a failure of journalistic ethics and professionalism that, unfortunately, is rampant in our media. But rarely do we have the opportunity to see such a textbook example of this behaviour as we do today. Last year, at […]



Waj S. Khan's Real Estate Rumours

Aug 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogs

I love email. It makes communication fast and easy. No more standing around waiting for the post office to open if you only have a computer and an Internet account. Unfortunately, it’s the perfect way to spread all sorts of rumours and smears. “Hey, I was just forwarding an email!” That roughly translates to, “I […]



TV Awards Night

Feb 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Satire

The latest from Nadeem Paracha’s satire is brilliant. Hello people, and welcome to the First Annual Pakistani Private TV Channels Awards. I, Wamid Mir, will be your host for the evening and with me will be the lovely, Dr. Shireen Blackwater Baymaari. Let’s kick off this grand event, but first, a choti se break, and […]



Media Gives Pro-Taliban Parties Undue Attention

Dec 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Nadeem Paracha’s column written in the aftermath of the horrible attack in Karachi makes an important point about the effect of media on politics, and how certain media outlets are giving an outsized bullhorn to pro-Taliban political parties. It is interesting to note, that though parties such as the Jamat-i-Islami and Imran Khan’s Tehrik-e-Insaaf have […]



Pakistan's New Media Dictionary

Dec 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Satire

The esteemed and very witty Nadeem Paracha has posted a satire of Pakistan’s media worthy of the greatest rewards on the Dawn blog. In case you haven’t seen it, here it is for your enlightenment. We only recommend that you do not try to read while drinking your chai, otherwise you may spill it on […]



Lage Raho Media Bhai!

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: The News

I don’t know how we missed this the other day, but thank you to Adeel for sending it to us to post! The article below is an excellent example of taking the media to task for ignoring the real stories that are affecting our lives and instead hawking wild conspiracy theories and unfounded rumour. I […]



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