Posts Tagged ‘ Jamaat-i-Islami ’

The News (Jamiat Group?)

Oct 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, Jasarat, The News

Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT), the allegedly independent student political group widely considered student wing of Jamaat-i-Islami, is holding a three-day convention in Lahore presently. While such a conference can be a legitimate news story, we were surprised by the way that it was reported by The News (Jang Group). An article in yesterday’s The News reported […]



Pak Journalists: Conspiracy Theories and Willful Ignorance

Mar 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Daily Lahore Post, Dawn News TV, Express News, Express Tribune

As the details of the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti begin coming to light, journalists are scrambling to meet deadlines and be the first to have the lead report on the topic. In this rush, mistakes will be made and facts will go unverified. But a much greater problem plagues media accounts – the willingness of […]



The News mischaracterizes Raymond Davis protest leaders

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

In an article yesterday titled, ‘Hang Raymond Davis, demand protesters’, The News listed a group of protest leaders including titles for organizations that they represent. However, these titles did not tell the whole story and by leaving out important details, readers could be misled. Prominent among those who spoke on the occasion included former Jamaat-e-Islami […]



Business Recorder Publishes JI Conspiracy Theory

Feb 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Business Recorder

Business Recorder on Monday published the latest conspiracy theory of JI Ameer Syed Munawar Hasan that “the Americans have established several states within the state of Pakistan” and are orchestrating terrorist activities in the country. What is curious is that the article reads like a press statement issued by a political party and not actual […]



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