Posts Tagged ‘ language ’

Why is drone data missing from Daily Jang?

Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

This blog has mentioned before the issue of media priorities – the decisions by editors and producers about what stories are important and what stories are not important enough to include in the day’s discussion. We have also explored the way that issues are reported differently between the English language and Urdu language media. Today’s […]

Causal 'Facts'

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Mr Jawed Naqvi wrote earlier this week about the evolution of journalistic treatment of facts. Much like the way that society has become more casual in other areas, journalists have become causal – some might say lazy with their reporting of facts. This is unfortunate because the facts are what readers are looking for. A […]

Media Manipulation

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Wajahat S Khan’s column in today’s Tribune is a must-read article for media watchers. While we tend to be very sensitive to the way foreign media uses certain terms to grant an unfavorable impression of Islam or Pakistan, we often overlook the fact that this same problem – using particular terms to give a favorable […]