Posts Tagged ‘ manipulation ’

Media’s Role In Undermining National Unity

Apr 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Dawn, Ethics, Threats to Journalists

The role of media is to inform and perhaps to entertain. We look to news programmes to give us insights into what is happening in the world around us, and we look to dramas and other entertainment programmes to give us a momentary distraction from the pressures of daily life. Sometimes, however, the media can […]

Manipulating the Media

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Ethics

The following piece by Kamran Rehmat appeared in Gulf Times on 8th March. In his piece, the author notes specific instances where the media claimed to be independently reporting politics, but appeared to actually being easily manipulated. There have been at least four instances in 2011 alone that have established that the independent TV media […]

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 […]