Posts Tagged ‘ Matthew Rosenberg ’

The Nation and Xenophobia

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

The Nation deserves praise for publishing Zaheeruddin Baber’s column, “Xenophobic tendencies” in which the author calls attention to the growing problem of intolerance being promoted by some media personalities. But, at the same time, The Nation would do well to read this column carefully and distribute it to its staff so that The Nation can […]



Pakistani Journalist Kamran Shafi Threatened, Shot At

Dec 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In more evidence of the growing threat to free media in Pakistan, veteran journalist Kamran Shafi’s house was strafed with gunfire over the weekend. The shooting comes after repeated threats to Mr. Shafi’s life by telephone and warnings to him not to continue writing about security in Pakistan. Police report that they have made no […]



BREAKING: Ahmed Quraishi's Source Says He Misrepresented Them

Dec 1st, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

In a shocking turn of events for the ongoing libel case between Ambassador Husain Haqqani and Ahmed Quraishi over claims by Quraishi that Haqqani threatened to reveal state secrets if fired over the Kerry-Lugar bill, Ahmed Quraishi’s main source says that he misrepresented their reporting and says The Nation publishes “unsupported accusations.” Islamabad’s man in Washington, […]



Threats to Journalists Threaten Press Freedom

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Dawn, The Nation

Threats to the safety of journalists represent a serious problem in Pakistan, and the danger journalists face in our country has resulted in a respected international NGO ranking press freedom in Pakistan below Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. Unfortunately, some people like Ahmed Quraishi are trying to defend these threats. Reporters Without Borders recent 2009 Press Freedom […]



UPDATE: Committee to Project Journalists Condemns The Nation

Nov 9th, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

UPDATE: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned The Nation for publishing “a reckless and unsubstantiated story”. Last week, Pakistan Media Watch wrote about the incident – in which The Nation published an article with no facts calling an American journalist a spy. Here is what the CPJ wrote today: Last Thursday, Pakistan’s The Nation […]



The Nation Inciting Murder?

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

Weaving fantastic stories out of rumour and innuendo is nothing new to The Nation, but yesterday’s article by Kaswar Klasra represents a new low in journalistic ethics and could result in the murder of fellow journalists. In yesterday’s article, “Journalists as spies in FATA,” Mr. Klasra claims that journalists in NWFP and FATA are secretly […]



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