Posts Tagged ‘ MQM ’

Jamaati Noorani

Dec 12th, 2012 | By | Category: The News

Despite approving $2 million for the defence of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the government has been continuously criticised for failing to do enough to defend her rights. But some other Pakistanis have found themselves with less support from the media. A Foreign Office statement saying it would be “premature and wrong to draw any conclusion” about […]



کامران خان: متحدہ قومی موومنٹ میڈیا منسٹر

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Blogs, Geo TV, Uncategorized, Urdu Media, اردو

آج کامران خان کے ساتھ جیو ٹی وی کا ایک بہت مشہور تجزیاتی پروگرام ھے لیکن حال ھی میں بروڈکاسٹ کیئے گئے پروگرامز ک دیکھ کر کچھ ایسے لگتا ھے جیسے کامران خان تجزیہ نگار کم اور ایم کیو ایم کے میڈیا منسٹر زیادہ ھیں۔ نیچے دی گئی ایک کلپ ملاحضہ فرمائیے۔     اس […]



Reporting or Campaigning?

Dec 26th, 2010 | By | Category: The News

It is being reported that consensus mode is working well in the National Assembly, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has agreed that PML-Q will support the government, and even Mian Nawaz Sharif has pledged PML-N support for the government. If politicians can mature beyond petty bickering and backstabbing, why can’t our media? Consider the column by Shaheen […]



Journalism…Or Jingoism?

Oct 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune, Samaa TV

Fasi Zaka has a new installment in what appears to be a series on the treatment of Dr. Aafia by news media. If you will recall, Fasi made a startling claim a week ago that TV anchors were deliberately misreporting the Dr. Aafia case. This week, he continues his expose by analyzing several shows and […]



Nadeem Paracha: Waltz with the NRO

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Regular readers know that we are big fans of Nadeem Paracha. He represents what is good about journalism — being critical, but fair; being intelligent, but accessible; putting solid analysis before fantasy; and most of all, his willingness to take his fellow media personalities to task when they are ridiculous. This week, of course, he […]



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