Posts Tagged ‘ Orya Maqbool Jan ’

Why do Pakistani columnists make up history?

Feb 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Urdu Media

Urdu columnists don’t let facts get in the way of a good story. That is the lesson taken from Professor C M Naim’s latest piece for Express Tribune, ‘Why do Pakistani columnists make up history?’ which examines recent works of several prominent columnists including Abdul Qadir Hasan, Javed Chaudhry, Dr Safdar Mahmood, and Orya Maqbool Jan. Each was found to have […]



Is Name Calling Really Worth Journalists Time?

Feb 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Express News, Express Tribune, Jang

For someone who is happy to label people as ‘liberal extremist’ or ‘liberal fascist’, Hamid Mir is very sensitive about anyone saying anything about him. On Tuesday, Hamid Mir asked in Express Tribune “Why these attacks against me?” after Khaled Ahmed pointed out the ridiculousness of Hamid Mir using the ‘liberal fascist’ label against other […]



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