Posts Tagged ‘ plagiarism ’

Amir Mir Caught Plagiarising

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Journalist Amir Mir has been caught plagiarising his latest piece for The News (Jang Group) by none other than the original author himself – And it appears this is not the first time! Amir Mir has copied from The Long War Journal. For example, consider our description of Sanafi al Nasr: “As the leader of the Victory Committee, […]



Shaheen Sehbai’s Latest: Making a Fool of Himself…Or Jang Group?

Mar 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Jang, The News

This story was brought to our attention by a Tweet via Nadeem Paracha. Oh, boy. Believing satirical stuff to be real news. Pakistani newspaper uses satirical text in its story … https://t.co/eyM5k94fap — Nadeem F. Paracha (@NadeemfParacha) March 10, 2014 Following the link takes the reader to a most interesting post on Facebook by The […]



Jang’s “Special” Reporting

Dec 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

This has been a bad year for Muhammad Saleh Zaafir. The ‘Editor Special Reporting’ of Jang Group has been publishing one article after another of especially poor quality. In January, Muhammad Saleh Zaafir wrote a bizarre conspiracy theory suggesting that President Zardari held a ‘mysterious meeting’ with President Obama, despite the fact that details of […]



Jang Group’s latest folly

Oct 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, Plagiarism, The News

Jang Group‘s latest folly follows a familiar pattern at the The News, where cutting and pasting from the internet appears to be replacing investigative journalism, and politics seem to weigh heavily on editorial decisions. The article in question, Threatening war against Pakistan is height of folly: report, claims that a US paper has reported that America […]



Jang Group’s Highly Placed Sources Exposed

Aug 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Today’s post comes thanks to a tip from a dear reader who noticed something odd about a recent article in The News (Jang Group). The piece by Muhammad Saleh Zaafir examines allegations that Pakistan gave Chinese officials access to the remains of a top secret American stealth helicopter abandoned after the Abbottabad operation in May. […]



More Plagiarism Allegations Hit Jang Group

Jul 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Ethics, Jang, The News

Latest plagiarism allegations against Jang Group comes from blogger Abdullah Saad who posted on Twitter about an article by Ikram Sehgal that is strangely similar to a post by Saad earlier this year. Ikram Sehgal: Without seeking to achieve parity with India, Pakistan has to maintain the status quo, by upgrading its non-conventional weapons capabilities i.e. better […]



Geo Caught Plagiarising, Censoring Report On Drones

May 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Geo TV, Jang

Editors and journalists may think they can get away with plagiarizing articles and changing the facts reported without being caught. But in the modern age of the internet this is simply not possible. Most recently Geo has found itself embarrassed on the world stage when US think tank ‘AfPak Channel’ caught it plagiarizing an article […]



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