Posts Tagged ‘ PTI ’

Latest Media Hoax: No Agreement On Aafia Siddiqui

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Dunya, Express Tribune, The Nation, The News

Last week, reports of a breakthrough in efforts by some groups to repatriate Dr Aafia Siddiqui filled the print and electronic media as reporters rushed to report that the US had agreed to return the Pakistani neuroscientist in a ‘prisoner swap’. After several days of heavy announcements, statements by political and government officials, and countless […]



Is Imran Khan victim of a media vendetta?

May 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories, Express Tribune

Writing for Express Tribune‘s ‘Media Watchdog’ blog, Corporate Solicitor Zain Umar claims that the newspaper has a ‘Goebbel’s vendetta’ against Imran Khan. After equating The Express Tribune to the Nazi propaganda minister in the very first sentence, he goes on lambast the newspaper for allegedly “publishing literally anything against Imran Khan” while “not a single […]



Mubasher Lucman’s Social Media Campaign

Jan 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Dunya

A few months ago we warned Shahid Masood and Azeem Mian that Mubasher Lucman had entered the race for PTI Media Advisor and taken the contest to a whole new level. It seems that with the government’s troubles and PTI’s rising popularity, Mr lucman has stepped up his campaign using a popular PTI format – […]



میڈیا کا سیاست میں رول

Dec 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized, اردو

اے این پی کے لیڈر زاہد خان صاحب کی کلپ پاکستان میڈیا واچ نے اس لئیے قارین کے سامنے پیش کرنا مناسب سمجھی تاکے میڈیا کا رویہ منظر عام پر لایا جا سکے۔ زاہد خان صاحب چند اہم نکات مییڈیا سے وابستتگی کی بنیاد پر اٹھاتے ھیں۔اور میڈیا کو جانب دار ٹھرایا۔  نیچے دی گئی […]



The News Attacks Imran Khan

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: The News

An article of Mariana Baabar of The News on Friday continues Jang Group‘s bad habit of lobbing senseless attacks against politicians based on nothing but personal animosity and political bias. The article in question, ‘Imran meets Munter, Raphel at PTII secretariat’, discusses a private meeting between Chairman PTI Imran Khan and American Ambassador to Pakistan […]



Ansar Abbasi, wannabe political advisor, gives himself away

Dec 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Ansar Abbasi is at it again with a front page column in The News (Jang Group) that offers little more than Abbasi’s personal frustration that PTI and PML-N are not joining forces against the present government. Having utterly ceased to even pretend to be a journalist, Ansar Abbasi is now fantasizing that he is political […]



Unfortunate Layout

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Funny

Nothing factually or ethically wrong here, just a funny example of how layout decisions can have unintended consequences!



The News, or PR for Rent?

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

Reporting on Imran Khan’s rally has taken many forms. From the varying estimates of the crowd’s numbers which easily give away a journalist’s political leanings, to the thinly-veiled giddiness of Hamid Mir, to The Nation‘s tasking Imran with “declaring his own assets first”, many of the media reactions to Imran Khan’s rally on Sunday were […]



Mubashir Lucman Enters Competition For PTI Media Advisor

Aug 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Dunya

Watch out Shahid Masood and Azeem Mian, Mubashir Luqman is up in the running for PTI Media Advisor. Last night, Dunya TV anchor Mubashir Luqman took the contest to a whole new level. Here is a part of the clip that was aired: Pairing up with Hassan Nisar, Mr. Luqman starts off his program by giving wrong […]



Journalist or Wannabe PTI Media Advisor?

Aug 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang

The problem of political bias in reporting is an ongoing topic of this blog and others. This is a failure of journalistic ethics and professionalism that, unfortunately, is rampant in our media. But rarely do we have the opportunity to see such a textbook example of this behaviour as we do today. Last year, at […]



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