Posts Tagged ‘ Sabir Shah ’

Jamaat-ud-Dawa: Internationally renowned charity or militant group?

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: The News

The News reports today that 160 Pakistanis appear on Interpol’s ‘Wanted List’. While the report is mostly just a list of names taken from the Interpol ‘Wanted List’, the author Sabir Shah gives special attention to the presence of Hafiz Saeed, terming his group Jamaat-ud-Dawa as the “globally renowned Islamic charity”. JuD is internationally known, […]



The News repeats “ludicrous” claims

Nov 19th, 2011 | By | Category: The News

A curious article appears in The News today which claims that Jang Group researchers discovered that Mansoor Ijaz, the American millionaire at the center of the “memogate” controversy, had previously “negotiated between the United States and the Sudanese government in an otherwise failed effort to apprehend Osama bin Laden”. This is an old and well […]



Sloppy Editing or Misdirection?

Jun 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang

Daily Jang today posted an article with the headline “Uruguay kay sadder ka kul asasa 1987 model ki aik car, bank account hai na sadarati mehal mei qayam karty hain”, on its front page. On further reading this small piece (please note that only the headline and first two lines are visible on the front […]



The News: Zardari Should Be More Like Dictators

May 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Jang, The News

The News (Jang Group) reports today that democratically elected President Asif Zardari should follow the examples of military dictators across the world. In a bizarre page 5 article, Jang Group reporter Sabir Shah writes that following the LHC verdict barring him from conducting political activities while in office, President Zardari “should seek inspiration” from the […]



Judicial Oversight Misrepresented in The News

Sep 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

In an article for The News yesterday, judicial oversight is severely misrepresented as judicial supremacy. Sabir Shah says that, Courtesy their power of judicial review, courts in countries like the US, India, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada and Sweden etc literally enjoy unchallengeable supremacy over their respective legislative houses, a research conducted by The News shows. […]



Conflicting Conspiracies in The News

Jul 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Jang, The News

There appears to be a curious conflict of conspiracies in reports published by The News (Jang Group) on Wednesday regarding the HEC report submitted to the Education Ministry. Ansar Abbasi reports that there is a conspiracy to change the contents of the report, and that the Education Minister Sardar Assef Ahmad Ali has sent the […]



The News Gets Facts Wrong On Character

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: The News

The News today includes an article that claims, “Every constitution requires men of character to qualify as legislators.” While this seems like an unsurprising claim, the article gets several facts wrong. The article, by Sabir Shah, claims that: “…lawmakers in every country of the world are required to have crime-free life history in order to […]



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