Posts Tagged ‘ standards ’

If only our own media was held to the same standard

Jul 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Ethics, Geo TV, ISPR

Geo TV report quotes DG ISPR Major General Athar Abbas criticising The New York Times for unsubstantiated reports based on anonymous sources “without any concrete evidence”. According to the official ISPR press release, Gen Abbas gave the following statement: ‘In some cases, information that was controversial then, and seems questionable now, was insufficiently qualified or allowed to stand unchallenged. […]

Creating Competition for Quality Media

Mar 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Mail, Ethics

An often noted problem with media stems from the competition among a large and growing field of television stations and newspapers. This competition is believed to be responsible for a severe decline in the quality of journalism including the proliferation of conspiracy theories, the use of anonymous sources that promote political bias, sensationalism, and the […]