Posts Tagged ‘ Talat Hussain ’

Humain pehlay he patta tha…

Aug 15th, 2011 | By | Category: ARY TV

By now you will certainly have seen the leaked clips of Amir Liaquat’s profanity laced ranting. If you are like us and you decided to turn off the computer and spend independence day with your family (good for you), Cafe Pyala still has the clip available, and we have embedded it below. But this post […]

Yahood-o-Hanood Ki Saazish

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Daily Nawa-i-Waqt, The Nation

Talat Hussain owes a favour to Nawa-i-Waqt. Following his stunningly poor report that laid the blame for violence in Karachi at the convenient scapegoat of President Zardari, Nawa-i-Waqt followed by placing the blame at an even more remote bogey – the Hindu-Zionist conspiracy! According to an editorial in The Nation, recent statements by Interior Minister […]

How not to write analysis or Has Talat Hussain ever been to Karachi?

Jul 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Dawn

The recent violence that engulfed Karachi was a tragedy of immense proportions. If any good can come of such a tragedy, it will begin by taking a critical look at the root causes of violent outbreaks, and work towards a solution that respects the rights and the needs of all Karachiites. Unfortunately, this discussion is […]

Talat Hussain’s revisionist history of Mohali

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Dawn

Ghairat Brigade watch out, there is a new hero in town and his name is Talat Hussain. In an article for Dawn, Talat attempts to re-write the history of the historic match at Mohali by painting an ugly picture of India and smearing our own boys in the process. According to the Dawn reporter, It […]

Where Is Pakistan's Talat Hussain?

Jun 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Aaj TV

Talat Hussain’s recent adventure aboard the humanitarian flotilla bound for Gaza provides an important lesson about the potential for journalists to impact current events. It also raises an important question: why don’t our journalists risk as much for Pakistan as they will for some other country? A Google search for the words ‘Talat Hussain Hero’ […]

Conspiracy Brigade Strikes Again Right On Cue

May 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

The conspiracy brigade strikes again, and right on cue. When I first saw the news that some Pakistani had been arrested for the plot to bomb New York, I knew it was just a matter of time before the conspiracy wallahs were out in force. True to form, Talat Hussain ranted on Aaj that there […]

Nadeem Paracha: The myths, the madness, and the media

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Nadeem Paracha who is quickly becoming a major voice of reason in the popular media has a new blog post today on that takes to task the talking heads of the media for irresponsible and sensationalist reporting.  After talking of the dangerously concocted narratives peddled by the state, government, and religious parties of Pakistan that […]

Open Letter to The Telegraph (UK)

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

In his recent column, “Pakistani TV performing vital democratic function,” Mr. Hasan Mansoor does a disservice to the facts about Pakistan’s media. While TV executives like Azhar Abbas may tell reporters that “their news helps inculcate democracy and gives a voice to the disenfranchised,” their actions tell a different story. Rather than reply to media critics […]

Talat Hussain makes a $640 Million Mistake

Oct 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

If anyone needs evidence that Pakistan’s most popular TV anchors just reel off nonsense without checking facts, please watch the interview given by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to a group of Pakistani anchors. Talat Hussain of Aaj TV, who often speaks as if he knows everything, wanted to embarrass Hillary by “proving” that […]