Posts Tagged ‘ TV anchors ’

بریکنگ نیوز اور ٹاک شوز

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Urdu Media, Waqt TV, اردو

جناب طاہر ملک اپنے روزنامہ وقت اخبار کے کالم میں ایک بہت ضروری نقطہ پیش کرتے ھیں۔ ھم اپنے اس قاری کے شکرگزار ھیں جس نے وقت نکال کر ھماری توجہ ملک صاحب کے کالم کی جانب دآئر کی۔ طاہر صاحب اپنے کالم میں اینکر حضرات کی سچائی اور موقف کا جائزہ لیتے ھوئے اس […]

The Intransigent Talat Hussain

Dec 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Dawn News TV

Talat Hussain, a man who has (or should I say had) a reputation for being at least bearable among the insufferable lot of TV anchors, has done it again. The anchor, on his struggling-for-rating program “News Night with Talat” recently attacked Husain Haqqani, ambassador of Pakistan to US questioning the ambassador’s loyalty and motives. He […]

Nadir Hassan: 10 things I hate about TV news

Nov 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Mr Nadir Hassan brings a bit of levity to the discussion of media with his article for today’s Express Tribune, “10 things I hate about TV news“. Some of his observations made me laugh out loud, but at the end of reading I also thought, ‘it’s funny because it’s true!’ 1.     The dunce […]

Good Advice

Aug 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Naeem Tahir offers some excellent advice for TV anchors in his column for Daily Times today. I think what needs to be done is a careful presentation of the facts in a balanced way. Stop being so aggressive and interrupting everyone on the show. When you shout and speak more than the guest, you are […]

Media Coming Under Fire

Jul 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Media is coming under fire for its double standards, poor research, and ill-informed shouting matches. Dawn reports that the MPA were right to loudly criticise journalists for their reporting on the issue of degrees. On Wednesday the Punjab MPAs rightly pointed out that the media needed to be careful in reporting on the subject — […]

Nadeem Paracha: Waltz with the NRO

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Regular readers know that we are big fans of Nadeem Paracha. He represents what is good about journalism — being critical, but fair; being intelligent, but accessible; putting solid analysis before fantasy; and most of all, his willingness to take his fellow media personalities to task when they are ridiculous. This week, of course, he […]