Posts Tagged ‘ TV talk shows ’

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 — […]

Time for TV to Grow Up

Jun 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Chris Cork, a British social worker who has settled in Pakistan, is tired of watching adults on TV act like petulant children and wonders when TV is going to grow up. He writes this in a column for The News today that gets to the heart of a real problem: The way people act on […]

TV talk shows: good, bad or just inane

Mar 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The following column by Dr. Syed Mansoor Hussain offers an important opportunity to discuss the TV talk shows and what role these play in our democracy. Are these shows even news? Often, they are uninformed and based more on speculation and rumour than actual facts or legitimate analysis. So, they are more a matter of […]

The expertise of the 'experts'

Jan 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

TV talk shows are filled with experts on all subjects. In fact, there are so many experts these days, it is a wonder if anyone is not an expert. Jamal Hussain is a retired Air Commodore, former director Centre for Aerospace Power Studies PAF Base Faisal, Karachi, and former Commandant Joint Services Staff College. With […]