Posts Tagged ‘ US ’

Reports on American Aid – Fiction & Reality.

Jul 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Dawn, The News

The News (Jang Group) yesterday published an editorial which characterises as ‘punitive’ the recent announcement by US officials that $800 million in aid to Pakistan will be suspended. But is this really a case of the US ‘punishing’ Pakistan? Though only two paragraphs, the editorial in question describes the situation in harsh terms several times. […]



Media Misreports Proposed Changes to American Aid

Jun 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Dawn, Dunya, The News

Recent reports of possible cuts to American aid have been in the headlines this week after a committee in the American Congress proposed some budget changes that affect US aid policy. As these proposed changes directly affect aid to Pakistan, this is a legitimate news story. But if we examine the way media groups are […]



The Nation fails to do homework for latest editorial

Jan 7th, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

    Only two days after their failed attempt to blame the government for problems at the Oil & Gas Development Company (OGDCL), The Nation’s editorial writers published a new hyper-dramatic editorial declaring that the US is targeting Pakistan. After reviewing the evidence used by The Nation as well as actually reading the news this […]



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