Posts Tagged ‘ Wajahat S. Khan ’

Wajahat S. Khan examines the anti-Malala media campaign

Oct 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Conspiracy Theories

Following the attempted murder of young education activist Malala Yousafzai, many news reports in the West heralded what was supposedly a uniting of Pakistani society against the Taliban. While this was going on, however, efforts were being made to break this unity and turn Pakistanis against the young girl by terming her as a pawn […]

Media Under Siege

Feb 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Threats to Journalists

On Monday’s Capital Talk, Hamid Mir reviewed a clip from the Difa-e-Pakistan Council’s rally in Karachi on Sunday. At issue was something that has become a troubling trend in Pakistan – threats to journalists. For those who do not understand Urdu, please allow me to explain. The clip that Hamid Mir played shows Qari Sheikh […]

Please, Keep It To The Facts

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogs

The following comment was left on a column by Ms Beenish Ahmed for Huffington Post. Ms Ahmed writes about the rumours being circulated that Asif Zardari has purchased a London flat for some £140 million. Whereas Waj’s evidence was an email being forwarded around, Ms Ahmed’s proof comes from statements of Dr Saeed Elahi in […]

Waj S. Khan's Real Estate Rumours

Aug 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogs

I love email. It makes communication fast and easy. No more standing around waiting for the post office to open if you only have a computer and an Internet account. Unfortunately, it’s the perfect way to spread all sorts of rumours and smears. “Hey, I was just forwarding an email!” That roughly translates to, “I […]

Media Manipulation

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Wajahat S Khan’s column in today’s Tribune is a must-read article for media watchers. While we tend to be very sensitive to the way foreign media uses certain terms to grant an unfavorable impression of Islam or Pakistan, we often overlook the fact that this same problem – using particular terms to give a favorable […]

The Decline and Fall of the Pakistani News Anchor

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

The following is the first post from Wajahat S. Khan’s new blog, My Name is Khan. The piece originally published in Aurora, Dawn’s Marketing Magazine, in 2006. Khan was launching Dawn News TV at the time, as Head of the International Desk. You probably know him best from his show TalkBack on Dawn. Today he […]