Capital Talk Archive

Media is selling anti-Americanism & fake nationalism: Though we live in an age of media abundance, but Pakistani media still be quite unreasonable and irresponsible. The security and intelligence establishment with the help of media owners control and command information and media indusrty here, despite media
Justice Tariq Mehmood vs Ansar Abbasi on Raymond Davis’s immunity – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related articles: LUBP Archive on Raymond Davis Between March 2007 and March 2009, Justice Tariq Mehmood along with Ali Ahmed Kurd, Asma Jahangir and Athar Minallah plus a few others were the darlings of our right wing media members
Hamid Mir’s LUBP phobia – by Pakistan Media Watch: Our fellow bloggers at the Pakistan Media Watch have written an excellent article titled “Geo’s “Shattered Glass” Moment” exposing growing paranoia at the Jang Group, also highlighting Geo TV’s star anchor Hamid Mir’s LUBP phobia. We provide below a
Hamid Mir threatens ‘Let Us Build Pakistan’: This image is taken from Hamid Mir’s official fan page of Capital Talk. Once again Hamid Mir has targeted the LUBP along with other media publications including Daily Times and Dunya TV. Today, this is what Mir wrote on
The shameful role of Geo TV in Rawalpindi by-poll: Our fellow bloggers at Cafe Pyala have recently exposed the shameful role of Geo TV and Hamid Mir in the recent by-elections in NA-55. Nadeem Paracha too has written an article on this topic, an excerpt from which is
Tragedy of the talk shows in Pakistan: Tragedy of the talk shows —Elf Habib The shows obsessively promote the political circus splashing the spicier rhetoric and sensation. Their anchors, contrary to the common norms of calmness, insouciance and neutrality are often quite agitated, flippant and biased
Zahir Ebrahim’s analysis of Hamid Mir’s attack on LUBP:     By Zahir Ebrahim Project Humanbeingsfirst.orgNovember 10, 2009To: letusbuildpakistan Ref: Let me first state up front that I have no affiliation with any political party of Pakistan, its military, its intelligence apparatus, or any intelligence apparatus in
In Defense of LUBP: Protect Freedom of Expression of Pakistani Bloggers – by Shaheryar Ali:   Shaheryar Ali Source: Sherryx’s weblog It’s a very sorry state of affairs. For more than 2 years now I have been writing about the dangers of “intellectual hegemony”, “selective radicalism” and “double discourse on Rights” being prevalent in
GEO TV: Selective Freedom of Expression – by Aamir Mughal: Guest Blog by Aamir Mughal Source:   Every citizen shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression, and there shall be freedom of the press, subject to any reasonable restrictions imposed by law in the interest
In support of LUBP – by Dost Manjotha: I congratulate the team of ‘Let us build Pakistan’ for thinking and writing on the right lines. Keep on the good work. A bunch of right-wing TV anchorpersons aided by some of their right-of-the-centre and some broiler chicken (types
Pakistani bloggers are united in support of LUBP – by Umair Wasi and ‘Pakistan Media Watch’: “Let us build Pakistan” has approached the “Committee to Protect Bloggers” in order to report the systematic and coordinated bullying of our blog by Hamid Mir, Ansar Abbasi (and other pro-Taliban anchors and journalists) in Pakistan’s capitalist media (i.e.,
Hamid Mir criticizes LUBP in Geo TV’s Capital Talk: In his popular talk show ‘Capital Talk’ (Geo TV) on 5 November 2009, Hamid Mir dedicated almost entire program to criticize the ‘Let us build Pakistan’ (LUBP) blog as well as the group ‘Critical Supporters of Pakistan Peoples Party’.
The Project IJI – Second Edition: Compiled by: Abdul Nishapuri Note: This post was bitterly criticized by Hamid Mir and Ansar Abbasi in an episode of Capital Talk in November 2009. Title: The Project IJI (Islami Jamhoori Ittehad – Second Edition) Alias:Mullah Military Alliance Aim: