Tag: Capital Talk

  • 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 freedom guarantees. And conspiracy nuts and journalists do what their masters and proprietor commands. The media’s […]

  • 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 like Hamid Mir, Ansar Abbasi, Talat Hussain, Kamran Khan, Kashif Abbasi, Moeed Pirzada, Shahid Masood etc. […]

  • 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 relevant excerpt from the said article: Jang and its various news agencies demand transparency and accountability […]

  • 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 his Facebook fan page: ‘We are taking legal action against Daily Times(owned by Salman Taseer) and […]

  • 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 being provided below. Tele vs. Tulli By Nadeem Paracha During the Musharraf dictatorship, the country’s leading […]

  • 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 on certain issues. Some are almost too rapacious to devour their guests The private channels in […]

  • Zahir Ebrahim’s analysis of Hamid Mir’s attack on LUBP

        By Zahir Ebrahim Project Humanbeingsfirst.orgNovember 10, 2009To: letusbuildpakistan Ref: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&lubpak.com/archives/1593 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 the world for that matter, its newsmedia, or their collectively providing the

  • 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 Pakistani corporate media as well in Pakistani blogging community. The Pakistani blogging

  • GEO TV: Selective Freedom of Expression – by Aamir Mughal

    Guest Blog by Aamir Mughal Source: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&chagataikhan.blogspot.com   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 of the glory of Islam or the integrity, security or defence of Pakistan or any part […]

  • 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 of Kashif Abbasi and Moeed Pirzada) colleagues have made Pakistan hostage of their pro-taliban and eventually […]

  • 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., Geo TV talk show “Capital Talk”). We are very thankful to fellow bloggers in particular Rabia […]

  • 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’. http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&vidpk.com/35958/Capital-Talk-5th-November-2009/ Hamid Mir and his guest Ansar Abbasi alleged that the LUBP’ was being run from […]

  • 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: To destabilize the democratic government of Pakistan Key sponsor: ISI, GHQ Key constituent parties: PML(N), PML(Q), […]