foreign journalists Archive

The mysterious case of the white tigress used in PML-N’s political rallies – by Rina Saeed Khan: LUBP Editor’s note: The following article published in Dawn deconstructs how foreign journalists based in Pakistan are either naive or incompetent; some of them also happen to uncritically promote pro-establishment politicians. BBC’s Owen Bennett-Jones wrote an article recently that
An example of how Pakistan’s English press blindly follows foreign news agencies: LUBP has previously reported that, barring one or two exceptions, the quality of foreign correspondent in Pakistan is really disappointing. We explained that many foreign correspondents in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi etc remain surrounded and influenced by a tight club
Pakistani extremists film massacre of Shiite minority group – by France 24 TV: Editor’s note: What was ignored by Pakistani media and foreign correspondents in Pakistan is being shown by France 24 TV. The footages of Shia massacres in Pakistan which were completely censored in Pakistani media as well as by foreign
“The blaming the victim brigade” and Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder: Related posts: Three musketeers and the “PPP abandoned Salmaan Taseer” narrative An open letter to President Zardari — by Shahid Saeed “Civil” Society must stop blaming the PPP: A rebuttal to Naveen Naqvi and the ‘Twitter Opportunists Club’ Here
On the so called ISI-CIA rift on the Raymond Davis issue: Related articles: General Kayani allowed US special forces to secretly operate in Pakistan WikiLeaks unmasks who are our real puppet-masters? On Declan Walsh’s latest scoop: ‘Raymond Davis is a CIA spy’ LUBP Archive on Raymond Davis The Raymond Davis
Some gems from Declan Walsh’s article promoting Sherry Rehman: Related articles: Foreign journalists in Pakistan: Embedded in the narratives of military establishment and urban elite In response to Declan Walsh’s article on Karachi’s deadly divide – by Shaista Aazar I could not agree more when I read this
Foreign journalists in Pakistan: Embedded in the narratives of military establishment and urban elite: Through LUBP, we have been successfully confronting and exposing the pro-military establishment and pro-urban middle class narratives of the Pakistani print and electronic media (including Pakistani blogs). (see some examples here, here and here) However, the role of foreign