TV talk shows Archive

U.S. Pakistan relations and popular opinion: شکاگو میں ہونے والی دو روزہ نیٹو سربراہی کانفرنس کے اعلامیے میں پاکستان سے جلد از جلد افغانستان میں موجود نیٹو فورسز کی رسد کی بحالی کا مطالبہ کیا گیا ہے تاہم پاکستان اور امریکہ کے درمیان اس معاملے
The ‘Gathri’ of Maya Khan – by Ali Raja‏: Punjabi, the language of love, the language of emotions, the language of expressions, the language of articulation and doubtlessly the language of idioms holds the peculiarity of grasping each and every instance of life with the iron claws of
Talkshow politician — ‘Sheeda Tully’: The prophesier of doom whose all predictions have proven wrong in the last four years By Adnan Rehmat Nobody calls him just “Sheikh”, or “Rasheed”, or even “Ahmed”. It has to be “Sheikh Rasheed”. But that’s just on TV
The introspection of TV shows: جہاں میڈیا معاشرے کاایک آئینہ ہے، تو دوسری جانب یہ راۓ عامہ بنانے اور بگاڑنے کا سب سے بڑا زریعہ بھی ہے۔ ہمارے ہاں جو اجتمائ انسانی رویے اورسیاسی اقدار ہیں، ان کی تعمیرو تخریب میں میڈیا کا اہم
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
Censoring Dawn TV‏ -by A. H. Nayyar: A very interesting thing happened this evening (28th July). DawnTV was airing Arshad Sharif’s talk show Reporter. The topic today was growth of Islamic militancy, especially Jundullah within Pakistan’s military and its connection with Jaish-e-Muhammad and Lashkar-e-Tayyaba. He started
Mainstream media and talk shows ignore minorities: A very good and encouraging news indeed that minister of minorities Kamran Michael has been reinstated as the Finance Minister in the Punjab Cabinet and, now, he will address the budget speech in the Punjab Assembly house on Friday,
Dr Johnson’s Pakistan —by Abbas Zaidi: General Zia — a murderer, tyrant, usurper and a monument of moral bankruptcy — was the greatest patriot during his 11 years of misrule During my time as a student of English Literature at Government College, Lahore, my most
I’m a better Muslim than you -by Meera Ghani: In Pakistan being a Muslim isn’t enough anymore. You have to be a certain type of Muslim, constantly having to prove your piety and religiosity to others (by religiosity I mean public religiosity). We seem to have gone so
Is the media fanning extremism? —by Yawar Abbas: Giving more airtime to apologists and sympathisers of militants and very little time to their critics and exposing audiences to the fanatical views propagated by semi-educated anchor-persons and politicians is by any standard yellow journalism and is reflective of
LUBP’s appreciation for Sharmila Farooqi: This article is a tribute to Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information Sharmila Farooqi on the occasion of getting prestigious Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Human Rights Award by President Asif Ali Zardari. Ms Sharmila Farooqi is one of the
Pakistan government urged to halt anti-Christian hate campaign on television: Related Article: Blasphemy law and the attitude of journalists and anchors -by John Bosco Pakistan’s predominantly right wing media’s hostile propaganda against Non Muslims and misrepresentation of events and interpretation of discriminatory laws serve as a breeding ground for
Cricket as a metaphor – by Irfan Husain: Another day, another scandal. Judging from the media coverage of the cricket betting sting first reported by the News of the World, it would appear that there are no floods devastating the country; that millions have not been displaced;