Posts Tagged ‘ express tribune ’

Defending Vulgarity

Apr 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan, Religion

‘Branding’ as modern and targeting a niche which tags itself with ‘ultra-liberalism’ is certainly a matter of bread and butter for a section of media which is trying to bash every moral value. The target market of some newspapers might be  the ultra liberal, highly sophisticated and modern society; where ‘everything’ is allowed as long […]

Freedom and (ir)responsibility

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Media Watch

Newspapers that maintain a left-of-centre policy in Pakistan claim to be unbiased and independent on facts and reporting. However, they are often subjected to ruthless criticism by the rightist journalists and bloggers for misleading the facts and total biased reporting of events. Maintaining a left-of-centre or rightist policy is the legal choice of the institution […]

Be Wary of The Headlines

Jun 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Media Watch

“Muslim beauty stoned to death’’ was a headline, I came across  on a news website. The screaming headline is a perfect example of yellow journalism gone wild. Unfortunately these dirty tactics of marketing news have become a norm. The news was picked up from British and Ukrainian newspapers which in summary said, “Aspiring Miss Ukraine […]