Posts Tagged ‘ liberals ’

Why is My Hijab, Your Problem?

Sep 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan, Religion, Social, World

I am a woman, not a sexualized commodity; I am a human being just like you are. I am a Hijabi and Hijab is my identity and my ideology. I wasn’t a Hijabi by birth, nor did it come from an oppressing ‘Mullah’ father or brother. Oh no! No one can force me to do […]

Of the Kamra Reaction

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

Here we are, ready for another wave of bloodshed. There was always the pressure, now there’s a provocation. What actually matters to us? Blood? Lives? Huh. That’s cute. As Kamra was unfolding, so was the psyche of a segment of the Pakistani population, on social media and on TV. The war, and the blood, seems […]

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 […]

Are there any rules for a social media debate ?

Feb 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Social

Do we follow any common rules whenever we debate over social media? The stories of bashing and abusive languages are very common when anyone tries to share personal opinion, in favour of or against any issue. Those who portray themselves as tolerant and liberal also lose their patience when they run out of arguments. The […]