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Hamid Mir – victim of media infighting

Hamid Mir – victim of media infighting

Pervez Mushharraf is leaving his Islamabad residence amid tight security. His plane has taxied from runway from where he will fly to Karachi. Awesome news for the nation, isn’t it?   You have...
Social and Digital Media On The Rise

Social and Digital Media On The Rise

Social media has taken over our lives, changing the way of communication for all. Digital space is changing with a blink of an eye giving brands a new medium to advertise and interact with their...
Is Our Culture Under Attack?

Is Our Culture Under Attack?

The fear of the unseen, or seen only on international media, is building up the perception that our culture is under attack by foreign forces. The consolidation of this perception and its contagious...
When Media Got It Wrong – Twice

When Media Got It Wrong – Twice

In the past seven days there were two stories which have compelled me to write this blog. When I saw these two stories I had to accept the fact that the media industry is really in its infancy in...
Who Gets to Rank News?

Who Gets to Rank News?

Anusha, 15, was found to have burns over 60% of her body. The teenager was brutally murdered by her parents for eyeing a boy. The news about this gruesome incident quickly started swarming the...
Is Electronic Media Benign or Bane?

Is Electronic Media Benign or Bane?

Electronic Media or for that matter print media is neither benign or bane by itself. The effect lies in the way it is used. If used to, exploit it can result in harm and destruction of highest...
Media Militancy

Media Militancy

Media’s hegemony is something under rigrous dicussion these days. With a few recent episodes along with a plethora of accusations of being biased, the role of media is heavily under question....
Pakistani Soaps are Home-Breakers!

Pakistani Soaps are Home-Breakers!

With the success of Hamsafar there was a lot of buzz among the industry circles that the lost audience is coming back to the televisions. Tired of watching the Indian spice ups; local dramas with...
Rotten Eggs for Media, Anyone?

Rotten Eggs for Media, Anyone?

Let’s throw a bucket of tomatoes and rotten eggs at the media. Everyone’s doing it. Even though, I feel like joining on the bandwagon, I don’t think it’s really clever. Let me tell you why:...
Where Dreams Meet Reality

Where Dreams Meet Reality

Given the commendable role the electronic media as well as the emerging social media are playing to bring about mass awareness in the country, a more well-informed and better educated nation,...
Media- Moral or Immoral

Media- Moral or Immoral

A tall, sturdy man was standing with a girl in a corridor. The distance between them was negligible. He was holding her neck...