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‘Breaking News’ at breakneck speed

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When was the last time we saw breaking news on our television channels? Well, we do not have any idea about that because these days every news story has become ‘breaking news’. The concept of breaking news came with the privatization of various channels in Pakistan. I remember that when it was only one channel; […]

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Who did your hair and makeup?’ The mockery that was our oath-taking coverage

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Oath-taking ceremonies are usually boring affairs. A bunch of men and women stand up for the national anthem, take the oath and then go home. This is not exactly amazing material for the media – especially television — which is why most outlets focus on more colourful stories. Some of these stories make sense, such […]

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