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Trained war correspondents

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Pakistan has been at war now for almost 35 years at a stretch. It all began with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan around 1979-80. A call went around the so-called Islamic world for recruits for jihad against the infidel Soviets. Our religio-political parties, led by the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, not only answered this […]

Media’s role in war against terrorism

Pakistan Press Foundation

In wars, the first casualty is always said to be the truth. And the consequence of this has always been found to be horrendous for the people who get caught in the cross-fire. The Middle East is still paying a heavy price in life and property for the 2002 ‘discovery’ of the non-existent weapons of […]

US media highlights Pakistan’s democratic transition

NEW YORK: The completion by Pakistan’s first democratically elected government of its full five-year term was prominently featured on Sunday in the American media, which gave credit to President Asif Ali Zardari for the historic achievement. In a dispatch from Islamabad, The New York Times said, “A peaceful transfer of power to a new government […]

A lesson from US media

By: M. ASIF IN the recent shooting spree by a 20-year-old man in Newtown, Connecticut, 26 people, including 20 children, were killed. This unfortunate incident took place in a country which is regarded as a leader in the freedom of speech and communication. But hats off to their media which neither showed details of even […]