A Liberal who never trusted the Mainstream Media

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

Not so sure if you are like me, but I am a liberal, not a Democratic or Republican liberal but liberal in the sense that I feel the government must represent and be at the service of the people, all the people, not only Wall Street, Lobbyists and Washington Think Tanks.

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What is behind the Qatar quarantine?

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Yasser M. Dhouib

It is common knowledge that the recent political crisis in the Gulf is plaguing the political scene in the region and is noticeable also that is having a very negative impact on the world stage, in addition to the Arab world. It is also worth noting that what is behind the move of Saudi Arabia and UAE to quarantine the state of Qatar certainly does not stem from the supposedly established ties with terrorism and its sponsor.

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Accountability: We Need To Get Rid Of Double Standards

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Imad Zafar

The Prime Minister’s family presented in front of a Joint Investigation Team and Imran Khan appearing before the Supreme Court; this is the news trending everywhere in Pakistan.

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France’s Macron, alongside Putin, denounces Russian media for election meddling

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Denis Dyomkin

French President Emmanuel Macron, standing alongside Russia’s Vladimir Putin, on Monday dubbed two Russian media outlets “agents of influence” which he said had spread fake news about him during his election campaign.

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Ideological Battles Behind Enemy Lines

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Imad Zafar

Criticism is a healthy thing for society if the intention is to point towards the loopholes or problems. As an analyst, journalist or writer, one needs to identify the weaknesses that are prevailing in society. Quite often while criticizing or analysing situations we the journalists and writers sometimes become activists instead of writers, thus breaching the rule of objective journalism.

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Hijacking Literature And Journalism: Pakistan’s Intellectual Dilemma

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Imad Zafar

Literature is a form or branch of knowledge that helps in the development of the mind by creating awareness and ability to think freely, be it fictional literature in the form of novels or in the form of non fictional writing and journalism; it always plays a vital role in creating the conceptions and perceptions of the general public.

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Electronic Media gets a taste of its own medicine

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Imad Zafar

Media has always been an effective tool for manipulating minds. In the early 19th century newspapers were used to manufacture public opinion. With the rise of electronic media, both television, internet and social media, it became easier to propagate agendas and ideologies and to conquer minds. The one who uses the media smartly in his favour wins the war.

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