AP photo By Imad Zafar Mishal Khan was a 23 year old student of Mass Communication at the Abul Wali Khan university, situated in the city of Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He was an intelligent, witty and peace loving young man, and a critic of hypocrital values, traditions and the political system.
Posts Tagged ‘Media’
Dado Ruvic/Reuters By Julia Love, Jessica Toonkel and Tim Baysinger The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday.
Reuters photo By Muhammad Shoaib Khan Today, in the world of globalization, it is easy to access everything within the sphere of the universe. It is considered a remarkable achievement considering the ancient era.
Lucas Jackson/Reuters By Ayesha Rascoe President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies on Wednesday, just nine days before he takes over their command as President, and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany.
Bernard Weil/AFP By Dave Patterson Canada turns 150 in 2017, and there is great celebration being planned. A great requiem for something that once aspired to be great but has tragically fallen to the dark side might be more appropriate…
By Siddhartha Rastogi Japan experienced a massive Earthquake a few days ago, followed by snow in Tokyo city after 54 years. The Philippines has been struck by five deadly typhoons in the last decade itself, displacing over four million citizens. India has witnessed three consecutive droughts just before 2016 and is witnessing ever decreasing monsoon […]
Chris Ratcliffe By Hazel Speed I listened to BBC Radio 4 Analysis and have since learned that there are those who feel the content was unwise as well as unauthorised by the British Public.
Reuters photo By Shahper Hassan The fear of being attacked and the country’s overall economic condition were the reasons the establishment in Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of US/NATO forces and the international community to somewhere else.
Keith Brofsky By Hazel Speed The study claiming that the internet will isolate 700,000 elderly people by 2030 reveals some stunning information, an indictment against those who perpetuate the neglect of the elderly by excluding them from society, the one culprit being the internet!
AFP photo By Alan Share Methinks the Bar Council doth protest too much!
PA photo By Hazel Speed How embarrassing, not only in front of European Countries, but now in respect of the whole world.
AFP photo By Shahper Hassan A state where citizens have no rights and where others interfere in your life and your privacy is breached is not a state, it’s a joke. Societies either stagnate or they evolve and they (societies) cannot evolve if citizens are kept ignorant and illiterate, not knowing about […]
Saul Loeb/AFP By Hazel Speed Unlike President Obama, I am not as an English/British person ‘poking my nose’ into American politics.
Jamel Shabazz By Ogunniyi Abayomi As the black race, we are observed to be individuals of vigour and strength over the mental capability to study and succeed in our intellectual endeavours.
By Rupen Savoulian In August 2016, Australian government officials and the corporate media denounced a decision by the Vietnamese authorities to downgrade the scale of the fiftieth anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Long Tan.
Ben Curtis/AP By Prince Charles Dickson I recall International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) Executive Director Endy Bayuni, who by the way couldn’t make it to Accra, Ghana, asking just before the concluded sixth IARJ conference…Just how big is Africa?
Danish Ismail/Reuters By Zeeshan A. Shah True Warfare is based on Deception – Sun Tzu – The Art of War South Asia is home to the world biggest un-official prison. It is not located in the Alps or down by the Red Sea, River Nile, Saudi Arabia or by the Gulf of […]
By Don Krieger Newt Gingrich, whose voice is heard daily on Fox News, has become Mr. Trump’s de facto Minister of Propaganda. His is by no means the only such voice. There is an urgent world wide need for education in resisting indoctrination.
photo – xetobyte By Hazel Speed Horses for courses is a really valid expression when it comes to creative projects, the era, and whose desk an idea can land on.
By Ogunniyi Abayomi At certain periods in the history of our society, people converge at particular spots for rallies and campaigns to support individuals, groups and parties vying to serve their people in the capacity as political aspirant.
Francois Lenoir/Reuters By Cynthia M. Lardner The fight against violent extremism is being fought by a shift in global consciousness resulting in a collective effort by governments, NGOs and stakeholders, including individuals at the local level. Radicalized extremism, which has nothing to do with religion, is an ideology founded on inducing fear of imagined […]
An interview by Ratnesh Dwivedi This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station I set up in my previous organization in 2014. A magnificent personality, an excellent welcome and polished Hindi makes Mark Tully what he was in […]
By Ratnesh Dwivedi In the days of mediatization when it is mostly the media which sets the agenda and information warfare decides public perception, it is very important for common news consumers to understand how good or bad information warfare is in corporate media.