Tag: Pakistani Media

Axact, Bol and Pakistani Journalism: What is at Stake!

  A lot has happened since the New York Times published their deeply troubling investigative story about the shenanigans of Axact. The Pakistani authorities have now launched an investigation into the dealings of the company, the leading journalists recruited by Bol, an affiliate of Axact, have now left the new network, some for the reasons…

Media as warmongers

In assuming this role as warmongers voluntarily, news media flare up the war hysteria and promote conflict and tension between rival nations. In this role the mainstream media do not kill people directly; they create a mindset to destroy the perceived “others”. “Although there may be doubts about the media’s peacemaking potential, it can be…