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Media Watch: Cobragate

It was quite a sting operation. New Indian news outfit Cobrapost has caused quite a tumult in the Indian entertainment industry by covertly recording conversations with Bollywood celebrities where the latter were

Exeunt Rashid Suhrawardy

He was an Oxford educated actor best known for his his time with the Royal Shakespeare Company. His mother was a Russian actress of Polish descent. An Englishman in diction and in

Book review: Encounters

Short stories are a labour of love. While urdu literature and consequently publication may have thrived on sometimes soul shaking, sometimes scandalous, and sometimes saucy afsanas, English has had it different. Nobody

Media Watch: Defining ‘indecency’

 Pemra‘ s directive to private television channels not to air “indecent content” was bound to be taken apart. By the conservatives, because this was a too-little-too-late, and by the liberals, because of

Media Watch: Eat the rich

The Press Information Department’’s twitter handle ( @pid_gov ) is, in effect, the official twitter account of the Government of Pakistan. One wonders why, then, those managing the account feel the need

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