Stories about Pakistan from April, 2014
Pakistani Spies, Mir and the Missing People of Balochistan
After Pakistan's top TV newsman was shot, a vicious media war between single-minded nationalists and his TV station ensued leaving the story he was working on in the dark.
PHOTOS: Massive Art Installation in Pakistan Targets American Drone Operators
The initiative aims to give civilian casualties in US drones attacks a human face.
300 Pakistan International Airlines Employees Fired for Fake Degrees
It's not the first scandal of its kind to rock Pakistan, where even lawmakers have been caught using fake academic degrees.
GV Face: The USA's Secret “Cuban Twitter”
A secret US plan to support regime change in Cuba with a Twitter-like messaging service called ZunZuneo has now come under the spotlight with news reports that thousands of Cubans were duped into signing up for the service under false pretenses. Will there be consequences for digital activists worldwide? Some...
Talk Show Hosts In Pakistan: There is Nothing Holding the Showman Back
You can imagine the irony when talk show hosts take over primetime news broadcasts and become more relevant to the pursuit of “facts” than their colleagues in the newsroom or out in the field. “Talk show hosts and TV anchors are the stars of the media revolution” as per Hassan...
Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.