Sajid Iqbal

is an Urdu media analyst with BBC Monitoring,

Blog posts in total 6

Posts

  1. By sticking to the agreed terms of the interview we cemented our bond with the judge’s wife, who was a credible source.

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  2. A BBC report about Altaf Hussain, the London-based leader of a Pakistani political party, seems to have emboldened the Pakistani media to talk about the party more openly.

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  3. The new BBC Urdu TV programme Sairbeen is marking its second month on the popular Pakistani channel Express News. Sajid Iqbal looks at the ratings-obsessed media market into which it has launched

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  4. The much anticipated launch of the first BBC Urdu TV programme this week was guaranteed to fire up the Twittersphere.

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  5. Pakistani social media highlight stories that traditional media do not cover, but activists are not in a position to usher in political change.

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  6. On 26 November 2008, Mumbai was hit by a devastating terrorist attack. The Indian government blamed a Pakistan-based militant group, Jamaat-ud-Dawaa. Pakistan was unmoved.

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