India and Pakistan

The Indian and Pakistan media on the Jadhav ‘’spy’’ case

BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |03/05/2017

The media stood by the ‘’national interest” of their respective countries instead of critically examining the case

 

The multi-hued Pakistan media

BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/10/2016

Watch their commentary on the current standoff and discover a rich world of diverse opinion, jingoism, humour, satire and impertinence.

 

India Today fantasises

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |23/09/2016

Media fantasies about punishing Pakistan get more juvenile by the day. India Today's latest cover story  is called 'How to punish Pakistan' with a cover picture of the Pakistan flag being wrung. It contains graphic depictions of options the country has: a covert operation to eliminate JeM chief Maulana Masoor Azhar in..

 

Balochi bulletin on AIR

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |31/08/2016

Both state and private media are going  the whole hog in their embrace of Balochistan.  According to the Director General AIR  the external services division of All India Radio is shortly going to start a  news bulletin in the Balochi language, particularly for the people living in Balochistan province of Pakistan..

 

Singh's speech blacked out

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |04/08/2016

The Pakistan state media today blacked out a speech by home minister Rajnath Singh who was in Islamabad to attend a SAARC meet. Singh said: "There should be strongest action not only against terrorists but also against nations who support terrorism.” He also said that there should be no glorification..

 

How Pakistan’s Dawn covers India

IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/06/2016

An analysis of The Hindu and Dawn shows the latter giving India more space and more diverse coverage than vice versa.

 

Global news from a South Asian perspective

BY Aman Malik | IN MEDIA BUSINESS |24/01/2016

‘People want to see the world from a South Asian lens. They have never had this opportunity before.’

 

Television diplomacy

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |17/01/2016

 India and Pakistan may have deferred official talks  following the Pathankot attacks but an Indian channel - India Today - began track II diplomacy of sorts by telecasting a joint broadcast with Pakistan's premier media house, Dawn News. Anchoring the programme at the India Today end, Rajdeep Sardesai declared that..

 

Sorry Ghulam Ali…

BY HARIPRASAD ATHANICKAL| IN CENSORSHIP |20/10/2015

…We don’t deserve your music because, in this new India, you are just a Pakistani agent.

 

Why Pakistani serials trump ours...

BY VIKRAM JOHRI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/12/2014

At last, serials with real characters, good acting, compelling storylines, and an understated tone.

 

The Indo-Pak media fixation

BY ps sp| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/11/2014

Most media reports on the 18th summit of SAARC remained anxiously focused on the Modi-Sharif intrigue thereby missing out on informed reportage on Southasia's critical challenges

 

Is media obsession on security issues affecting Indo-Pak trade?

BY Rahul Mediratta| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/10/2014

DOCUMENTATION: The underreporting on trade-related activity between India and Pakistan is an important impediment to trade normalization between the two neighbouring countries.

 

Cross border TV alliance

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |20/08/2014

A twin march towards the Red Zone by Imran Khan and cleric Taher Quadri in Islamabad in the late hours of August 19 and alleged reports of  the Pakistani army laying seige to the PM's residence had the Indian channels scrambling for 'Live' feeds from Pakistani channels- the recently banned..

 

Thorny road to ‘Aman’

BY KALPANA SHARMA| IN OPINION |30/03/2010

While TOI seems to have run out of steam, perhaps temporarily, The News, the Jang group’s English daily, is going great guns. ??

 

The Times of India discovers Peace

BY KALPANA SHARMA| IN OPINION |01/01/2010

The sceptics in India will be forgiven for questioning the motives and timing of the Times Group. The first step that the Group needs to take in its Aman ki Asha project is to get the Times Now anchors to tone down their anti-Pakistan rhetoric,

 

Unconscious biases pervade the coverage of Pakistan

IN MEDIA MONITORING |29/02/2008

It is clear that the over riding trope that the coverage offers is of Pakistan being a failed state and a country in the grip of a civil conflict

 

Munabao-Khokrapar link--Indo-Pak monitoring Part IV

BY chattarji| IN MEDIA MONITORING |20/03/2006

The rail link opening was covered with greater intensity and more positively by the Sindhi daily Ibrat, than by Nawai-e-Waqt

 

‘Meddling in Balochistan’—Indo-Pak monitoring part III

BY subarno| IN MEDIA MONITORING |16/03/2006

Balochistan became a byword for Indian interference in Pakistani affairs, mirroring a paranoia in India about Pakistani meddling in Kashmir.

 

Jagran and Nawai-e-Waqt stoke paranoia

BY subarno c| IN MEDIA MONITORING |08/03/2006

The Jagran analysis reiterated an old idea that India is a soft state that panders to its minority community. Indo-Pak monitoring--Part I

 

Indo Pak mags excel in terror coverage

BY mannika| IN MEDIA MONITORING |03/12/2005

The Herald’s cover story disproved the notion that the contours of professional media in a democracy and dictatorship differ. Indo-Pak media perspectives on terror--Part III

 

Indo-Pak media perspectives on terror

BY mannika| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/11/2005

July showed that the media mindset of both Pakistan and India was to give more coverage to militant/terrorist attacks if they were associated with the West or with Kashmir.

 

Pakistan’s Urdu media: volatile and severe

IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/11/2005

Indo-Pak media perspectives on terror, Part II. Unlike Pakistan`s English newspapers, different media standards seemed to apply to the Urdu press which caters to a far larger, mass circulation.

 

‘Big Time’: Indo-Pak magazine coverage of Indo-US relations

IN MEDIA MONITORING |23/09/2005

Farooq reiterates the Pakistani media argument that the deal will lead to nuclear proliferation, but diligently contextualizes the development.

 

Dispelling the Spooks about Nukes’ --- III

IN MEDIA MONITORING |16/09/2005

Apart from syndicating articles and columns from western papers, Pakistan media strategically reprinted Indian media pieces critical of the pact.

 

‘Dispelling the Spooks about Nukes’---II

IN MEDIA MONITORING |13/09/2005

 

Dispelling the Spooks about Nukes—I

IN MEDIA MONITORING |10/09/2005 ?Media representations in India and Pakistan of Indo-US relations. This part looks at media representations of the Indo-US defence pact.

 

Indo-Pak monitoring: the General’s visit—Part II

IN MEDIA MONITORING |16/09/2005

The incisive news package drove one message home: there was a disconnect between the military junta and the political opinion in Pakistan.

 

Indo-Pak monitoring: the General’s visit

IN MEDIA MONITORING |07/09/2005

 

 

Civil, accommodating, yet firmly nationalistic

IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/04/2005

That was the tenor of discussions on the two state broadcasters when Singh and Musharraf met in New York, though PTV did insert an irrelevant riot clip from Kashmir.

 

Sticking to the official line

IN MEDIA MONITORING |16/04/2005

Officials of both countries wanted to use the media to get their point of view of across and the Fourth Estate, instead of following an unfettered line of thinking, acquiesced.

 

 

Covering the Singh-Musharraf meeting

IN MEDIA MONITORING |23/03/2005

The questions asked by the anchors of their correspondents reporting from New York gave an indication of what each thought was the most important point of focus for the talks.

 

Indian elections through a Kashmir prism

IN MEDIA MONITORING |04/11/2004

Indian elections through a Kashmir prism

 

Indo-Pak news monitoring, Part III

IN MEDIA MONITORING |12/09/2004

Analysts in the Dainik Jagran and Dainik Bhaskar debate implications of Indo-Pak détente.

 

Indo-Pak monitoring, part II

BY shubha singh| IN MEDIA MONITORING |05/09/2004

While the major part of the coverage was positive, there was also an element that indicated the mistrust between the two countries.

 

Media monitoring: Discovering Pakistan

BY shubha singh| IN BOOKS |20/08/2004

Unprecedented journalistic access during the March-April period of cricket diplomacy produced a rush of goodwill stories on Pakistan in Indian newspapers.

 

Kalam in Pakistani media

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/08/2002

Our official venom-spitting machinery-the Pakistan Television (PTV) issued a subpoena to all state-certified `experts¿ and aired program after program on Kalam nomination.      

 

Enemy Images on Pakistan Television

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/06/2002

Pakistan television reminds viewers of their enemy every day.

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