Tag Archive: Malik Siraj Akbar

When Press Freedom Becomes an Anathema

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Posted By Malik I came across this year’s Press Freedom Index. International media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders has been issuing the index since 2002. The index is self-explanatory about how some countries in… Read More

Even Bush Plagiarizes!

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Pakistani author of  The New York Times best-seller, Taliban, Ahmed Rashid, who was acknowledged by TIME magazine as “the most informed person on the earth about Afghanistan”, has accused George Bush of plagerizing… Read More

Eid Mubarak

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Yet another Eid away from home, family! It is the third consecutive eid I am away from my family. I remember last year, I could not go to my home town of Panjgur… Read More

Social Media Boot Camp

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I attended the Social Media Boot Camp for CEOs organized by Splash Media the other day. Registration was totally free! Just wanted to share a few things that I learned from there which… Read More

Future Imperfect

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By Malik Siraj Akbar The panel discussion on ” The Media and the 2010 Midterm Elections” during the Global Leadership Forum was a grim reminder how both the media and polity are falling… Read More

Clinton Champions International Exchange Programs

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By Malik Siraj Akbar WASHINGTON DC: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, while addressing the 2010-11 batch of Hubert Humphrey Fellows at a reception held on Monday evening said that people-to-people connections were… Read More

Fellows From 93 Countries Gather at GLF-2010 in Washington

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By Malik Siraj Akbar WASHINGTON DC: The Global Leadership Forum (GLF-2010), which is an essential component of the State Department-sponsored Hubert Humphrey Fellowship, was an implicit demonstration of increasing relationship between the United… Read More

GLF Facebook Page

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By Malik Siraj Akbar As we all prepare to leave for the Global Leadership Forum (GLF-2010), I am exuberant that we already have 95 Hubert Humphrey Fellows from different campuses on our GLF… Read More

Bribing Journalists

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By Malik Siraj Akbar As discussed in the last Humphrey Seminar, I wish to blog about the corrupting practices among journalists in my country. Scores of  tactics are applied in Pakistan by the… Read More

Dreaming Big

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I attended the two-day long 18th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies at Desert Willow Conference Center on October 14-15. The conference was very helpful for me to meet a lot of new… Read More

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