Tag Archive: Malik Siraj Akbar

When Press Freedom Becomes an Anathema


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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