Ghazala Akbar

Ghazala Akbar

A graduate from University of Karachi, currently based in Karachi, who is interested in writing and cricket.

Pakistan, the media hog

Pakistan loves being the centre of attention in the world media. Look at the fodder we provide. Every few months we’re in the news. Not a measly column or two on the inside pages. Not even the last item before the weather. No! We make Headline news! Breaking news! Live coverage! For all the wrong reasons, we are a publicist’s dream client. We don’t even demand payment. We are ready for 24/7 non-stop coverage, exclusive photos, interviews and we give all of it for free! This is some serious collective national talent. PR companies are studying our methods. Universities are funding researches. People ...

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