Turkish TV series “Resurrection Ertugrul” these days is a household craze in Pakistan and among the Muslim world around the globe. Recently Pakistani Prime Minter Imran Khan directed the state-run Pakistan Television aka PTV to televise the series with dubbing in Urdu. Once the series was televised it became an instant hit in Pakistan….
Carelessly using the “Fake News” terminology to justify the discrediting and censorship of new channels and media outlets is counterproductive as it basically suppresses legitimate questions and criticism coming from the free press. In any democracy, diverse political views and opinions have an important role to play even if it doesn’t fit our confirmation biases. Shutting down someone if the views and new stories are not to one’s liking is basically insulting your own intellect.