Wednesday, May 30, 2007

A very informative discussion on Blogging, Politics of Pakistan and Journalism on Urdu Talk Radio Chicago

On the last Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, there was a convention by Human Development Foundation which was attended by a number of prominent personalities from Pakistan.

Asian Broadcasting Network, non-profit organization providing Urdu broadcasting service for the South Asian diapora, invited Dr.Adil Najam of on the show to discuss the blogging concept and how it has an impact especially on the Pakistani Diaspora living abroad. Also he shared very interested incidents related to some blog posts he did.

He was later joined by Syed Talat Hussain of AAJ TV fame, one of the few independent who came under fire in recent months in Pakistan. Talat answered questions from the callers on the current situation for journalist in Pakistan, the May 12 incident and his experiences on that fateful day and how the Pakistani community can put up their due share for the betterment of their country.

Prominent bloggers of Pakistani Blogistan also joined the conversation on various issues ranging from politics to developing lobbying groups for the betterment of the people living in our homeland to Terrorism in Hyderabad India. The last segment contains an brief talk of Mrs.Zubaiba Jalal minister , who was also one of the participants of the conference.

Listen to how the Pakistani diaspora is thinking about the situation at home !

Also some heated discussions on the various topics. Enjoy !

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