US SOFT POWER --$50 Million work on Pakistan Media

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    FROM MR MANZAR DURRANI

    Dear All:

    GEO, ARY, Dunya, AAJ and others have received $50 million ostensibly to promote the image of US in Pakistan. But, instead, of doing so, these dollars are being spent to demonize Pakistan's institutions, particularly, the Army, which is considered as an enemy. Create circumstances which would precipitate a clash among institutions.

    US funding for Pakistani journalists raises questions – The Express Tribune (1)

    Some of the anchor persons are provided with junkets to Washington in the hopes that they will serve the good cause (1).

    US to spend $50 million on media in Pakistan - National Pakistan Headlines | Examiner.com (2)

    "Voice of America, a radio and TV platform that speaks for the government of the US already has a tie-up with Geo TV and now they have aligned with Express TV as well (2).

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