July 10, 2017
ISLAMABAD – The News journalist Umar Cheema (pictured) Monday admitted his colleague Ahmad Noorani’s story on the Panama Joint Investigative Team was wrong.
“Those into reporting are prone to mistakes. As happened w/
@Ahmad_Noorani. His today's story was wrong. That doesn't mean he's always wrong,” Cheema tweeted.
Headlined - Panama JIT ‘doesn’t find PM guilty,’ but his sons – the front-page article appeared in the paper the day the JIT submitted its report to the Supreme Court.
The JIT probed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged money-laundering.
The Supreme Court issued a contempt notice to The News over the story.
Cheema attempted to defend Noorani with a series of tweets and the investigative work his colleague had done earlier.
Ansar Abbasi, Editor Investigations at The News reminded tweeple about two of their stories proving correct. “Hmm. Two of our stories
@UmarCheema1 PanamaLeaks and mine "SECP Tampering proved" proved correct, @Ahmad_Noorani story turned incorrect.”
Image: Twitter (@UmarCheema1)
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On December 25, 1952, The Evening Times (later Times of Karachi) published a front-page editorial and a cartoon accusing the government of plunging the country into chaos. On December 30 Z A Suleri, printer publisher Khurshid Alam, and cartoonist N.M. Katpal were arrested on charges of sedition.
In 2002, an ordinance was issued by the military government of General Pervez Musharraf to set up the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to “facilitate and regulate” private electronic media.