Category Archive: Yellow media

Jul 09

Daily Star quietly deletes its controversial online reports on Zakir Naik and on Indian forces coming to Dhaka!

The Daily Star made another fraudulent claim, in what has become a regular occurrence by the newspaper owned by media magnate and industrialist Latifur Rahman, who also owns the media franchise Prothom Alo. At 02:22 pm, on July 4, 2016, the Daily Star published a report named, “Militants followed ‘IS recruiters’, controversial preacher”, in which …

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Jul 02

Observations on #GulshanAttack in #Bangladesh

Setting the context: Several days ago, article by prime minister aide and son of Bangladesh PM Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the Diplomat claiming that all terrorists operating in Bangladesh were local and homegrown ABT and JMB, and not foreign trained ISIS. In his article appropriately named “Wave of Arrests Reveals Bangladesh Terror Threat Is Home-Grown. …

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Aug 14

Bangladesh Daily Star photoshopped images fan controversy regarding birth date of Khaleda Zia

In an age where manipulation by media is increasingly becoming the norm, the Bangladesh based Daily Star has time and again taken lead to raise the bar a bit higher. The latest from the Yellow Star includes featuring an article entitled “Five birth dates of Khaleda Zia”, where it details its ‘startling’ discovery of 5 …

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