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    Exposing GEO TV - a CNN affiliate or is it the psy-ops wing of the CIA?

    A thesis and a case on why Geo has exacerbated the conditions in Pakistan and why it is

    biased. The article discusses the origins of Geo and its connections with shady operatives.

    We present the actual proof of the affiliates of Geo. The information on the CIA psy-ops

    discusses how the CIA operates in other countries.

    IS GEO PART OF CIA PSY-OPS? by Moin Ansari Updated August 11th, 2008

    Geo was started with the help of an ex US Naval Petty Officer by the name of Hazinski who has

    links with Mr. Casper Weinberger and many Indian channels.

    | NEW YORK | RUPEE NEWS | January 2nd, 2008 | Moin Ansari| Just because it is in Urdudoesnt make it true! Just because it was broadcast by a Pakistani channel doesnt make it

    right! Just because it shows the Pakistani flag doesnt mean it it loyal to Pakistan or


    QUESTIONS GEO CANNOT ANSWER: Why does Geo collude with foreign media? Whydoes it focus on creating chaos and general discontent? Why does it act like an instrument of anpoliticalparty? Why does Geo behave like the arm of a foreign force? Why did Geo deliberately

    broadcast falsebad news about the economy when the stock market was booming? What handdid Geo play in scaring the foreign investors away from Pakistan? Why did Geo repeat the falsenews about the growth figures which led to the crash of the stock market? Why does Geo showwrong Pakistani maps? Why does Geo almost never cover the insurgencies in India? Why is Geoso infatuated with Anti-Pakistan Bollywood films? Why is Geo bent upon creating aIndianization of Pakistan? Why does Geo pay so much attention to Bollywood? Why does Geoshow dead bodies? Is this all part of a psy-op or is it part of an agenda? Mr. Husain Haqqani ofthe Hudson institute is on the payroll of JINSA and AIPAC (public information posted on RupeeNews) is a known neocon with his own agenda. His wife Ms. Isphani is involved with VOA andGeo pursuing the same Neocon agenda.

    A company is known by the company it keeps. Geo certainty deals with some colorfulcharacters. Its genesis, consultants, and affiliations leave much to be desired.

    We have attempted to put together a thesis and a case on why Geo has exacerbated theconditions in Pakistan and why it is biased. The article discusses the origins of Geo and itsconnections with shady operatives. We present the actual proof of the affiliates of Geo. Theinformation on the CIA psy-ops discusses how the CIA operates in other countries.

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    There is a hidden hand in this Sher Bukhsh Mazari


    1) Questions that Geo cannot answer

    2) General discussion of CIA ops

    3) CIA is active in Pakistan. NY Times report

    4) CIA Dirty Tricks Department

    5) Details on efforts to destabilize Pakistan

    THE CIA connection BENAZIR BHUTTOS ASSASSINATION WAS PRE-PLANNED:THE ZIA MODEL WITH A TWIST: THE GREAT GAME CONTINUES: When the Elephantsdance, the grass gets crushed. The continued CIA involvement in Pakistan. Another Pakistanileaders falls to an international game between the USA, and China and Russia, and Pakistanisagain pay the price

    6) Strange happenings at Geo that cannot be explained

    7) Geo origins and the people who helped in starting Geo. Geos connections to some ver unsavory characters

    8) Geo links with David Hazinski a known Neocon with deep links to Neocon organizaitons thathave spoken up against Pakistan

    9) Discussion of Weinbergers his beliefs and his association with Geo and Mr. Hazinski

    10) Discussion of the beliefs of Mr. Hazinskis

    11) Detailed discussion of the Medias role in destabilizing Pakistan

    12) Appendices, Farah Ispahani role in VOA and Geo, Resume of Mr. Hazinski



    declassified documents are old, but it gives us a glimpse into what can happen. New

    techniques are more sophisticated.

    (The implements of psychological warfare are: open propaganda, subversion, special operations

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    (sabotage, guerrilla warfare, espionage), political and cultural pressures, economic pressures.The principal effects sought are persuasion, sympathy, terrorization, confusion, division andphysical interference. These operations, ancient in origin, are modernly employed, notably byItaly, Germany, the Soviet Union and other principal powers. The programs are planned more orless centrally in all nations, but executed by a variety of agencies. Memorandum on Intelligence

    for Psychological Warfare, by General John Magruder, Feb. 1943 )


    TIMES OF JAN 6th, 2008


    At the White House and the Pentagon, officials see an opportunity in the changing power

    structure for the Americans to advocate for the expanded authority in Pakistan, a nuclear-armedcountry. After years of focusing on Afghanistan, we think the extremists now see a chance forthe big prize - creating chaos in Pakistan itself, one senior official said.

    The new options for expanded covert operations include loosening restrictions on the C.I.A. tostrike selected targets in Pakistan, in some cases using intelligence provided by Pakistanisources, officials said. Most counter-terrorism operations in Pakistan have been conducted by theC.I.A.; in Afghanistan, where military operations are under way, including some with NATOforces, the military can take the lead.

    The legal status would not change if the administration decided to act more aggressively.However, if the C.I.A. were given broader authority, it could call for help from the military ordeputize some forces of the Special Operations Command to act under the authority of theagency. NY Times Jan. 6th, 2007

    In the 1980s, President Zia ul Haq was blown up in a military plane and Benazir Bhutto becamethe Prime Minister. However she was fired from her job for corruption.


    ISLAMABAD: Was Benazir Bhuttos assassination part of a larger international conspiracy to

    destabilise and de-nuclearise Pakistan? This is the question that boggles many minds even in thegovernment circles.

    Although, the government has fixed the responsibility on Baitullah Mehsud and al-Qaeda on thebasis of a telephonic conversation reportedly monitored by intelligence agencies, somegovernment officials really smell a ***.

    It is not important to see who is pulling the trigger, also dont bother much about the hiredassassin. What is really important is to reach the hand that pulled the strings, an official sourcesaid, believing that foreign factor (not al-Qaeda) could not be ruled out in this high-profileassassination that has badly shaken Pakistan.

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    The Pakistan Peoples Party and spokesmen of Baitullah Mehsud and al-Qaeda had alreadyrejected the interior ministrys assertion, which had been further contradicted by certain news

    reports that claimed that the slain leader was in contact with Mehsud.

    A senior journalist, Hamid Mir, even confirmed this fact in his column in Jang that appeared onlast Monday. He also revealed the startling fact he was told by Benazir Bhutto before her deaththat she was informed by the Americans that Washington did not want the restoration of deposedchief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

    PPP spokesman Farhatullah Babar, when contacted, although did not rule out internationaldimension to Benazirs killing but he was more convinced that it was a heinous plot hatched

    inside Pakistan. Ansari Abbasi in The News


    Tons of money was sent to Pakistan for a well organized campaign to launch streetdemonstrations against President Musharraf. Mr. Ahmed Quraishi has quoted $500 million infunds were disbursed. As in 1979, during the PNA demonstration millions of Dollars weredispersed among professional agitators. Uzbek and Tajiks were recruited to create mayhem inPakistan.

    -A shadowy group called the BLA, a Cold War relic, rose from the dead to restart a separatistwar in southwestern Pakistan. . Bugtis death was a blow to neo-BLA, but the shadowy groupsbackers didnt repent. His grandson, Brahmdagh Bugti, is currently enjoying a safe shelter in the

    Afghan capital, Kabul, where he continues to operate and remote-control his assets in Pakistan.

    -Saboteurs trained in Afghanistan have been inserted into Pakistan to aggravate extremistpassions here, especially after the Red Mosque operation.

    -Chinese citizens continue to be targeted by individuals pretending to be Islamists, when noknown Islamic group has claimed responsibility. . A succession of religious rebels with

    suspicious foreign links have suddenly emerged in Pakistan over the past months claiming to bePakistani Taliban. Some of the names include Abdul Rashid Ghazi, Baitullah Mehsud, and

    now the Maulana of Swat. Some of them have used, and are using, encrypted communicationequipment far superior to what the Pakistani military owns.Money and weapons have been fed into the religious movements and al-Qaeda remnants in thetribal areas.

    -Exploiting the situation, assets within the Pakistani media started promoting the idea that the

    Pakistani military was killing its own people. The rest of the unsuspecting media quickly pickedup this message. Some botched US and Pakistani military operations against al-Qaeda thatcaused civilian deaths accidentally fed this media campaign.This was the perfect timing for thelaunch of Military, Inc: Inside Pakistans Military Economy, a book authored by Ayesha SiddiqaAgha, a columnist for a Pakistani English-language paper and a correspondent for JanesDefence Weekly, a private intelligence service founded by experts close to British intelligence.

    (Ahmed Quraishi is an investigative reporter, currently hosting a weekly political talk show titledWorldview from Islamabad.)

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    The media has been unleashed about the so called instability in Pakistan creating a justification

    for continued and more abrasive offensive action in South Asia. This to create instability inPakistan that will be used as an excuse to continue the perpetual mimetic warfare in the Muslimworld. Pakistan has been facing the brunt of the US initiative to implement Democracy in

    Pakistan even though the credentials of the champions of democracy are very weak. NeitherEgypt, nor Uganda, nor Congo, nor Haiti, nor Taiwan, nor China nor Israel nor Russia face theUS medias pontification on how great democracy is. This expose of Geo origins has tries touncover the reasons why Geo acts so strangly.

    Geo employs a lot of good reporters, but it also employs program hosts whose credentials andloyalty to Pakistan is questionable. For example Mr. Shaharyar Azhar is a known follower ofNeocon philosophy and ideas always highlighting the negative news about Pakistan and nottaking India or other countries to task. There are reports in the press that Geo has beeninstrumental in the campaign of disinformation about Pakistan. It has become a willing orunwilling instrument of those who wanted to destabilize Pakistan. The governemnt of Pakistan

    and the ISI of Pakistan got wind of Geo plans and recommended to the President to take actionagainst Geo. The Emergency imposed by the previous government was to thwart the campaignof disinformation that was running concurrently by Time magazine and Newsweek Magazineand the Neocon News agencies in the West.

    Why does Geo generally show the Indian version of events and why does its news sound like atranslation of CNN news? Geos dangerous general policies are the main reason that the Pakistanwas not allowing Geo to resume its transmission. Amazingly Geo is now starting a new EnglishNews channel to continue its activities against the the country. Where is the funding for all thiscoming from?

    Whether Geo is an unwilling victim of its sponsors and her affiliates in the USA or India, or isGeo running a planned campaign and got caught with its pants down.

    All Geo viewers want to find out the truth!





    THE ZIA MODEL WITH A TWIST: THE GREAT GAME CONTINUES: When theElephants dance, the grass gets crushed. The continued CIA involvement in Pakistan. AnotherPakistani leaders falls to an international game between the USA, and China and Russia, andPakistanis again pay the price

    Professor Michel Chossudovsky sheds some light on the plan:


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    It has been known for months that the Bush-Cheney administration and its allies have beenmaneuvering to strengthen their political control of Pakistan, paving the way for the expansionand deepening ofthe war on terrorism across the region.

    Various American destabilization plans, known for months by officials and analysts, proposed

    the toppling of Pakistans militaryThe assassination of Bhutto appears to have been anticipated. There were even reports ofchatter among US officials about the possible assassinations of either Pervez Musharraf or

    Benazir Bhutto, well before the actual attempts took place. (Larry Chin, Global Research, 29December 2007)

    Regime change with a view to ensuring continuity under military rule is no longer the mainthrust of US foreign policy. The regime of Pervez Musharraf cannot prevail. Washingtons

    foreign policy course is to actively promote the political fragmentation and balkanization ofPakistan as a nation.

    A new political leadership is anticipated but in all likelihood it will take on a very differentshape, in relation to previous US sponsored regimes. One can expect that Washington will pushfor a compliant political leadership, with no commitment to the national interest, a leadershipwhich will serve US imperial interests, while concurrently contributing under the disguise ofdecentralization, to the weakening of the central government and the fracture of Pakistans

    fragile federal structure.

    The political impasse is deliberate. It is part of an evolving US foreign policy agenda, whichfavors disruption and disarray in the structures of the Pakistani State. Indirect rule by thePakistani military and intelligence apparatus is to be replaced by more direct forms of USinterference, including an expanded US military presence inside Pakistan.

    This expanded military presence is also dictated by the Middle East-Central Asia geopoliticalsituation and Washingtons ongoing plans to extend the Middle East war to a much broader area.

    U.S. Special Forces are expected to vastly expand their presence in Pakistan, as part of an effort

    to train and support indigenous counter-insurgency forces and clandestine counterterrorismunits (William Arkin, Washington Post, December 2007).

    The official justification and pretext for an increased military presence in Pakistan is to extendthe war on terrorism. Concurrently, to justify its counterrorism program, Washington is also

    beefing up its covert support to the terrorists.

    Already in 2005, a report by the US National Intelligence Council and the CIA forecast aYugoslav-like fate for Pakistan in a decade with the country riven by civil war, bloodshed andinter-provincial rivalries, as seen recently in Balochistan. (Energy Compass, 2 March 2005).

    .Continuity, characterized by the dominant role of the Pakistani military and intelligence has

    been scrapped in favor of political breakup and balkanization..This US agenda for Pakistan is similar to that applied throughout the broader Middle EastCentral Asian region. US strategy, supported by covert intelligence operations, consists in

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    triggering ethnic and religious strife, abetting and financing secessionist movements while alsoweakening the institutions of the central government. The broader objective is to fracture theNation State and redraw the borders of Iraq, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan ProfessorMichel Chossudovsky

    STRANGE HEPPENINGS AT GEO THAT CANNOT BE EXPLAINED: Here are somefacts about Geo and some example of how Geo demorolizes the population and the general bodyof the Pakistani dispora.

    -GEO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CRASH OF THE STOCK MARKET: Geo repeatedlytelecasted false news about the Pakistani economy, the political situation and hence the stockmarket crashed in PakistanIn a pre-orchestrated campaign.

    -Geo focuses on the negative news and instead of focusing on solutions it shows bodies of deadpeople in contradiction of PEMRA and all decency requirements.

    -Geo focuses on petrol prices but does not inform the viewers that most private cars in Pakistannow run on CNG (liqufied petroluem gas) which costs $5 for a tank full. Most people drivingcars are not affected by the rise in petrol (gasoline) prices.

    -In a planned manner Geo supresses and ignores good news like 5.1 billion dollar of oil refineryin Pakistan

    -Geo usually ignoress good news like $28 Billion Emar international island development

    -Geo is averse to good news about Pakistanthere is no discussion of the Bullet Trains inPakistan.

    -Geo does not focus foreign interference in Pakistani affairs.

    -Geo did not discuss the 89 separatist movements in India in 2007 from Seven Northeasternsister states, to the Naxalite insurrection, to Bihar to Kashmir, to Assam etc

    -Geo Dramas: 50 percent of the dramas are Indian dramas on Geo and 25 percent are with mixcast (Indian and Pakistani) and Indian film

    -Geo focuses on showing beheading of people and other depressing news.Why did Geo not focus on showing 250 million people sleeping on sidewalks in India?

    -Geo did not cover for 36 hours the killing of 3000 Muslims in Gujrat?Urdu is not used by many hosts. Morning host shows are in English and Urdlish ( a horrible

    combination). The Younger generation is being spoiled by using them as instruments ofhedonism.

    -Some of the shows are way beyond the pale on being modern. Nudity is not modernity. Scienceand Technology is modernity.

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    -Geo plays into the hands of the opposition parties. It does not discuss opportunities fordevelopment.

    -When Mr. Shaharayar interviewed the President of Azad Kashmir he interrupted him and didnot allow him to speak about the problems with the article of accession of Kashmir to India

    (which is now lost) if it ever existed.

    -Geo continues to use Indian jargon like partition. Partition signifies a temporary dissection ofthe whole. India was never whole. Even during British times there were more than 500 states inthe Subcontinent. Some of them banded together to make Pakistan and others banded together tomake India.

    -Discussion of Kashmir, Manvanagar, Junagarh are non-existant on Geo. Most Geo maps showKashmir as part of Pakistan. Zad Kashmir is never shown. Some Geo maps sill show the NothernAreas as part of India or partof Kashmir.

    -Kamran Khan was getting RS 25 lakh per month. Income vs. salary? Dr. Shahid Mahmud usedto get Rs 22 laks per month. He was a member of NSF student Hamid Mir the Editor of Ausafget Rs. 22 Lakh per month.Nadia Khan gets Rs 6 lacs per month. Income vs. salary?When Geo was not able to broadcast the8-hour cricket match, Geo said they lost 1 billion Rupees, After the ban Goo kept onbroadcasting for 36 hours without any income?Let us investigate the players involved with Geofrom information that is publicly available. We see these links which will be analyzed.

    1) The contravercial David Hazinski an ex US Navy Petty Officer with contacts with the

    State Department and the American Jewish Committee (AJC)

    2) Who is Todd Fratz and why does Geo associate with such characters?

    3) Casper Weinberger, Ronald Reagans indicted and pardoned Secretary of Defense who

    predicted the Next War with a rogue state like Iran. Why does Geo align itself with known warmongeres.

    4) Geo has strategic links with SkyTV of the UK, CNN, IBN-CNN in India and the Voice ofAmerica (VOA). See article on VOA Geo alliance in Pakistan.http://www.usembassy.gov/pakistan/h05111301.html


    Geo was started with the help of an ex US Naval Petty Officer by the name of Hazinski who haslinks with Mr. Casper Weinberger and many Indian channels.

    According to (Intelligent Media Consultants) Most recently, he re-designed the centralInternational Broadcast Center for the Voice of America in Washington and is consulting on newnetwork launches for the VOA. Mr. Hazinski is the principal of the company called

    IntelligentMC (http://www.intelligentmc.com/Welcome.html,2870Peachtree Road #713,

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    Atlanta, GA 30305-2918, USA, email:[email protected], url:http://www.intelligentmc.com).theother principal of Intelligent MC is Mr. Todd Frantz. Toddcomes to IMC from 10 years at CNN in Atlanta. He has links to Cox Center for International

    Mass Communication Training and Research at The University of Georgia

    David Hazinski, associate professor at the University of Georgias Grady College of Journalismand Mass Communication, is the principle architect of GEO-TV and managed the stationslaunch. Hazinski was contacted by the Jang Group, Pakistans largest newspaper publisher andGEO-TVs owner, after he shepherded the successful launch of a similar station in India inJanuary 2001. Aaj Tak, the first all-news, Hindi-language channel in India, now has a 60% shareof the news audience in India.

    As one of the owners of Intelligent Media Consultants, an Atlanta-based company that helps itsclients design efficient and profitable network operations through the creative application ofbroadcast technology, Hazinski has worked all over the world launching news operations inmarkets starved for unbiased reporting. This is really the cutting edge of technology and

    journalism, says Hazinski, a former NBC news correspondent who says he and his partnershave helped launch at least a dozen news operations in the last 10 years. These are new markets.They havent been exposed to lots of TV.

    Because most of Intelligent Medias clients are unfamiliar with broadcast news techniques,Hazinski says he is able to tailor unique approaches that maximize their limited budgets. Thesepeople are willing to try new things because they dont want to pay the outrageous costs

    associated with news production in the United States, he says. Right now, based on what welearned in Pakistan, were convinced we can launch a network today for half of what it wouldhave cost three years ago. And no one would see any quality difference on the air - even if weaired it in the U.S.

    At GEO-TVs main broadcast center in Karachi, Hazinski built a newsroom around 24 Mac G4srunning Final Cut Pro. News footage is captured with 40 Sony PD150s and 15 PD100s. NewTekVideo Toaster 2 systems are used at bureaus in Islamabad and Lahore to switch between themain broadcast center.

    In addition to designing a systems approach for GEO-TV, Hazinski helped teach the stationsstaff how to use the equipment and how to produce television news. Greg Pope, a freelanceeditor and producer formerly with CNN, spent one month in Karachi this summer training GEO-TVs news staff, whichprimarily consists of newspaper journalists. We basically had to convertpeople from print journalists to TV journalists, says Pope, adding that he had never taught

    production techniques in a classroom setting to non-English speaking students. These printpeople were basically issued cameras and editing equipment and within months weretransformed from pen and paper to this new electronic media. Some of them didnt even know

    how to use a keyboard when we started.

    Considering the steep learning curve for the Pakistani journalists, Pope says he was amazed attheir perseverance and enthusiasm. These people are tired of having Western news andgovernment news shoved down their throats, says Pope, who estimates that he taught 100

    mailto:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]:[email protected]
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    people to shoot and edit video. They want their own voice. They want to represent themselvesin their own way.

    But there is still a chance that the government will shut down GEO-TV. Pope says that while hewas training the news staff, it was widely believed that there were spies for PTV within their

    ranks. However, in recent years the Jang Group has won many battles for freedom of the press,so there is hope that GEO-TV will succeed.

    If they have minimal government interference, [GEO-TV] will change the face of Pakistan,says Pope.

    A Voice for the People

    WHO IS DAVID DAVID HAZINSKI? Why did Geo hire a known Neocon for help in


    He owns Intelligent Media Consultants, LLC, a company responsible for training the staffs andhelping to launch eight television networks around the world, mostly on the sub-continent. Theseinclude Aaj Tak and CNN-IBN in India and GEO TV in Pakistan. He has also consulted forbroadcasters and publishers such as the Voice of America, Gramedia in Indonesia, andAlsumaria in Beirut and Baghdad. While on the faculty, Hazinski spent two years as writer, co-host and technology advisor of the internationally syndicated World Business Review withCaspar Weinberger, the Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan. Before coming to UGA,Hazinski served six years as an international correspondent for NBC News, covering the U.S.,Europe, and Central Americaand ten years before that as a TV reporter with stations inCharlotte and Pittsburgh. Office: 139, Fax Number: (706) 542-2183, E-Mail Address:[email protected]

    Hazinski holds a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship, the universitys highest

    teaching award and has been appointed a Senior Teaching Fellow and a member of the TeachingAcademy. He has received more than a dozen local, state, and national journalism awards,including a Golden Quill for Investigative Reporting.

    Mr. Hazinski has been advocating restricting what he calls Citizenship jounalism which heconsiders dangerous. (TinyURL.com - shorten that long URL into a Tiny URL)

    Investigative reporters may scrutinize the details of Mr. resume posted at the bottom of this post.Also posted on (http://www.grady.uga.edu/CV/Hazinski.2005.pdf)

    Athens World: Response to Professor David Hazinski

    WHAT DOES THE GEO CONSULTANT MR. HAZINSKI BELIEVE IN? His address tothe American Jewish Council dated 12/13/2007. You can read his article at the bottom of thispage.


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    WHO IS CASPER WEINBERGER? And why did Geo associate with a known war


    Caspar Willard Cap Weinberger (August 18, 1917 - March 28, 2006), was an American

    politician and Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, untilNovember 23, 1987, making him the third longest-serving defense secretary to date, after RobertMcNamara and Donald Rumsfeld. He is also known for his roles in the Strategic DefenseInitiative program and the Iran-Contra Affair.

    Following his resignation as Secretary of Defense, Weinberger was placed under indictment byIndependent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh. The formal indictment charged Weinbergerwithseveral felony counts of lying to the Iran-Contra independent counsel during itsinvestigation. Weinberger received a Presidential pardon from President George H.W. Bush onDecember 24, 1992, after Bush had failed to win a second term.

    In 1996, Weinberger co-authored a book entitled The Next War, which raised questions aboutthe adequacy of US military capabilities following the end of the Cold War. After he publishedhis book, his colleagues from the Reagan administration broke contact and refused to speak withhim.

    Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in 1988, awarded in

    recognition for an outstanding and invaluable contribution to military cooperation between theUK and the US, particularly during the Falklands War of 1982. Wikipedia

    WEINBERGER DISCUSSES IRAN AND THE NEXT WAR: From Publishers WeeklyWeinberger, secretary of defense for most of the Reagan years, collaborates with Schweizer,president of the James Madison Institute, to present five possible near-future scenarios in whichthe U.S. goes to war. Scenario one is based on a North Korean invasion of South Korea that endsin stalemate after a limited nuclear exchange. Number two casts Iran as a rogue state usingballistic missiles to alter the Middle Easts balance of power. The third scenario postulates aradical Mexican government scapegoating the U.S. as the source of its countrys woes. A fourth

    describes the conquest of Europe by a resurgent Russia?again with the aid of nuclear weapons. Inscenario five, the U.S. and Japan reignite the Pacific War of 1941-1945, this time usingcyberstrikes against information systems, chemical warfare and a nuclear exchange. The

    authors tell their stories through the eyes of fictional participants. This format, familiar to readersof techno-thrillers, is an effective framework for dramatizing a set of pessimistic conclusions.Because of Americas reduction of its conventional armed forces and its failure to build a missiledefense system, none of the scenarios have outcomes more positive than stalemate achieved athigh cost. The authors lament for such a missile system and for the armed forces of the past

    wont convince those who believe that the dominant modes of future conflict will be terrorismand guerrilla war, however. Weinberger and Schweizer nevertheless make a case deservingserious consideration by citizens and policy-makers alike. PUblishers Weekly posted onAmazon

    DESTABILIZING PAKISTAN: Geo has been blamed for participating in and highlighting

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    events per CNN instructions.

    Why is Geo not reporting Gen. Kayanis statement that he suspects a foreign hand in the

    assassination to destabilize and denuclearize Pakistan? The silence is deafening!

    Saboteurs trained in Afghanistan have been inserted into Pakistan to aggravate extremistpassions here, especially after the Red Mosque operation.

    Chinese citizens continue to be targeted by individuals pretending to be Islamists, when noknown Islamic group has claimed responsibility. . A succession of religious rebels withsuspicious foreign links have suddenly emerged in Pakistan over the past months claiming to bePakistani Taliban. Some of the names include Abdul Rashid Ghazi, Baitullah Mehsud, andnow the Maulana of Swat. Some of them have used, and are using, encrypted communicationequipment far superior to what the Pakistani military owns.

    Money and weapons have been fed into the religious movements and al-Qaeda remnants in the

    tribal areas.

    Exploiting the situation, assets within the Pakistani media started promoting the idea that thePakistani military was killing its own people. The rest of the unsuspecting media quickly pickedup this message. Some botched US and Pakistani military operations against al-Qaeda thatcaused civilian deaths accidentally fed this media campaign.This was the perfect timing for thelaunch of Military, Inc: Inside Pakistans Military Economy, a book authored by Ayesha Siddiqa

    Agha, a columnist for a Pakistani English-language paper and a correspondent for JanesDefence Weekly, a private intelligence service founded by experts close to British intelligence.

    (Ahmed Quraishi is an investigative reporter, currently hosting a weekly political talk show titledWorldview from Islamabad.)

    This compares Geo with ARY and PTV


    SnapShot of ptv.com.pk (rank #781,225), arydigitaltv.com, geo.tv (#65,106) - Compete

    This compares Geo with CNN and Foxnews websites.


    SnapShot of cnn.com (rank #20), foxnews.com (#100), geo.tv (#65,106) - Compete

    Here are thestatistics on the number of posts and discussion of Geo on various boards:


    Geo tv - forum posts | BoardReader

    If things do not change, Pakistanis should cancel Geo and let them suffer.

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    press releases: VOA Launches Urdu TV For Pakistan, 11/13/2005

    Washington, D.C. - The Voice of America (VOA) will launch Beyond the Headlines-its newtelevision program in Urdu-on Monday, Nov. 14. The half-hour program will air on GEO TV inPakistan at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and on selected international satellites, includingAsiaSat (Virtual Channel 409) and IOR (Virtual Channel 420).

    Beyond the Headlines (Khabron se Aage), a fast-paced, contemporary production designed withyoung and urban Pakistanis in mind, will continue VOAs 63-year tradition of broadcasting

    accurate and balanced information. Programs will examine international developments,technology, politics, social issues, education, religion, sports, and entertainment.

    We look forward to opening this important new channel of communication between the

    American people and Pakistan, said Steven J. Simmons, a member of the Broadcasting Board ofGovernors (BBG), which oversees all United States international radio and television services.Simmons is chairman of the BBGs Voice of America Committee, and has played a key role in

    increasing radio and TV service to Pakistan, including Beyond the Headlines.

    Were particularly delighted with our partnership with GEO TV, the leading cable/satellitebroadcaster in the Urdu language, Simmons added. This new program, together with our

    expanded radio service, demonstrates our growing commitment to reach the people of Pakistanwith new, engaging programs on both radio and TV.

    The links between Pakistan and the United States are strong and growing, and our new show isa reflection of that, said VOA Director David S. Jackson. Beyond the Headlines will focus not

    only on the big issues of the day, but also on features, business, and culture stories that illuminatethe world we live in. For example, well show how Pakistanis live and work and go to school in

    the U.S. We want to provide a unique mix of stories that viewers cant find anywhere else.

    Farah Ispahani is the managing editor and executive producer for Beyond the Headlines. Shejoined VOA earlier this year, bringing more than 20 years of experience in print and televisionmedia at such news organizations as CNN, ABC, and NBC. Before she joined VOA, Ispahani,who is a fluent Urdu speaker, was instrumental in the launch of CNNs Paula Zahn Now and

    Anderson Cooper 360.

    Anchoring Beyond the Headlines will be Aneka Osman. A familiar face to Pakistanis, Osmanworked as an English language news anchor on Pakistan Television. She has covered regionaland national security issues, Pakistan-India relations, the conflict in the Middle East, andPakistans general elections. She has also worked on Prime Television, the UK-based Pakistani

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    channel, and on the Business Plus Channel.

    Ayaz Gul is VOA Urdus Chief Reporter and Pakistan Coverage Coordinator for Radio Aap ki

    Dunyaa (Your World Radio), VOAs Urdu radio service, and Beyond the Headlines. Gul, who isbased in Pakistan, has been filing on-the-scene reports in Urdu and English for VOA since 1996,

    and his reports are translated into numerous languages throughout VOA. Prior to joining VOA,he worked for the Japanese network NHK and for the German news agency DPA as a reporterspecializing in Pakistans foreign and domestic news.

    VOAs Urdu Service broadcasts 12 hours a day of news and information to millions ofPakistanis and other Urdu speakers on Radio Aap ki Dunyaa. The program is distributed bymedium wave at 972 kHz, digital audio satellite, the Internet and a three-hour shortwavebroadcast. The launch of Beyond the Headlines adds two-and-half hours of television to the UrduServices weekly broadcast schedule.

    The Voice of America, which first went on the air in 1942, is a multimedia international

    broadcasting service funded by the U.S. government through the Broadcasting Board ofGovernors. VOA broadcasts more than 1,000 hours of news, information, educational, andcultural programming every week to an estimated worldwide audience of more than 100 millionpeople. Programs are produced in 44 languages.

    For more information, call VOAs Office of Public Affairs at or [email protected]

    Unfettered citizen journalism too risky By DAVID HAZINSKI, Published on: 12/13/07

    Youre beginning to get a lot more news from you.

    It ranges from the CNN YouTube debates to political blogs to cellphone video of that sniper whoopened fire at an Omaha Mall. These are all examples of so called citizen journalism, the hotnew extension of the news business where the audience becomes the reporter.David Hazinski, a former NBC correspondent, is an associate professor of telecommunicationsand head of broadcast news at the University of Georgias Grady College of Journalism.

    Supporters of citizen journalism argue it provides independent, accurate, reliable informationthat the traditional media dont provide. While it has its place, the reality is it really isnt

    journalism at all, and it opens up information flow to the strong probability of fraud and abuse.The news industry should find some way to monitor and regulate this new trend.

    The premise of citizen journalism is that regular people can now collect information and pictureswith video cameras and cellphones, and distribute words and images over the Internet.Advocates argue that the acts of collecting and distributing makes these people journalists.

    This is like saying someone who carries a scalpel is a citizen surgeon or someone who canread a law book is a citizen lawyer. Tools are merely that. Education, skill and standards are

    really what make people into trusted professionals. Information without journalistic standards iscalled gossip.

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    But unlike those other professions, journalism - at least in the United States - has never adopteduniform self-regulating standards. There are commonly accepted ethical principles - two sourceconfirmation of controversial information or the balanced reporting of both sides of a story, forexample, but adhering to the principles is voluntary. There is no licensing, testing, mandatoryeducation or boards of review. Most other professions do a poor job of self-regulation, but at

    least they have mechanisms to regulate themselves. Journalists do not.

    So without any real standards, anyone has a right to declare himself or herself a journalist. Majormedia outlets also encourage it. Citizen journalism allows them to involve audiences, and it is afree source of information and video. But it is also ripe for abuse.

    CNNs last YouTube Republican debate included a question from a retired general who is on

    Hillary Clintons lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendersteering committee. False Internet rumors

    about Sen. Barack Obama attending a radicalMuslim school became so widespread that CNNand other news agencies did stories debunking the rumors. There are literally hundreds ofInternet hoaxes and false reports passed off as true stories, tracked by sites such as snopes.com.

    Having just anyone produce widely distributed stories without control can have the reverse effectfrom what advocates intend. Its just a matter of time before something like a faked Rodney King

    beating video appears on the air somewhere.

    Journalism organizations should head that off. Citizen reports can be a valuable addition to newsand information flow with some protections:

    Major news organizations must create standards to substantiate citizen-contributed informationand video, and ensure its accuracy and authenticity.

    They should clarify and reinforce their own standards and work through trade organizations toenforce national standards so they have real meaning.

    Journalism schools such as mine at the University of Georgia should create mini-courses tocertify citizen journalists in proper ethics and procedures, much as volunteer teachers,paramedics and sheriffs auxiliaries are trained and certified.

    Journalists generally dont like any kind of standards or regulation. Many argue that standards

    could infringe on freedom of the press and journalism shouldnt be regulated.

    But we have already seen the line between news and entertainment blur enough to destroysignificant credibility. Continuing to do nothing as information flow changes will further erodeit. Journalism organizations who choose to do nothing may soon find the line betweenprofessional and citizen journalism gone as well as the trust of their audiences.Associate Professor/Head, Broadcast News .

    Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. 1987 to present. Teach upperlevel and graduate professional courses in radio/ television news production, broadcast newswriting, documentary production and advanced television news. Leads a professional focused

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    faculty which originated and administers student-produced, commercially broadcast collegenews and public affairs television programs.NBC NEWS (NEW YORK, N.Y.)

    Correspondent, 1981-1987. International network news correspondent based in the Atlanta, Ga.

    bureau, responsible for primarily hard news coverage in the Southeastern United States andCentral America. Reports appeared regularly on the TODAY SHOW, NBC Nightly News withTom Brokaw, NBC Weekend News, and the NBC and The Source national radio networks. Alsoresponsible for primary field-testing and implementation of the NBC News computer system.WPXI-TV (PITTSBURGH, PA.)

    Service on international issues including the return of the Iranian hostages, the installation ofPope John Paul II, the rise of Solidarity in Poland and the ongoing civil war in Northern Ireland.WSOC-TV (CHARLOTTE, N.C.)

    Reporter, 1973-1976. Political and general assignments reporter. Morning and elections anchor.

    Freelance assignments for NBC News, Newsweek TV, United Press International Television,and the TVN international syndication service.ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

    STAR ANANDA (KOLKATTA, INDIA), Associate Project Manager/Training Director,12/2004 - 5/2005, Directed a team of international consultants who created, along with theirIndian counterparts, a 24-hour local news and information channel in the Bengali languagewhich launched in May, 2005. Took part in all levels of macro-planning. Specifically direct atwo month staff training process which trained approximately 100 people in all phases oftelevision news production.

    PULS-TV (VIENNA, AUSTRIA), Associate Project Manager/Training Director, 4/2004-7/2004. Co-direct a team of international consultants who created, along with their Austriancounterparts, a 24-hour local news and information city channel, the first in that country. Tookpart in all levels of macro-planning. Specifically direct a two-month staff training program whichtrained approximately 100 people in all phases of television production.

    GEO-TV / JANG PUBLISHING GROUP (KARACHI, PAKISTAN), Associate ProjectManager/Training Director, 4/2002- 9/2002. Co-direct a team of international consultants whocreated, along with their Pakistani counterparts, a 24-hour news channel based in Karachi,Pakistani with major centers in Islamabad, Lahore and Dubai, UAE. Took part in all levels ofmacro-planning. Specifically direct a three-month hiring and staff training process whichprocessed 15,000 applicants and trained a staff of 300.

    Vice President, 1985-present. Officer and part owner of a firm engaged in trucking, warehousingand freight consolidation with gross receipts exceeding three million dollars a year. Contributorto all levels of corporate decision making including future planning, personnel, equipmentacquisition and finance.VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (ATLANTA, GA.)

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    President, 1989-present. Chief Executive Officer and equity owner of a firm engaged intelevision production, media consulting, satellite distribution, the production of video newsreleases, and industrial and instructional video materials.INTELLIGENT MEDIA CONSULTING, LLC (ATLANTA, GA.)

    Principal, 1999-present. Owner and executive officer of a firm engaged in internationaltelevision and media startups and systems design. Projects include Aaj Tak in India, Gramediaslaunch of Channel 7 in Indonesia, and the re-design of the U.S. Voice of Americas InternationalBroadcasting Bureau in Washington, D.C.

    BROADCAST PRODUCER/TALENT, 1987-present. Engaged as an independent writer,producer, narrator and/or on-camera performer for both broadcast and instructional information,education and public service programming.

    Clients included:

    National Association of Retired Persons IBM (instructional and national video news releases)

    National Air and Space Museum Bass Anglers Sportsman Society

    United Way Sioux Nations

    Government of Indonesia Apple Computers

    Georgia Board of Education U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

    Federal Bureau of Investigation American Guernsey Association

    Sylvan Learning Centers MIT

    Atlanta Committee For The Olympic Games Lucent Technologies

    BellSouth AT&T

    Sterling Commerce


    Masters of Education, Educational Communications and Technology, Graduate School ofEducation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1980.

    Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1973.


    U.S. Navy, Radioman, Second Class Petty Officer, discharged honorably, Da Nang, Republic of

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    Viet Nam, 1968-70.

    Navy Courses Completed:

    - Basic Electronics and Electricity

    - Radioman Class A program


    - Radio and Television News Production- Advanced Radio and Television News Production- Broadcast News Writing- Documentary Production Management- Broadcast Show Origination- Television News Reporting

    - originated CNN Newsource college affiliate program, made nationwide spring, 1990. 300participating schools at this time.- originated University News college news program, which on a half dozen commercial stations,with contributions from six other universities, 1987-1990. Superceded by a daily, live newsprogram broadcast to three area counties, which continues.- originated Broadcast News Bluejeans Workshop, bringing network level professionals tocampus to work with students, 1988-present.- originated, with Professor Al Wise, Camera South, magazine format entertainment programshown on commercial stations, spring, 1992.- originated a broadcast news writing course now the foundation for the broadcast newssequence, 1990.- created, with CNN Director of Technology Todd Fantz, a multimedia interactive program toteach broadcast news writing, 1994.- principal faculty, with Clarke County School District, cooperative Micro-society BroadcastingProgram, 1995.- created, with Prof. Martha Cameron, Georgia GameDay, a student produced sports show, 1999.

    - Initiated a new remote broadcasting system on campus which allows student journalists toreport live via electric news vehicles and cable channel modulation, 2000.- Initiated a joint venture with R/com Networks, inc. to certify distance learning courses andprograms for adult education courses, 2000-present.- Initiated remote field video editing for the construction of on-scene reports using laptopcomputers and digital cameras, 2001.- Produced (to our knowledge), the first student television live shots over the internet, 2004.- Expanded student internet live shots to include wireless video-over-IP transmissions, 2005.- Currently developing with IMC Principal Todd Fantz, an Apple-based newsroom informationand video playback system that includes teleprompter, story management, rundown, news wireparcing, scripting and scheduling system.

    * Management Consultant, Orange County Newschannel, 1990.

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    * Executive Producer, Production and Satellite Coverage, American Association of RetiredPersons 1990 International Convention.* Correspondent/Producer, American Association of Retired Persons 1988 InternationalConvention.* Executive Producer, TV satellite coverage, Bass Anglers Sportsman Society National

    Championship, 1987- 2000.* Consultant, Office of the Attorney General of the United States, 1992-93.* Consultant, Media Management & Crisis Communications, Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S.Dept. of the Interior, 1990- 2000.* Peabody Awards, faculty screening committee, 1987- 1999.* National Association of Farm Cooperatives, judge, 1988-89.* Golden Quill Awards, judge, 1986.* Radio-Television News Directors Association, 1988- present.* International Association of Business Communicators, judge, 1990.* U.S. Army Headquarters, Forces Command, judge, Keith L. Ware Awards, September, 1991.* Broadcast Education Association, 1993. Chair, National University News Network Committee.

    * Broadcast Education Association, 1994-present, Co-chair, News Division.* Executive Producer, CNN Broadcast News Training Program, 1993- 1995.* Consultant, WJCL-TV, Savannah, Georgia, 1992-93.* Consultant, new media systems design, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1995.* Consultant, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, on media management and crisis communications,1991-present.* Education Task Force, Radio-Television News Directors Association, 1998-present.* Turner Broadcasting/CNN Educational Committee, 1998-2000.* Consultant, International Broadcast Bureau, Voice of America, 2001.* Consultant, Gramedia International, Jakarta, Indonesia, 2001.* Consultant, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C. 2002.* Consultant, Weather News International, Tokyo & Norman, OK, 2004-present.* Consultant, Alsumaria Television Network, Baghdad & Beirut, 2005-present.


    - Video News Release Labels Go Unread, Electronic Media, November 4, 1991.- Video News Releases That Work, Outdoor ADventures, October, 1991.- Digital Compressions Maiden Voyage, Electronic Media, November 18, 1991.- A Powerful Tool For Publicity, Outdoor ADventures, August, 1991.- Television Guide, training pamphlet written for U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, spring, 1990.- Equal Time, Feedback, Broadcast Education Association, Winter, 1989.- Hi Tech/Low Cost College Computer Graphics, American Journal of Commercial Art,February, 1990.- Women See Opportunities in TV News, Electronic Media, September 24, 1990.- The Future of TV News, Electronic Media, October, 1992. - Crisis Communications, training pamphlet written for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,summer, 1993.- Throwing Money After High Tech No Help to News, Electronic Media, December 12, 1994.- (Almost) Free Live Shots Using Apple iChat AV, DL Quarterly, January, 2005

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    - New Age Broadcast News Instruction, DL Quarterly, January, 2005.

    Open Letter to Mr. 10% Asif Zardari. Show some leadershipOpen Letter to Mr. Bilawal BhuttoThe CIA connection-Benazir Bhutto assassination was pre-planned, the Zia model with a twist

    Benzir Bhuttos revenge from the grave: Annointing a despised and corrupt politician Mr. 10% asher successorOpen letter to Mr. ZardariThe 4th Bhutto assassination is a message to the USA. Hands Off PakistanHere we go again! Another Indian prophecy of doom. The first one was in 1947We would like to refer our readers to the an article on Toppling the US military that is worth

    its weight in gold. Search for it on this site. See: Kissinger threatened Zulifiqar Ali Bhutto

    HONORS AND AWARDS- Kappa Tau Alfa, Journalism Scholastic Honorary.

    - Winner, Meigs Department Teaching Award, 1992.

    - First Place, Investigative Reporting, 1975, North and South Carolina Radio and TelevisionNews Directors Association.

    - Co-winner, Best News Story of The Year, 1977, Pittsburgh Chapter, American Federation ofTelevision and Radio Artists.

    - Winner, Best News Story of The Year, 1978, Pittsburgh Chapter, American Federation ofTelevision and Radio Artists.

    - Winner, Outstanding Use of Television, 1981, Pittsburgh Chapter, American Federation ofTelevision and Radio Artists.

    - Winner, Golden Quill Award, 1981, Enterprise/Investigative Reporting.

    - Winner, San Francisco State Media Award, 1981, Investigative Reporting.

    - Winner, Golden Phoenix, 1994, Public Relations Society of America, Best Video NewsRelease.

    - First Place, News Division, 1995 Broadcast Education Association, juried faculty production.

    - First Place, 1995 American Corporate Video Awards, Best Video News Release.

    - Finalist, 1995 International Mercury Awards, International Academy of Communications Arts& Sciences, Video News Release.

    - Silver Award, 1995, International Mercury Awards, International Academy of CommunicationsArts & Sciences, Video News Release.

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    - Award of Excellence, 1996, Apex Awards For Publication Excellence, CommunicationsConcepts, Video News Release.

    - Silver Award, 1996, International Mercury Awards, International Academy of Communications

    Arts & Sciences, Video News Releases.

    - Award of Distinction, 1997, International Merc Mercury Awards, International Academy ofCommunications Arts & Sciences, Video News Releases.

    - Distinguished Teaching Award,, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003. University of Georgia.

    - Awarded Joshua Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship, 2004.

    - Appointed, Senior Teaching Fellow, 2004.- Appointed, Teaching Academy Member, 2004.

    The speech that Bilawal Bhutto should have given. The words that Zardari should have shouted.The thoughts that Fahim should have communicatedThe CIA Connection.The Benzair Bhutto Assassination was pre planned, the Zia modelwith a twist. The continued CIA involvement in Pakistan. The Great Game continues. When theElephants dance the grass gets stamped uponPakistanis suffer. The purpose of this assignation

    is to destabilize Pakistan and find a reason to secure the NukesCriticism of Benazir Bhuttos 5E Campaign programCriticism of Benazir Bhutto. Pre-AssassinationWho killed Liaqat Ali Khan?On deconstructing the wrong paradigm of the USA mediaRebutting CohenPakistanis are immune to another prophecy of doomPakistanis want to hear Thank You from the ingrate Americans. Nothing is good enough!Pakistanis to USA: We want Friends Not MastersSay Thank YouPakistan US Relations should be normal not transactionalResponse to Congressman Hoyer on PakistanOn inadequate US Aid to PakistanWhere is Osama Bin LadenWhere are the Pakistani nukes?Where is Leadership of the PPP? Why is it behaving like Nero. Stop the arson and the carnage.Ask for a national Day of prayer and reconciliation



    ?? Multi-machine video editing, University of Georgia, 1990, $23,000.

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    ?? Apple Computer digital editing, $75,000, 1994.

    ?? CNN technology, $580,000, 1995.

    ?? Georgia lottery matching grant, $240,000, 1995

    ?? CNN Headline News set, $35,000, 1995.

    ?? Sony Corporation video switcher, $55,000, 1996.

    ?? Cox Broadcasting analog router, $220,000, 1997.

    ?? Georgia Public Television satellite truck, $400,000, 1998.?? Fox Broadcasting Atlanta television set, $110,000. 1999?? Remote digital broadcasting,University of Georgia, $98,000, 2000.?? VizRT Graphics Grant, University of Georgia/VizRt, $520,000, 2003.


    - Scholarship and Awards- University Council- University Unified Grievance Committee- Faculty Affairs Committee- Cox Center for International Training and Research- Department Facilities Committee- Joint Faculty/Staff Grievance Committee (Chair)- National College News Network Committee, Broadcast Education Association, (Chair)- Academic Honesty Committee- 1999-2000 Facilities Self-Study- University Technology Advisory Committee- University CIO Search Committee- University Provosts IT Task Force Member- Faculty Search Committee (Chair)- College Informational Resources Committee (Chair)- Department Admissions Committee

    INNOVATIVE INSTRUCTIONCHARLOTTE BAY TRADING COMPANY (CHARLOTTE, N.C.)MULTI MEDIA PRODUCTIONS USA, INC. (BOCA RATON, FLA.) Co-Host andTechnology Advisor, World Business Review with Caspar Weinberger, 1996-1999. Write, co-host and advise the production of a weekly, internationally syndicated radio, television andInternet distributed program featuring interviews with CEOs from Fortune 500 companies on

    their latest technology and business systems.AAJ TAK / INDIA TODAY (NEW DELHI, INDIA) Project Manager, 4/2000-12/2000. Incharge of an international team of consultants who created, along with their Indian counterparts,a new satellite and terrestrially distributed 24-hour national news channel in the Hindi language.Project involves creating a main facility from scratch, establishing 14 bureaus around the

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    country, and the introduction of new technology and systems design. Project managementincluded establishment of programming, policies and procedures, hiring and personnelguidelines, look and feel, contracted construction, the training of 250 initial staff, vendoroversight, and overall organizational structure and control.David C. Hazinski