Qadaruddin Shishir | The Daily Star
  • Qadaruddin Shishir

  • Fake News: How to Fight It?

    For quite some time now, the term “fake news” has been the buzzword and everyone seems to be anxious about it. We often see high government officials speaking emphatically about how bad “gujob” (rumour) or fake news is for the society and how it should be eliminated for the sake of people and the country.
  • Criminalising dissent: What about muzzling opinions?

    Holding or expressing opinions that do not go along the lines of the State is criminalised by law in many countries including ours.
  • A Vices’ circle

    I don’t know whether to call it luck that we get to witness the development of a brand-new English phrase right under our noses. The