Data Stories Pakistan was quoted in this story published in the Express Tribune on July 30, 2019 over the use of data. We are glad we were able to contribute vis-à-vis debate about reliable data.



Our this story was mentioned along with due credits to our website in Public News’ prime time talk show on October 16, 2018 to expose the previous government’s negligence and indifferent attitude towards public schools in Punjab, Pakistan.

Our this story about mushrooming of private schools in Pakistan’s Punjab province made to the country’s mainstream media “Waqt News” in February this year.

The panelists in, one of the channels prime time programs, “2v2” based their discussion on schools’ data taken from our story. They didn’t mention Data Stories but we are happy they considered our content worth discussing to hold the government accountable for neglecting public schooling in the country.



In December 2017, The News on Sunday (TNS)—a weekly magazine of The News (Jang Media Group) in one of its article on Right to Information Laws (RTIs) in Pakistan mentioned a survey conducted by Data Stories in 2016.


Earlier this survey was also mentioned in this news report of “Business Recorder” on the importance of data journalism.


One of our investigative stories on enrollment in public and private schools was quoted in Wilson Center’s detailed report “Pakistan’s Education Crisis: The Real Story” in July 2016. You can download Wilson Center’s report here.