There have been several instances, where news anchors have been caught off guard, and their actions have gone viral. The latest one is where a Pakistani news anchor has been caught on camera 'showing the middle finger' also called flipping the bird, during a bulletin on the ongoing Asia Cup in UAE. The video of this has gone viral after journalist Syed Raza Mehdi shared it. Many have been criticising the act. The anchor was talking about Pakistan vs Afghanistan game, but he was caught off-guard moments earlier when the camera started rolling. Transgender TV Anchor Marvia Malik Challenges Pakistani Culture & Shares Struggles of Being a News Presenter.
After the video went viral, the anchor's action has invited mixed reactions. Transgender TV Anchor Marvia Malik Challenges Pakistani Culture & Shares Struggles of Being a News Presenter.
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In February, a video of two Pakistani anchors getting into a fight went viral. In the video, the two can be seen fighting with each other. Although the female anchor does maintain her composure, the male anchor has lost his calm.