BY ANINDYA RAI VERMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |31/08/2015
Every time media barons themselves are in the news for all the wrong reasons, the public never gets the answers it deserves.
BY ANINDYA RAI VERMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/08/2015
Do media exclusives, based on evidence from the security agencies, run counter to Narendra Modi's insistence on the need for 'secrecy' to get Dawood Ibrahim?
BY Anuraag Baruah| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |21/08/2015
“Scantily-clad girls are a summer-time nuisance” says an Assam news channel, highlighting the paternalistic approach towards women that has become common.
BY SEVANTI NNAN| IN BOOKS |16/08/2015
Each of these books is stunning for what it reveals, each is an indictment in its own way of this country’s police and investigation system.
BY KAKOLI THAKUR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/08/2015
We are experiencing a kind of journalism that has thrown all media ethics, morality and laws to the wind.
BY NANDITA JHA| IN DEFAMATION |27/08/2015
Defamation cases against the media are being filed thick and fast in 2015, with the pace picking up as the year wears on.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN CENSORSHIP |25/08/2015
Two films on the Muzaffarnagar riots struggle to be seen as the censor board denies certification and right-wing activists disrupt screenings. Protest screenings of one of them are scheduled for today,
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The ToI is hooked on the Sheena Bora murder case. Its ‘Murder in the Family’ series has been running non stop  from August 27, on one full inside page every day. Last  Saturday it went up to 1.5 pages. HT has been close behind, with ‘Sheena Murder’ not going off page one, coverage ranging from half a page to 1.5 pages. The Express grew  restrained as the story wore on, though none of these three have let it go off page 1. The Hindu chose to be virtuous. The least coverage, and now no longer on page 1.

 

A reader from Bangalore writes that while the media was tirelessly covering the Sheena Bora case as if there is no other important issue in India, the prominent Kannada scholar M M Kalburgi was shot dead in his house in Dharwad. “But every Kannada channel was busy with film actor Shivaraj Kumar's daughter’s marriage as if they are not journalists but cameramen paid to record marriage function. Really we are fed up with these 24/7 bakwas.” 

 

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Monday, August 31, 2015
Monday, August 31, 2015