BY RAVIKIRAN SHINDE| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |29/07/2016
The dumping of cow carcasses by large numbers during protest rallies was a unique form of protest made possible only by social media.
BY M. REYAZ| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/07/2016
Muzaffanagar, Kairana, Aligarh…….why do leading newspapers spread the false stories of ‘a forced Hindu exodus’ concocted by the BJP?
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |27/07/2016
The mobile-internet blockade has left families in the dark about the well-being and whereabouts of their loved ones.
BY RAKHI GHOSH| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/07/2016
In reporting sexual harassment in the film and TV industry, Odisha’s news channels highlighted sex-for-favours but showed insensitivity towards the victims.
BY Sumegha Gulati| IN ARCHIVE |30/07/2016
And then, I ran. Not because I wanted to shirk off my journalistic duties but because no story is worth a life.
BY S DHAR| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |28/07/2016
The state’s leading media group has changed its tune. It is generous to Didi and reserves criticism for TMC’s party rank and file,
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN OPINION |27/07/2016
The serial that tried to make a difference ran longer than any other soap but now calls it a day after eight years.
In their Udta Punjab and Perumal Murugan rulings, the courts missed an opportunity to lay down some fundamental principles
BY SUSHIL KAMBAMPATI| IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/07/2016
The publishers that were analyzed included several English language daily newspapers, online news sites, one television channel and several wire services.
BY GOWHAR GEELANI| IN OPINION |22/07/2016
When channels air old footage to tarnish demonstrators, they act as partners of the army, spreading propaganda instead of the facts.
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The news story of an Indigo flight from Dubai to Kozhikode making an emergency landing in Mumbai following the unusual behavior of a passenger,  shows how IS-obsessed our media are. Many immediately declared that the passenger shouted pro-IS slogans. But reports were corrected later and some even regretted. The Hindu, for example, at the bottom of its corrected story, said “An earlier version of this article stated that the passenger was removed from the plane for shouting pro-IS slogans. The error is regretted.” However, even after the airport officials denied reports that the passenger raised any pro-ISIS slogan, some media including India Today still have  misleading and factually baseless reports online.        

       

Network 18 takes on the Times group?  On being sold out to the BJP? Wow. We thought in India dog did not eat dog. And disclaimers about being competitors, etc. are in order.  But Firstpost carried a piece on July 27 titled “Arnab Goswami's transformation from 'presstitute' to Pokémon Go-Swami”  which called the Times Now chief editor ‘His Master’s Voice’ and much else, using Goswami’s nasty attack on Barkha Dutt as a peg.  Seeing that Firstpost belongs to the Reliance-owned media group which Rajdeep Sardesai had to exit after the BJP came to power, this would be a case of the pot calling the kettle black.   

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