BY AMITABH SRIVASTAVA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/02/2016
Dancing a jig on TV, firing in the air, disco-dancing –politicians seem to have become bolder and more open.
The Star News and IBN7 cases show how the courts are failing to hold the media to account.
BY DEAN BAKER| IN OPINION |08/02/2016
The 'New Yorker' is clearly in this attack mode. It ran a piece by Alexandra Schwartz asking, “Should Millennials Get Over Bernie Sanders?” You can guess the answer.
BY SAI VINOD| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |04/02/2016
Sardar Patel is energetically memorialized by this government, Ambedkar embraced, and Nehru snubbed,
BY SANJAY AUSTA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |10/02/2016
Hacks use sex to tarnish and malign the accused. The coverage of the Arzoo murder is a case in point,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/02/2016
The media hypes up racism, but who will call out the racism that Deccan Chronicle and others displayed,
IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/02/2016
The coverage of such crises have always thrown up the responsibility aspect of our media. In its quest for prime time justice it seems oblivious to the damage it does,
IN MEDIA FREEDOM |05/02/2016
The outlook for 2016 is even worse. The draft Cyber Security Law proposes to make it an offence to use encryption programs or publish anonymously.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/02/2016
The YouTube channel, Dalit Camera Ambedkar, captures events and emotions the mainstream media has no time for.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN OPINION |01/02/2016
Media misread campus politics. The ABVP’s Hindutva aggression is not normal student activism, but they ignored this until it led to Rohith’s suicide,
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In what must be a record for media companies anywhere in the world the Times Group has reported a profit growth of 44 per cent in FY 2015. According to the data provided by the company to the Registrar of Companies (ROC) BCCL's income was three and a half times more than HT Media which publishes the Hindustan Times, and four and half times more than that of Jagran Prakashan which publishes Dainik Jagran. Its earnings are also ahead of those of Zee Entertainment Enterprises. The Times Group saw a 33.62 per growth in advertising revenue in FY 2015. (Business Standard)
 
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016