BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |27/09/2016
He was born 109 years ago today but Bhagat Singh can teach us a thing or two about writing for a noble cause while dodging arrest, repression, and jail.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/09/2016
The media have lynched the party over the health crisis. Fair enough. But why are its excellent mohalla clinics being ignored?
BY IRFAN QURAISHI| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |21/09/2016
Scorned by Kashmiris for being state ‘agents’ and abused by the security forces for being ‘Hurriyat sympathisers’, the media are getting it in the neck.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/09/2016
TV and social media went to war. But newspapers and news portals brought sanity and balance to Indian media’s response to the Uri attack.
The film with a strong feminist message has sparked off multiple debates. But what kind of impact can it have on men and behaviour?
A private member’s bill by a BJD MP seeks to repeal the criminal defamation law and codify civil defamation. The Hoot has a copy of this media-friendly bill.
BY Abdul Kalam Azad| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/09/2016
Cast as the ‘other’, dubbed ‘Bangladeshi’ and incessantly victimized, the Bengal-origin Muslim is fair game, with the media actively whipping up hatred.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/09/2016
Despite the complexity of the issue and the high emotions, the print and digital media did a pretty thorough and fair job of covering the Cauvery water dispute.
BY SANJAY GOEL| IN PRIVACY |20/09/2016
The extent and scope of intelligence agencies’ ability to intercept communications and collect information is mind-boggling.
IN OPINION |17/09/2016
Live on TV, for a whole gripping hour, Akhilesh was retelling the oldest story in the world, the stuff of both history and mythology.
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The Shiv Sena has always been quick to protest every real or imagined slight to the Marathi community. However, on Tuesday, tables were turned when the Navi Mumbai and Thane offices of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna were attacked for publishing a cartoon that allegedly hurt the sentiments of Marathis. On WednesdaySaamna promptly carried an apology from the cartoonist on its front page, reports The Indian Express. However, parties like the Congress and NCP have demanded action against Saamna editor Sanjay Raut. The BJP too wants a pubic apology from the newspaper. This comes at a times when Marathis have been taking out rallies, demanding reservations for their community.           

India’s TV reporters and anchors are in a class by themselves.  The India Today TV reporter was telling the studio anchor on Monday night that if Nawaz Sharif had listened to Sushma Swaraj’s speech he would have learned how to speak at a forum like the UN. And Zaka Jacob on CNN News 18 asked his panel if Swaraj had rebutted Nawaz Sharif’s  “absurd” and “ridiculous” assertions. A couple of days earlier he was heard referring to the defence minister’s admission of a security lapse as a “faux pas”.            

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