BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/06/2016
Unlike his more adversarial interview with Jaitley the week before, Goswami mostly showed deference to the office of the prime minister.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/06/2016
News of 'rock star' RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan's exit sparked a torrent of media coverage -- reverential and otherwise.
IN JUDGEMENTS |21/06/2016
Twenty-two years…18 years…that is how long the courts take to settle defamation cases which are becoming increasingly routine and frivolous.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |20/06/2016
Three govt employees have been suspended. Will it now curb a practice that affects journalism in the state adversely?
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN BOOKS |26/06/2016
'Candid Canvas' is rich in original documentation such as DD memos from an Engineering chief asking colleagues to destroy all material shot and used during the Emergency.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |24/06/2016
Telugu media houses flaunt their political affiliations and function as the assault teams of the main parties while professing ‘fearless journalism’.
IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/06/2016
An analysis of The Hindu and Dawn shows the latter giving India more space and more diverse coverage than vice versa.
BY VICKY LEEK| IN OPINION |19/06/2016
Sundays are ruined with his grumbling and mumbo-jumbo. Give your readers a break please, dear Indian Express.
BY MRINAL CHATTERJEE| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |20/06/2016
As part of a special series, the HOOT looks at Jam-e-Jamshed, the voice of the Parsi at home and abroad, but also much more.
BY VAMSEE JULURI| IN MEDIA MONITORING |16/06/2016
How did the US and Indian media convert an attempt to erase ‘’India’ and ‘Hinduism’ into a fight between ‘bad’ Hindus and ‘good’ secularists?
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Social media is a great place for grievance redressal. And happily, our ministers are increasingly responding to tweets to solve citizens’ problems. Recently, IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took note of a tweet about the absence of a post office in a remote village in Uttarakhand. Within days, he made sure that the village got its post office. Prasad is not alone. Others, such as foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and railway minister Suresh Prabhu too are extremely prompt about responding to tweets on citizens’ distress. This has raised expectations among some Twitterati, though. Earlier this month, a man tweeted to Swaraj, asking her to solve his crisis with a defective refrigerator! Are we going the way of the Spanish town of Jun that’s dumped its bureaucracy and uses Twitter for everything from reporting a crime to booking a doctor’s appointment? It’s a thought the Babus might want to ponder.        

Kapil Sibal tweeted yesterday, "Modi ji, have a press conf. Let our journalists ask you questions. This is better than an interview with one person." What did he mean by 'our' journalists?  Congress hacks as opposed to BJP hacks? Or did he mean the 'nation's' journalists?      

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