BY Jyoti Punwani| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/09/2015
Violence is part of Hardik Patel's psyche. The media reports his talk of breaking hands and gouging out eyes but passes little judgement on it.
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,
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?
IN MEDIA BUSINESS |02/09/2015
Why did the partnership between two media giants flounder? And why does the Zee group continue to absorb DNA’s losses a decade after its launch?
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 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 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 BINOO K. JOHN| IN OPINION |19/08/2015
With advertisers grabbing the front page for their jacket ads, the sanctity of the front page is vanishing.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |19/08/2015
As the government came under pressure from not only media but also sections of the ruling Awami League, police produced Probir Sikdar in court, where he was granted bail.
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The unrest caused by the Patel agitation triggered a ban on mobile-based Internet services  in Gujarat, which has now been lifted with the exception of Ahmedabad and Surat cities. The Hindu reports that the police fear that “Some miscreants could circulate video clips of clashes between the police and the residents and foment trouble.” No WhatsApp, no Facebook, no SMS or MMS and no Twitter. And no online bank transactions either. A first for Gujarat, but will sound familiar to people in Kashmir. 

 

A Tamil news channel is fighting an order issued by the I and B ministry, alleging that two of its broadcasts has showed the prime minister in poor light and violated certain provisions of the Programme Code prescribed under the Cable Television Network (Cable) Act, 1995. Sathiyam TV, a Chennai-based Tamil language news and current affairs channel approached the Delhi high court challenging this order, on Monday. The court has issued notice to the government on the matter. 

 

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