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,
BY SAI VINOD| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |04/02/2016
Sardar Patel is energetically memorialized by this government, Ambedkar embraced, and Nehru snubbed,
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.
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,
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 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,
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN BOOKS |01/02/2016
The latest book on the North East is essentially journalistic ethnography--it explains complexities and leaves the judging mostly to the reader.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |30/01/2016
The entrepreneur from Haryana who built the Zee empire tells an unvarnished story. Tact and discretion do not figure.
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In what must be a record for media companies anywhere in the world the Times Group has reported a profit 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)
 

While reporting on February 7 on the murder of the 23-year-old from Delhi University many news channels, prominent among them India Today, kept repeating that the victim was found in the home of her ‘boyfriend’ even as her distraught mother was shown weeping inconsolably. The network even suggested that it was her pregnancy — at best unfounded speculation, as no source was mentioned—which lead to her murder. Next morning the online edition of The Indian Express headlined with ‘Man Strangles Ex-Girl Friend’ while the Hindustan Times clarified that the college student was not pregnant and was killed in a fit of rage. But can print undo the damage TV does?

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