The distinction between self-imposed ethics and legal remedies is being blurred by an activist judiciary which has begun to issue writs to private organizations.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/02/2017
Dainik Jagran and Amar Ujala were pretty balanced but one striking failure was putting tough questions to politicians on behalf of their readers
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2017
The coverage by the Express, Hindu, and HT was balanced, fair, in-depth, wide-ranging, rigorous, and, for once, told us what the poor thought.
BY JOHN JEWELL| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |14/02/2017
These tweets are not indiscriminate and ill thought-out after all. The limit of 140 characters is perfect for communicating emotion rather than nuance.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/02/2017
Of all the parties in the UP election, the BJP received more coverage in Amar Ujala and Dainik Jagran, mainly because it had more star campaigners.
BY ANALYST AT LARGE| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |23/02/2017
After a bumpy four years, the group’s finances have hit a smooth stretch since 2015. Profits expand without help from one-offs.
BY RADHIKA RAMASESHAN| IN OPINION |17/02/2017
Largely ignored by the media, TV and print, until quite recently, Mayawati’s voters are speaking up at last. The BSP is in the fight in the rural seats in varying degrees,
BY DEVIKA SEQUEIRA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |12/02/2017
If paid news powered the 2012 elections, this time parties and candidates turned to social media. With cash in short supply campaigning went online,
There is something fundamentally flawed in Twitter’s approach to the whole issue of Trolls and online abuse.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |03/02/2017
Journalists shudder as one more newspaper group sacks employees across two newspapers, axing an estimated 120 plus jobs in a day.
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The Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat has increased accidental death cover for accredited journalists from Rs 50,000 to 5 lakh. Also families of accredited journalists will now get Mata Amrutm (MA) card for cashless treatment upto Rs 2 lakh in govt or designated pvt hospitals in the state. The  MA card is actually given to those whose annual income is less than Rs 1.5 lakh, but a special exception has been made for journalists. Both theses announcements were made in the budget presented in the assembly on February 21st.           

A year and six months after he was jailed in September 2015  Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav was granted bail by a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan today. Yadav was arrested in September 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists.               

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