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.
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.
IN OPINION |18/09/2016
With district newspapers exposing wrong doing and highlighting important issues, why are PILs not allowed in district courts?
IN REGIONAL MEDIA |15/09/2016
Critics of the reporter who filmed Dana Majhi carrying his dead wife have no idea what his working conditions are like.
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |14/09/2016
As Delhi reels under the double whammy of dengue and chikungunya CM Kejriwal and his men are missing in action and battling critics from afar
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As his wont, NDTV India's Ravish Kumar, conducted his prime time show from the street at Delhi's  Batra Cinema on Friday (Sept 23) asking those preparing for competitive exams for government posts, if war with Pakistan was advisable. The area is full of  coaching institutes. Retired generals were advocating war  from TV studios, and anchors were stoking the hysteria. "I want to know the views outside the world of TV," he explained. Save one or two,  everyone said war as an idea was wrong. He demonstrated the dissonance between the  media,  and world not habitated by TV chatteratti and twitterati.          

Media fantasies about punishing Pakistan get more juvenile by the day. India Today's latest cover story  is called 'How to punish Pakistan' with a cover picture of the Pakistan flag being wrung. It contains graphic depictions of options the country has: a covert operation to eliminate JeM chief Maulana Masoor Azhar in four stages, another series of drawings of an imaginary surgical strike against the LeT leadership, and a third drawing of a fire assault. Now the military should consider strategic advice published in a magazine?  As Shekhar Gupta tweeted yesterday, a nuke state deserves better media.                        

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