In their Udta Punjab and Perumal Murugan rulings, the courts missed an opportunity to lay down some fundamental principles
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |20/07/2016
When you are not a social media pro, you do your political fencing inside Parliament and post your speeches on YouTube. As Rajnath Singh and Ghulam Nabhi Azad did last week.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |20/07/2016
To muzzle the internet at the hint of trouble is to respond like paranoid dictatorships. More safeguards are needed in the law invoked,
BY RAVIKIRAN SHINDE| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/07/2016
An open letter to NDTV India's Ravish Kumar : Please look at the Brahmin domination in your own backyard,
BY SUSHIL KAMBAMPATI| IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/07/2016
The publishers that were analyzed included several English language daily newspapers, online news sites, one television channel and several wire services.
BY GOWHAR GEELANI| IN OPINION |22/07/2016
When channels air old footage to tarnish demonstrators, they act as partners of the army, spreading propaganda instead of the facts.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN OPINION |21/07/2016
What’s it like to be an independent journalist? Is the work satisfying, can it pay the bills and is such a life possible today?
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |20/07/2016
Government doublespeak angers the Kashmir press, as Mattoo claims CM did not know of the three-day ban.
AIR is to increase tribal language broadcasts in districts affected by Left wing extremism. But is this purely to counter Naxalism or to genuinely connect with tribal India,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/07/2016
In response to the persecution of journalists, a new law has been drafted to protect them against the police and vigilante groups
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As India expels 3 Chinese journalists from India,  it's worth revisiting this essay by one of them who has a long India connect, Tang Lu of Xinhua. Her writing on her experiences as a foreign correspondent here appears in the book,  Media at Work in China and India,
Discovering and Dissecting.          

It's not clear why a Kashmir-related protest should provoke the Bangalore police into placard and slogan pre-censorship but that is what happened as this detailed account shows. A group applied for permission to the police to hold a protest regarding the civilian killings in Kashmir and received  a questionnaire to be filled. If placards were going to be used, what words and sentences would be on it? And on banners? And If slogans were going to be shouted, "what kind of slogans will you be using?" The protesters-to -be responded with details, but permission was eventually denied.            

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