The film with a strong feminist message has sparked off multiple debates. But what kind of impact can it have on men and behaviour?
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.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |27/09/2016
He was born 109 years ago today but Bhagat Singh can teach us a thing or two about writing for a noble cause while dodging arrest, repression, and jail.
A private member’s bill by a BJD MP seeks to repeal the criminal defamation law and codify civil defamation. The Hoot has a copy of this media-friendly bill.
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.
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India’s TV reporters and anchors are in a class by themselves.  The India Today TV reporter was telling the studio anchor on Monday night that if Nawaz Sharif had listened to Sushma Swaraj’s speech he would have learned how to speak at a forum like the UN. And Zaka Jacob on CNN News 18 asked his panel if Swaraj had rebutted Nawaz Sharif’s  “absurd” and “ridiculous” assertions. A couple of days earlier he was heard referring to the defence minister’s admission of a security lapse as a “faux pas”.            

Today's Chanakya, which shot into the headlines in May 2014 for predicting an absolute majority for the Narendra Modi-led NDA combine, is clearly not content to confine its energies to India alone. A day before the first debate between US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the polling agency has published the result of its opinion poll on the outcome of the elections. According to it, Clinton has a seven percentage point lead over her rival and would win comfortably if elections were held today. The poll is based on 3764 respondents who are registered American voters and comes at a time when diverse polls in the US seem to indicate the the margin between Trump and Clinton is narrowing fast. Will Today's Chanakya pull off a 2014 redux in the case of the US elections?            

 

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