BY VIDYUT| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/01/2018
Patchy, inconsistent, unfocused coverage is what we got. Consistent investigative reporting would have told us long ago what we know now
BY URVASHI SARKAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/01/2018
With more journalists becoming freelancers, it’s time to attend to the issues of pay, ID, and safety.
BY B P SANJAY| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/01/2018
The man appointed by New Delhi to restore dialogue in Kashmir says he has to contend with the damage done by the mainstream news channels.
BY PRASHANT THIKKAVARAPU| IN CENSORSHIP |13/01/2018
The Supreme Court’s promiscuous use of contempt laws towards criticism has led to the volcanic eruption of a press conference.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |21/01/2018
Both refusals: the journalists’ and Mevani’s, can be seen as justified. Who then was right?
IN SPECIAL REPORTS |20/01/2018
The Hoot’s annual report attempts a state-wise overview of the climate for media freedom and free speech.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN OPINION |18/01/2018
Mevani’s rejection of Republic TV raises a question: if media houses operate as hate-mongers, are they entitled to professional access?
BY ANDY TATTERSALL| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/01/2018
Research-led stories usually start with “researchers have found”, with little mention of their names, institution and who funded their work.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |11/01/2018
.....Kashmiri women reporting on issues unrelated to the conflict and a farmer’s daughter on local radio.
There was not a single month in 2017 when an internet shutdown was not in force in some part of the country.
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video put out by the website jantakareporter shows an ANI journalist being asked by cops to remove his black jacket at the entrance to a rally in Varanasi which was to be addressed by the UP CM Yogi Adityanath and BJP President Amit Shah. Even as he refuses, pointing out there's nowhere to leave it an organiser after some argument with the cops, waves him in. The Balia SP says everyone had the instructions to see that "no one shows black cloth to Yogiji." Meaning what, black flags? Will the UP media protest? The next journalist in black may not be so favoured.                           

The ongoing battle between Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and Republic Television took a new turn when he was to address a press conference in Chennai today. Mevani at first objected to the Republic journalist being present but agreed to his being there if he didn't ask any questions. The journalists initially agreed but when Mevani still insisted that the Republic journalist leave, the Chennai media decided to boycott him.                        
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