BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |09/12/2016
An Adivasi woman and a former Naxalite speak about their expectations of mainstream media. But can it accommodate them,
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/12/2016
The Hindi press’ writing on pollution has been good but if it were more sustained and went deeper into the causes, the result would be terrific.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/12/2016
An ingenious and influential communication tool, Mann Ki Baat continues to be a great favourite of Narendra Modi’s. In two years, 446 million Indians have heard him chat to them.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |02/12/2016
The Finance Minister goes overboard in describing the media as a force incapable of looking beyond suffering to recognize a momentous transition.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/12/2016
The viewership of Hindi TV channels has shot up dramatically as nervous people remain glued to their TVs for the latest on demonetisation
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/12/2016
Archival nostalgia became the highlights that gave viewers a rare insight into the otherwise aloof Amma.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |06/12/2016
A new report says that press freedom has declined to its lowest point in 12 years and, this time, some European countries are in the dock.
BY R SREEDHER| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |30/11/2016
The authors of the CR study have used purposive, not random sampling, with the sole intention of bringing negativity to the CR movement in the country.
How state governments, politicians, and indirect corporate interests have wormed their way into community radio stations, violating the spirit of the original intention.
His journalism apart, he was a connoisseur of the arts a bon vivant, who enjoyed the good things of life, and a fun loving soul who was a good mimic.
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A Factor Daily report claims that several social media influencers have been paid to make #IndiaDefeatsBlackMoney trend on Twitter. Their brief: to share the positive effects of demonetisation. Quoting a source with 30,000 followers on Twitter, the website says that the brief comes with detailed instructions about the timeline of the tweets and also the directive that the sample tweets provided in the communication be modified. Interestingly, after reading the story, Twitter user @SamSays looked for fake tweets with this hashtag and came upon a number of identical tweets, complete with the same typos. Hmm. Will poorly-spelled paid tweets counter the negative effects of demonetisation?                                 

CBI has finally filed a charge sheet against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi  who owns Sun TV, and others,  for allegedly using 764 high-speed data lines at his  residence for the benefit of Sun TV when he was a minister. The charge sheet says that altogether 764 telephone numbers were provided to Dayanidhi for which no bills were raised causing a loss of Rs 1.78 crore to BSNL, Chennai and MTNL.                       

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