BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |23/05/2016
If the media’s drought coverage had been relentless, it would have forced governments to act. By being sporadic, it failed to impact.
The central flaw in Justice Dipak Misra’s criminal defamation ruling is equating right to reputation with right to free speech as a fundamental right.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |20/05/2016
When stringers are attacked or killed, the struggle for justice begins with determining whether they are journalists at all.
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |16/05/2016
With the major parties running propaganda media outlets, voters turned to WhatsApp and Facebook this time to spoof their leaders.
IN SPECIAL REPORTS |25/05/2016
The Indian government should repeal or amend both recent and colonial era laws that are used to criminalize peaceful expression.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |21/05/2016
Why does the media not question this antiquated ritual irrelevant to modern India rather than glorifying it with uncritical coverage?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/05/2016
Does goondagiri and corruption loom much larger for journalists than it does for voters? Is that why they missed the Mamata sweep,
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |09/05/2016
In the mostly one-way information super highway built by this govt. there is little room for doubts or questions.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/05/2016
The British media’s coverage of the new Mayor of London’s campaign was marked by strong biases.
BY THE HOOT| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/05/2016
And news websites are the largest source of news for youth followed closely by newspapers and newsapps.
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 When the Left is back in power they splurge from the exchequer on  full page advertisements (coloured a communist red) in several newspapers including the more expensive ones, announcing the swearing in of a chief minister. Between Mr Pinari Vijayan and Ms Jayalalitha's page one self-indulgence there only seems to be a difference of colour.    

   

What was the last time a Reserve Bank governor acquired rock star status in  the public imagination?  Apart from the media pitching for him to get a second term there is now a Change.org petition circulating demanding this for Raghuram Rajan. As well an Amul butter advertisement punning on the same issue. Rajya Sabha MP Subramaniam Swamy's attack only seems to have helped expand  Rajan's fan following.    

   

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