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.
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.
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.
The extent and scope of intelligence agencies’ ability to intercept communications and collect information is mind-boggling.
Cast as the ‘other’, dubbed ‘Bangladeshi’ and incessantly victimized, the Bengal-origin Muslim is fair game, with the media actively whipping up hatred.
The media have lynched the party over the health crisis. Fair enough. But why are its excellent mohalla clinics being ignored?
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.
Live on TV, for a whole gripping hour, Akhilesh was retelling the oldest story in the world, the stuff of both history and mythology.
With district newspapers exposing wrong doing and highlighting important issues, why are PILs not allowed in district courts?
Critics of the reporter who filmed Dana Majhi carrying his dead wife have no idea what his working conditions are like.