In their Udta Punjab and Perumal Murugan rulings, the courts missed an opportunity to lay down some fundamental principles
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN OPINION |21/07/2016
What’s it like to be an independent journalist? Is the work satisfying, can it pay the bills and is such a life possible today?
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |20/07/2016
When you are not a social media pro, you do your political fencing inside Parliament and post your speeches on YouTube. As Rajnath Singh and Ghulam Nabhi Azad did last week.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |20/07/2016
To muzzle the internet at the hint of trouble is to respond like paranoid dictatorships. More safeguards are needed in the law invoked,
BY RAKHI GHOSH| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/07/2016
In reporting sexual harassment in the film and TV industry, Odisha’s news channels highlighted sex-for-favours but showed insensitivity towards the victims.
BY SUSHIL KAMBAMPATI| IN MEDIA MONITORING |22/07/2016
The publishers that were analyzed included several English language daily newspapers, online news sites, one television channel and several wire services.
BY GOWHAR GEELANI| IN OPINION |22/07/2016
When channels air old footage to tarnish demonstrators, they act as partners of the army, spreading propaganda instead of the facts.
BY RAVIKIRAN SHINDE| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/07/2016
An open letter to NDTV India's Ravish Kumar : Please look at the Brahmin domination in your own backyard,
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |20/07/2016
Government doublespeak angers the Kashmir press, as Mattoo claims CM did not know of the three-day ban.
AIR is to increase tribal language broadcasts in districts affected by Left wing extremism. But is this purely to counter Naxalism or to genuinely connect with tribal India,
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In the unfolding saga of the extortion sting which exposed blackmail by the  OHeraldo newspaper in Goa,  and the retaliatory case of data theft filed by the paper, the latest is that the police are pressing the journalist who uploaded the sting to reveal his source. On July 26 Mayabhushan Nagvenkar  was questioned about this by the Goa police crime branch cyber cell’s enquiry officer. This could become  a test case for  source protection.

As India expels 3 Chinese journalists from India,  it's worth revisiting this essay by one of them who has a long India connect, Tang Lu of Xinhua. Her writing on her experiences as a foreign correspondent here appears in the book,  Media at Work in China and India,
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