BY AJITH PILLAI| IN ARCHIVE |30/04/2016
A Hoot Retrospective from 2013: Tourism in Rome, Milan and Sicily will get a boost as Indian investigators shop for insights into the chopper deal.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN BOOKS |21/08/2014
By conventional mass communication theories, media attention is a great force multiplier.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |15/08/2013
The story of stories that go unpublished is nothing new in the media. Some of them fall into the category of scoops deliberately ignored.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |25/07/2013
When a general election looms, the competition among PR agencies hots up.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |18/07/2013
AIM is a book that would be of interest to those in the media since it not only gives an insider's view of how the IB functions but also explains how it manipulates the media.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |11/07/2013
Despite all the material success, once every five years, Swami Editoananda makes it a point to take time out to gaze into future trends in the media.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |04/07/2013
Following the recent elevation of Narendra Modi as the BJP's face for 2014, Division A2Z under Agent Moody Moody was asked to study the new PM-hopeful and his impact on the media.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |27/06/2013
Stories from Aapka Worldwild, a news agency that promises the Indian media the moon and beyond, hope to change the face of print and television news forever.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |20/06/2013
Diagnosed after a survey among media owners. Check out the questions and answers Dr De (Press) passed on to Dr Khullar for his edification.
BY AJITH PILLAI| IN OPINION |13/06/2013
B&S share excerpts from Esop's fables, with their own interpretations, with The Hoot since it covered in detail Forbes (India) sacking its editor and three senior staffers.
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The Delhi High Court has vacated the injunction order against Caravan Magazine in the 50 Crore defamation case filed by IIPM founder Arindam Chaudhuri. Chaudhari had filed the case after the magazine published an article titled "Sweet smell of success – How Arindam Chaudhuri made a fortune out of the aspirations and insecurities of India’s middle classes."                

 The crackdown on media coverage of the hospitalisation of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has gone to ridiculous lengths. While journalist Harish Volvoikar, who runs GoaJunction.com, was barred from entering the Goa Assembly for alleged inaccurate reporting,  Mumbai's Leelavati Hospital, where Parrikar was admitted, issued a press statement denying all media speculation.                         

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