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 AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/11/2016
He’s going but the Newshour could not have gone on for much longer. After all, how low, how noisy, how crude, how abusive can you go?
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |04/08/2016
The Pentagon’s revised military manual says journalists working independently in conflict zones are not necessarily spies or saboteurs, but civilians to be protected.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |15/07/2016
The appearance of British women politicians is dissected with a sexism that is mercifully unthinkable in India, so far.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/03/2016
A Hindustan Times’ report on her suicide commits all the same errors that the papers were guilty of in the Aarushi Talwar case
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |18/03/2016
Although the German channel is available on some DTH platforms, it is now poised to reach the urban middle class through Tata Sky.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN OPINION |13/02/2016
What appeared in the HT was not a column but an Ode to Hollande by Karan Thapar  
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/02/2016
The YouTube channel, Dalit Camera Ambedkar, captures events and emotions the mainstream media has no time for.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN OPINION |18/01/2016
Two new videos depicting men who accept dowry as objects purchased by the bride, have received very little play in the media.
BY AMRIT DHILLON| IN OPINION |20/11/2015
India’s intellectuals are guilty of dishonesty in their depiction of India under Modi.
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The Delhi High Court is inviting suggestions via  a Google form regarding how ongoing court proceedings should be reported. It says, " As per the deliberations of the Committee in its meeting held on 31.08.2017, questionnaires are hereby circulated to the members of the general public to give their suggestions on the subject matter to the Committee within 21 days." A committee on media reporting in courts was constituted by the acting CJ of the DHC earlier this year.                            

Santanu Bhowmick, a journalist from Dinrat news channel, was killed on Wednesday and several people were wounded in ongoing clashes between supporters of two rival tribal associations in Mandwai, about 28km from the Tripura capital of Agartala, HT reports.  He was covering an agitation and road blockade by the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura.                     

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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