BY B.P. Sanjay| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/10/2016
Though it could be an important mechanism for fostering relationships between these countries, this and former summits have not factored in media as a sub group agenda.
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |09/09/2012
Owned by education entrepreneurs, Puthiya Thalaimurai wants to show that there is a clear space for an unbiased news channel in Tamil Nadu,
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |07/11/2011
Now that we have a self-regulating council for broadcasters can we at least have a few minutes weekly slot wherein we come to know the nature of complaints and what has been done about them and who has been held accountable?
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/06/2011
In the past too, the PM’s media interactions have been a subject matter of scrutiny and the fact that he does not adopt a more robust and charismatic spin to his interactions has been noted.
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/06/2011
Do we now hear that there is "communal" and "secular" corruption? It depends on whether you support or oppose the midnight eviction of Baba Ramadev. If the polity is not serious about corruption as it is often pointed out, the nature of media coverag
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/11/2010
Stories of the worries about what Obama’s domestic policies mean for many Indians makes more sense to certain parts of India that export human resources to the US, more than other regions.
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |02/08/2010
Nurturing a key media institution in the highly literate and political conscious state of Kerala is perhaps a challenge.
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/07/2010
The reported revival of Hum Log, in a new village-based avatar, needs to be contextualised in the contemporaneous and multi-faceted evolution of the electronic media
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/03/2010
Before critics scream so what, it is a product of another well worked out publicity strategy, the story needs to be looked at in terms of what perhaps the print editions of our newspapers could potentially do.
BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |03/03/2010
The media in the Kannada Prabha case is the victim of a larger threat to creative, artistic and academic discourses. Unfortunately, media institutions are sitting ducks for public ire--genuine or orchestrated,
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The New Indian Express  reports that the Puducherry government was holding talks with law experts to file a defamation case against Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, according to the chief minister V Narayanasamy. He told reporters that she was  making baseless allegations against the government, and indirectly interfering with the ongoing CBI inquiry into the medical admission scam, through her social media posts.                        

The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

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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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