BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |21/01/2017
For 25 years, Srote Feature Service and Journal has tried to enhance scientific temper in society by generating articles for readers of Hindi publications.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/12/2016
Its early morning news bulletins are one long riff on the government’s wondrous work. Hard news? No thank you.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN OPINION |24/12/2016
Anupam Mishra was a greatly respected journalist who stayed away from the limelight but wrote with insight on water and the environment.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/12/2016
The Hindi press’ writing on pollution has been good but if it were more sustained and went deeper into the causes, the result would be terrific.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |25/11/2016
The mismatch between AIR and DD making the poll survey their top story and the print media’s muted response, points to a credibility problem.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |21/11/2016
In its coverage of the currency crisis, All India Radio lavished praise on the government, ignoring opposing views and minimizing the hardships of ordinary people.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |10/11/2016
Important as they are, public interest ads in print and on radio could do with pruning and fine-tuning to be more effective.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |26/10/2016
When the media ignore tribals and their problems, why not train some of them to inundate the media with press releases so that their views are aired?
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |10/10/2016
Every winter stories are run about how the homeless need more shelters. During the monsoon and the heat – media silence.
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |01/10/2016
For over 50 years, the Sarvodaya Press Service has been spreading the Mahatma’s ideas by providing stories with a Gandhian theme to the Hindi press.
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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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