BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2017
The coverage by the Express, Hindu, and HT was balanced, fair, in-depth, wide-ranging, rigorous, and, for once, told us what the poor thought.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/12/2016
Press Council Chairman Justice Prasad recently expressed his views on press freedom, journalists’ security, paid news, and trolling
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |09/12/2016
An Adivasi woman and a former Naxalite speak about their expectations of mainstream media. But can it accommodate them,
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |09/11/2016
Why does the media, for functions, awards or summits, always invite politicians as chief guests, even when they have violated many freedoms?
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/10/2016
Two recent editions of Truth vs Hype try to link the growth of Salafism among Muslims with the appeal of ISIS to a few young Muslims.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/09/2016
The media have lynched the party over the health crisis. Fair enough. But why are its excellent mohalla clinics being ignored?
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |07/09/2016
The Urdu press downplayed the Haji Ali ruling and the English media ignored a vital aspect of it altogether. Simplification at its worst.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |23/05/2016
If the media’s drought coverage had been relentless, it would have forced governments to act. By being sporadic, it failed to impact.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |19/04/2016
Even in reporting the verdict, journalists accepted the police version as gospel, glossed over crucial facts and distorted the true picture.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |17/02/2016
Was it because the mob was Muslim and the victims Hindu? The English media’s credibility is at issue.
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The Vijay Rupani government in Gujarat has increased accidental death cover for accredited journalists from Rs 50,000 to 5 lakh. Also families of accredited journalists will now get Mata Amrutm (MA) card for cashless treatment upto Rs 2 lakh in govt or designated pvt hospitals in the state. The  MA card is actually given to those whose annual income is less than Rs 1.5 lakh, but a special exception has been made for journalists. Both theses announcements were made in the budget presented in the assembly on February 21st.           

A year and six months after he was jailed in September 2015  Bastar journalist Santosh Yadav was granted bail by a division bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan today. Yadav was arrested in September 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists.               

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