BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/05/2017
Without explaining the context, reports on the killing of CRPF jawans in Bastar make little sense except as easy hate-mongering.
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.
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The BJP's celebration of three years of rule has meant multiple bashes for journalists of different kinds. The TV crowd was feted separately from print and digital journalists, one for each category,  combined with other segments such as financial institution professionals. The Amit Shah part of the picture was a repeat on each occasion, journalists and others around his table edging in to catch every word. Even as senior ministers were secondary draws.            

Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has been blitzing her way through the online petition site change.org to solicit support for her draft national policy for women. After a personalised letter to all those on the site's email list, she sent out another personalised letter today to thank signatories for support, and for  'out of the box' suggestions sent for the policy document.The only snag is several  recipients of her email had not signed any petition, nor sent any recommendations nor supported the policy document, leave alone sending 'out of the box' suggestions.                                             

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