BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/08/2017
In the guise of debate, Kashmiris are being subjected to vilification, venom, and finger-wagging by jingoistic anchors. Some are saying ‘no thank you’.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |16/05/2017
Two weeks into the ban, the question to ask is whether the situation has improved and whether protests in Kashmir have abated.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/04/2017
Journalists are forced to dictate or fax copy. Or beg, borrow and steal to get a connection.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |09/04/2017
Youths posting videos of clashes and urging people to help militants escape presents a new problem for the security forces
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/03/2017
After 11 years in jail, Rafiq Shah asks the Hindustan Times why it swallowed the police version in the 2005 Delhi bombing.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |16/03/2017
Several photojournalists were beaten and threatened by uniformed men on Thursday afternoon.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/10/2016
His paper banned for being a threat to ‘public tranquility’, a Kashmir Reader reporter reflects on recent events and what the paper stands for.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |27/07/2016
The mobile-internet blockade has left families in the dark about the well-being and whereabouts of their loved ones.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |20/07/2016
Government doublespeak angers the Kashmir press, as Mattoo claims CM did not know of the three-day ban.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/07/2016
Kashmiris react with fury to the dubious or false stories that some media outlets have been peddling during the current protests against Wani’s killing.
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An impressive  battery of lawyers lined up by Rupert Murdoch’s Star India have succeeded in securing for the broadcaster an SC ruling which ensures that Prasar Bharati will no longer be able to air the mandatory sharing of sports feed on cable TV networks and pay DTH platforms.  Star India has estimated a subscription loss of Rs 970 crore and a loss of advertising revenue to the extent of Rs 245 crore since 2007 because of DD’s practice. The court has limited DD’s telecast of matches to its terrestrial network  and its Freedish. (Daily Post)                                                            

Sometimes the police balk at registering a case against a politician. Sometimes they register it and tell journalists at the same time that the allegations are baseless. Which makes you wonder with how much conviction the case will be investigated. HT reports that the Karnal police booked BJP MLA Bakshish Singh Virk and some 200 others for their alleged involvement in an attack on a journalist in Assandh.  The DSP told a reporter that an FIR had been registered but the case seemed politically motivated and without basis.                               

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