Seven years ago, Kerala stopped giving government ads to Thejas on the grounds that the newspaper promoted religious hatred. The policy continues.
The Kerala media reported a May ruling by the Central Information Commission as ‘news’ in August. Why?
The Kerala government ups the ante by going to court over its refusal to disclose details of cabinet meetings under RTI, copying its predecessor’s stand.
Reporters covering the courts have been assaulted by lawyers, taken into police custody, and their access to the courts restricted
Kerala’s ‘Nirbhaya’ has been named and her photo published. Because of pressure from social media? Or because she was a dalit?
The issue of banning advertisements to 'Thejas' by the Kerala government is a serious issue pertaining to press freedom and pluralist media and should be discussed as such,
There are more ways of managing news than paid news. Kerala recently showed the way.