BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/04/2017
Why Theresa May will not agree to take part in a TV debate in the forthcoming elections, is hogging the limelight
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |11/03/2017
“Velvet Revolution” is a 57-minute international documentary which profiles women journalists who have paid a high price for speaking truth to power.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/12/2016
Archival nostalgia became the highlights that gave viewers a rare insight into the otherwise aloof Amma.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/05/2016
The British media’s coverage of the new Mayor of London’s campaign was marked by strong biases.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/04/2016
An Indian Express team was among the 250 journalists in the gigantic, global investigation which has begun to topple presidents and prime ministers.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |23/02/2016
As the Kanhaiya video controversy continues, the BBC's Social Media Editor explains how to handle videos.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2016
Sedition charges, BJP assaulters, attackers in lawyers’ robes, nationalist anchors—the media’s freedom was tested on Monday by all of these.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |07/11/2015
Journalists are being killed around the world in greater numbers than ever before.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/07/2015
The night before Yakub Memon’s execution, the television channels were filled with vituperation.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |17/06/2015
His horrific death confirms the growing fear that politicians are targeting the local journalists who know what they are up to.
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The Bombay High Court granted anticipatory bail  to journalist Poonam Agarwal  and triple amputee war veteran Deepchand on 26 April in the Quint sting operation case.  They were both charged under Section 3 and 7 of the Official Secrets Act and under the IPC for abetting suicide by police in Nashik Maharashtra. The case was registered after the body of gunner Roy Mathew was found inside an abandoned barrack, days after he featured in a sting operation by The Quint. It sought to expose the army's sahayak system.                      

The story on India having slipped  three places in the international press freedom rankings is one several newspapers have carried. It is based on an index of press freedom report by the global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders which says that journalists  are less free under the Modi government due to threats from Hindu nationalists.The Economic Times had the story too, with the headline India slips in media freedom ranking: Report. But the report has now been removed.  And, hold your breath, TOI removed the story too! Self censorship?                      
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