BY PUSHPA ACHANTA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |11/07/2017
From fallacious reporting to threats, some sections of Karnataka media have made lives of two young women miserable
BY PUSHPA ACHANTA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |12/01/2017
The regional media allow discrimination against women and dalits to flourish, a Network of Women in Media conference was told recently.
BY PUSHPA ACHANTA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/10/2016
The channel’s insensitive depiction of transgenders has put them at greater risk of violence and hostility, angering an already vulnerable community.
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This Nirav Modi profile in The Hindu on the "silent" diamond trader "who now faces a bleak future" reads like a fluff piece on a man who is at the centre of a massive scam. Based on what the writer says could be the last interview he gave (in November 2017) to the Indian media, it describes his youth, the rapid expansion of his business, the price his range of jewellery begins at, and how he designs every single piece of jewellery that he sells. 'Bleak' is surely an understatement for the future he now faces.    

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), set up to deal with combating and investigating terror-related crimes in India, has taken it upon itself to define the work of journalists. In its chargesheet  against Kashmiri photo-journalist Kamran Yusuf, in jail since September 5, 2017, the NIA said videos accessed of his work showed that he covered 'anti-national' activities and this went against the 'moral' duty of a journalist to cover developmental activities!                     
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