BY Saurav Datta| IN LAW AND POLICY |01/11/2014
On matters of great public interest, the Supreme Court's proceedings should be televised. Cameras in court will allow the public to see justice being done,
BY Saurav Datta| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |16/06/2013
The secrecy with which fiendishly vast surveillance powers are being exercised flies thick in the face of all constitutional and legal principles.
BY Saurav Datta| IN PRIVACY |16/06/2013
The secrecy with which fiendishly vast surveillance powers are being exercised flies thick in the face of all constitutional and legal principles.
BY Saurav Datta| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/03/2013
True, the event was being organized by Wharton students, but to attribute it to the University of Pennsylvania and then use this to decry the assault on"academic freedom" is specious.
BY Saurav Datta| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |08/03/2013
True, the event was being organized by Wharton students, but to attribute it to the University of Pennsylvania and then use this to decry the assault on"academic freedom" is specious.
BY Saurav Datta| IN LAW AND POLICY |05/02/2013
What breaches"law and order" would not necessarily affect society or a particular community as a whole.
BY Saurav Datta| IN JUDGEMENTS |05/02/2013
What breaches"law and order" would not necessarily affect society or a particular community as a whole.
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The New Indian Express  reports that the Puducherry government was holding talks with law experts to file a defamation case against Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, according to the chief minister V Narayanasamy. He told reporters that she was  making baseless allegations against the government, and indirectly interfering with the ongoing CBI inquiry into the medical admission scam, through her social media posts.                        

The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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