BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/08/2018
Mr Vajpayee decided to invite women journalists to tea, as many as could be traced, young, old, junior, senior, and middling. The masterstroke was inviting the junior and deskbound, who would normally never see the inside of the PM’s house.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |02/06/2018
Ravish Kumar’s chronicling of fear and hate in the times of The Great Leader and his IT Cell.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/04/2018
The Delhi High Court levies a Rs 10 lakh fine on media houses which named the victim, but the offenders were many more than those issued notices by the court. How the Indian media reports such cases merits constant scrutiny,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |16/03/2018
Do nominations to the Rajya Sabha compromise journalism? If you are an editor yes, If you are a media owner perhaps, but not if you are a talking head on TV.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/03/2018
Journalists chasing a story seldom step back to look at the bigger picture. What price administrative autonomy when there is no political autonomy?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2018
It was left to the politicians, not journalists to look closer at the actual numbers. And even when they did the Modicare math, they did not play it up.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/12/2017
Though partisan channels batted for the incumbent, there was enough clear-eyed reporting on offer to unsettle the ruling party.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN CENSORSHIP |20/10/2017
Are media establishments self-censoring more since this government came to power? Or were some equally mindful of the UPA’s sensitivities too?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |02/10/2017
October 2 will see protests across the country as journalists gather to protest killings. But to assess the vulnerability of journalists look at the attacks as well.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |29/08/2017
Amoral politics makes journalists more vulnerable. That’s the short lesson to be learned from recent attacks on journalists, fatal or otherwise.
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Around 1300 newspapers have benefitted from full page colour insertions by The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting  commemorating former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.  Some also got a full page insertion from the govt of Rajasthan. DAVP also worked to ensure that the blog the PM had penned got published, reaching out to some 125 newspapers late in the evening. Most of them obliged.               
Doordarshan News did not adhere to Prasar Bharati's existing police guidelines of not covering political party functions live on August 15 this year, reportsThe Print.  It telecast live BJP president Amit Shah's efforts to unfurl the national flag at the BJP headquarters. Unfortunately for Mr Shah DD only succeeded in telecasting to the world his gaffe in pulling at the wrong rope which made the flag fall to the ground before it was unfurled, reports the website.      
 
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