BY VIPIN PUBBY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |29/06/2017
The powerful cable TV empire that Sukhbir Badal was thought to have influence over, is now under attack from Congress and AAP MLAs.
BY VIPIN PUBBY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |13/03/2017
With three journalists in the opposition AAP legislature party, those on duty from their former profession hopefully will not run short of copy.
BY VIPIN PUBBY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |03/02/2017
The AAP’s love-hate relationship with journalists swings to love with several senior journalists getting a ticket
BY VIPIN PUBBY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |18/01/2017
What could be a crucial asset in the polls is the control over cable networks in the state which SAD is believed to have,
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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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