The story of the Bhopal edition, and how it was slowly stifled before it was shut down earlier this week.
BY USHA M. RODRIGUES| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |12/01/2017
The PM’s Twitter strategy both for the currency ban and his other schemes has been artfully crafted to create a positive aura around him,
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.
As elections get under way, the prospect of political hate speech looms large. A five-point test for journalists on how to minimize damage when they report.
BY JUSTIN BUCHLER| IN OPINION |09/01/2017
The Trump presidency will challenge the press and make nonpartisan journalistic norms difficult to follow,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/01/2017
Now that the Express has turned up some hard evidence, will Google searches on this story continue to yield spectacularly sparse results,
BY ROHIN KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/01/2017
The first was an attack on free speech. The Mamata govt FIR aims to stop Zee from inciting Hindu-Muslim enmity with its coverage of the Dhulagarh riots.
BY DEVI LEENA BOSE| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |03/01/2017
A decade since the last guidelines were issued, it is time to take stock of the situation and change the guidelines to make the processes more transparent
BY THE HOOT| IN OPINION |28/12/2016
TV anchors with diametrically opposite convictions rode high, and Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter activism went global. But regional media barons ran afoul of parties in power, and a jailed reporter spent yet another year deprived of freedom.
BY JYOTI MALHOTRA| IN OPINION |27/12/2016
Congress’ Rahul Gandhi focuses attack on PM’s corruption and #demonetization, but is the rest of the Opposition buying?
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Both Barkha Dutt and NDTV announced on Sunday that she will moving on from the channel to do her own thing.  While she said,"It's been a super ride at NDTV but new beginning in 2017. I shall be moving on from NDTV to explore new opportunities and my own ventures," the channel she joined out of college and spent 21 years with issued a generous statement. It said, "In all her years with NDTV, she has been hugely productive and has grown with the organisation, becoming an acclaimed, award-winning journalist of repute...We are certain that Barkha will go from strength to strength and NDTV wishes her all the very best." Will the channel feel the same without her?

Is getting political gossip paramount for political reporters? It  seems to override all other considerations, going by an item in Jan 13's Indian Express column `Delhi Confidential'.  Journalists, including seniors, apparently throng Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's annual lunch for his insights into Haryana, UP and Delhi politics. Any journalist worth her salt knows that he faces criminal cases for his alleged involvement in the November 1984  massacre of Sikhs in Delhi. He was denied a Lok Sabha ticket in 2009 because of this, despite having won in 2004. Should journalists patronise a politician accused of such a crime?  Accepting his hospitality is one thing, interviewing him for his insights is another.            

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