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 R SREEDHER| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |30/11/2016
The authors of the CR study have used purposive, not random sampling, with the sole intention of bringing negativity to the CR movement in the country.
How state governments, politicians, and indirect corporate interests have wormed their way into community radio stations, violating the spirit of the original intention.
BY DEVI LEENA BOSE| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |28/10/2016
Investigating community radio ownership--Part I. Out of 196 CR stations how many have been captured by government or corporate interests?
BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |26/10/2016
When the media ignore tribals and their problems, why not train some of them to inundate the media with press releases so that their views are aired?
BY Sajan Venniyoor| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |18/10/2016
….or so it would seem from shocked monitors who say community radio stations aired ‘’obscene’ and ‘vulgar’ content without defining what this means.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |07/09/2016
Through its news portal, Moirabari Press Club in Assam helps farmers, women and students by giving them the news and information they need
AIR is to increase tribal language broadcasts in districts affected by Left wing extremism. But is this purely to counter Naxalism or to genuinely connect with tribal India,
IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |26/06/2016
Journalists, like politicians, apparently do not have to retire if they are in leadership positions.  At the end of this month the Mumbai Press Club is felicitating the group editor of the Lokmat Group  Dinkar Raikar, on completing 46 years in journalism at the age of 75.  The club's statement..
Is anyone listening to Jamia Community Radio? If not, is it because its content is irrelevant?
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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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