BY ARITRA BHATTACHARYA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/06/2018
The fact that Bangla Sanskriti Mancha activists were primary informants for most stories in the media highlights the role that city-based NGOs can play in bringing such issues to light,
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |28/05/2018
Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/05/2018
Real news about fake news: fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and a fake pre-election poll purportedly sponsored by the BBC, showing a big victory for the BJP.
BY N. P. CHEKKUTTY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |25/04/2018
Kerala youths were drawn into violent protests over the Kathua case by anonymous WhatsApp calls made by shadowy forces with ulterior motives
BY JEFF INGLIS| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |21/04/2018
It could take responsibility for the content it publishes and start competing to provide the most accurate news instead of the most click-worthy.
BY SARAH JOSEPH| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |11/04/2018
Social media was initially a boon for human rights, but human rights abuses might be embedded in the business model that has evolved for social media giants in their second decade.
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/03/2018
The Cambridge Analytica controversy should make us all think more critically about Facebook and what it does
BY SIMRAN AGARWAL| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |01/03/2018
Analysing the tweets for a month revealed what works and what doesn’t, and that Rahul Gandhi does better than his party.
There was not a single month in 2017 when an internet shutdown was not in force in some part of the country.
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |17/12/2017
This is the paradox of social media as a tool for political dissent: Exercising freedom of expression is easier than ever before, but so is censorship.
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ET reports that the Congress party will  have a hyperlocal social media strategy for the forthcoming state elections. It says the Congress social media cell has "identified block level social media warriors" who will give feedback on community level issues to the party's social media  war room. Such as which local temples  with a particular caste following the Congress state unit chief should visit, or in which areas farm loan waiver schemes are going badly, giving the Congress an issue to raise.                    

Doordarshan interviewed  two BJP ministers in the afternoon about what they thought of Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-trust motion, and why BJP MPs had felt the need to come outside Parliament and attack him. Ministers of state Ashwini Chaubey and Ram Kirpal Yadav answered at considerable length and were allowed to have their say. The reporter also asked one of them what he thought about RG's hugging the PM and he effectively snorted in disapproval. When a panel discussion began after this,  more leading questions from the news anchor about this 'jadu ki jhappi."  And more criticism followed.                        

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