BY GEETA SESHU| IN CENSORSHIP |21/11/2017
Accounts that are satirical, expose hate speech, or are totally harmless are being blocked for ‘violating’ Facebook guidelines.
BY SEEMA SIROHI| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |25/10/2017
Last week, three senators introduced “The Honest Ads Act” to regulate political advertising on the Internet and plug the gap in existing laws.
The new hate speech provisions will apply only when likely to incite an offence or threaten public order. But making them cognizable is a cause for worry,
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |09/10/2017
Publishers are losing direct traffic, regional language sites see an uptick, WhatsApp is India’s largest media consumption platform, and start-ups find that millennials are willing to pay for news.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |05/09/2017
The two “objectionable” tweets included a photograph in which security forces have made a youth a human shield to prevent protests.
BY ANDREAS GRAEFE| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |04/09/2017
As a researcher and creator of automated journalism, I’ve found that computerized news reporting can offer key strengths. I’ve also identified important weaknesses,
Facebook now has more active users in India than in the US, more than sixty per cent of them young males. But the numbers are yet to translate into revenue.
BY MANJULAA| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |27/07/2017
Short films have taken time to get to centrestage in India but looks like they are here to stay,
BY JASON HANNAN| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/07/2017
Our dominant media shape not just content, but the entire affective structure of public discourse,
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/07/2017
A social media campaign backing Kerala actor Dileep shows how public opinion can be turned in favour of someone accused in a sexual assault case
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The Bombay High Court has extended  the stay order on investigation into the case against Quint journalist Poonam Agarwal on charges of OSA and abetment to suicide of jawan Roy Matthew following her sting exposing the exploitative sahayak system. A bench comprising Justices Naresh Patil and Nitin Sambre said the next date of the hearing would be Jan 16, 2018.                                                                     

News18 reports  hat The JNU administration has asked student activist Shehla Rashid to appear for a proctoral inquiry over her claims on Twitter about "Internet censorship" on the campus. Rashid, a former JNU students' union vice president, had tweeted on November 11 that students were unable to access content from AIB, The Wire, NDTV, and YouTube videos related to student movements, and that certain keyword searches related to Mamata Bannerjee, Rahul Gandhi, and others were censored.  Rashid has said she will not appear for the enquiry since the JNU administration has no jurisdiction over her tweets.

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