BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2017
The coverage by the Express, Hindu, and HT was balanced, fair, in-depth, wide-ranging, rigorous, and, for once, told us what the poor thought.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/01/2017
After debate and discussion, we have decided that it is smarter to offer less volume and more depth.
BY AMMU JOSEPH| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/01/2017
One paper coined the term and others picked up from there. A fortnight later a counter narrative was being energetically pushed out.
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 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 BHARAT DOGRA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/12/2016
Its early morning news bulletins are one long riff on the government’s wondrous work. Hard news? No thank you.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/12/2016
An alarming proliferation of fake news that managed to outstrip fact-based news, threatens to topple the credibility of the media
BY VAMSEE JULURI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/12/2016
When a scholar’s lifelong study of ancient knowledge systems is reduced to slogans, it means the media is imposing its own preconceptions on his work.
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 Reporter Akhilesh (@Akhilesh_ET) is a parody Twitter handle that has been trolling three ET journos for their friendly coverage of  Akhilesh Yadav and the Samajwadi Party in UP. Two of them have blocked it. Akhilesh (with the CM's photo) turned an ET reporter tweets:"Actually I'm finding journalism better & safer. I can continue making fact free claims & don't even have to worry about my job every 5 years." And this one alluding to the terror accused acquitted after 12 years in jail: "Raja Bhaiyya says even he can prove that he was in college while people were killed by crocodiles in his pond. Let me talk to ET office."                    

Former  journalist and human rights activist Teesta Setalvad who is a constant bugbear for the present government, and frequently the target of investigations,  is launching her memoir on Feb  24 at the Literature Live! event hosted and curated by Anil Dharkar in Mumbai. Titled Foot Soldier Of The Constitution it  traces her   experiences  during the Mumbai riots as well as  the Gujarat riots in 2002among other events and influences which shaped her life.    

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