IN OPINION |08/07/2018
There were no social media or messaging apps when the Nellie massacre occurred. Yet it happened. Media reporting is taking the easy way out,
BY WILLIAM MCKEEN| IN OPINION |18/05/2018
He was one of the New Journalists, who wrote nonfiction using the techniques of fiction.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |14/05/2018
Ravish Kumar chooses issues that affect large numbers of ordinary people in small towns. And the authorities are taking note.
BY PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA| IN OPINION |20/04/2018
Nihal Singh did everything journalists dream of doing. It was a good life as reporter, editor, author, rubbing shoulders with the famous, and travelling the world.
BY ANAND K SAHAY| IN OPINION |18/04/2018
He edited many newspapers in his career and was widely read as a foreign correspondent from many capitals.
BY RAMI CHHABRA| IN OPINION |17/04/2018
Reporter, foreign correspondent, editor--his writing was trenchant till the end. The media space is poorer today because a principled man of words is gone.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |16/03/2018
Do nominations to the Rajya Sabha compromise journalism? If you are an editor yes, If you are a media owner perhaps, but not if you are a talking head on TV.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN OPINION |18/01/2018
Mevani’s rejection of Republic TV raises a question: if media houses operate as hate-mongers, are they entitled to professional access?
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |11/01/2018
.....Kashmiri women reporting on issues unrelated to the conflict and a farmer’s daughter on local radio.
BY BP SANJAY| IN OPINION |02/01/2018
The film star’s promise of a new ‘’spiritual politics’ may sit uneasily in a state where rationalism and atheism have held sway for 50 years.
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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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