BY SEEMA KAMDAR| IN OPINION |20/09/2017
In today’s polarized atmosphere, liberals opt for shrill rants, cloaked in moral superiority, while caring little for facts, logic or arguments
BY BP SANJAY| IN OPINION |06/09/2017
Gauri Lankesh will be remembered as an intellectual who like her father integrated journalism as a practice to uphold basic values.
BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017
How did it maintain a fine balance between political commentary and academic research? How did it cope with trends in academia?
BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017
In 68 years, the Economic and Political Weekly has gone through significant changes, mirroring the changes in India. Its uniqueness cannot be over-stated,
BY MANJULAA| IN OPINION |29/07/2017
Do filmmakers like Alankrita Shrivastava have the maturity to decide what their audiences will watch as Shabana Azmi contends,
BY AJAZ ASHRAF| IN OPINION |23/07/2017
The EPW controversy shows that India’s public intellectuals wish to pay a minimal price for speaking out.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN OPINION |22/07/2017
If the members of the board were concerned about protecting the academic research character of the journal they chose the wrong person to serve as the editor.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |14/07/2017
Highlighting the religion of the driver who saved the Amaranth pilgrims, is doing a disservice to him as well as secularism
BY SEETHA| IN OPINION |12/06/2017
Should it not have moved beyond that? To other attacks on the freedom of the press in the states, even those ruled by non-BJP governments?
BY THE HOOT| IN OPINION |09/06/2017
The raid on NDTV’s Roys has drawn only selective indignation from across the media spectrum. Can a divided media stand up to this government?
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The Delhi High Court is inviting suggestions via  a Google form regarding how ongoing court proceedings should be reported. It says, " As per the deliberations of the Committee in its meeting held on 31.08.2017, questionnaires are hereby circulated to the members of the general public to give their suggestions on the subject matter to the Committee within 21 days." A committee on media reporting in courts was constituted by the acting CJ of the DHC earlier this year.                            

Santanu Bhowmick, a journalist from Dinrat news channel, was killed on Wednesday and several people were wounded in ongoing clashes between supporters of two rival tribal associations in Mandwai, about 28km from the Tripura capital of Agartala, HT reports.  He was covering an agitation and road blockade by the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura.                     

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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