BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN OPINION |25/05/2017
Critics who have got their knickers in a twist over the film betray their ignorance and expose the poverty of cinema commentary,
BY KALYANI SHANKAR| IN OPINION |22/05/2017
PIO to four prime ministers whom he was powerful enough to influence, he was also always available to the juniormost reporters.
BY AJAZ ASHRAF| IN OPINION |28/04/2017
But why? If Kejriwal is reformed he won’t win power on his own terms and seek to reform it – which, as we all know, was why AAP was born.
BY SHINZANI JAIN| IN OPINION |24/04/2017
Otherwise the media can never portray the reality of Kashmir in a way that will help Indians understand Kashmiri aspirations.
BY A HOOT COMMENT| IN OPINION |25/03/2017
When ordinary citizens are defamed by two of the country’s biggest English newspapers, what recourse do they have?
BY Neha Dixit| IN OPINION |02/03/2017
Neha Dixit received the Chameli Devi Jain Award for “Operation Babylift” and other stories. We reprint her acceptance speech.
BY RADHIKA RAMASESHAN| IN OPINION |17/02/2017
Largely ignored by the media, TV and print, until quite recently, Mayawati’s voters are speaking up at last. The BSP is in the fight in the rural seats in varying degrees,
BY JIM NAURECKAS| IN OPINION |21/01/2017
Apprehensive as they are about what a Trump presidency might bring, mainstream media pundits stoutly defend the legitimacy of his election.
BY JUSTIN BUCHLER| IN OPINION |09/01/2017
The Trump presidency will challenge the press and make nonpartisan journalistic norms difficult to follow,
BY THE HOOT| IN OPINION |28/12/2016
TV anchors with diametrically opposite convictions rode high, and Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter activism went global. But regional media barons ran afoul of parties in power, and a jailed reporter spent yet another year deprived of freedom.
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The BJP's celebration of three years of rule has meant multiple bashes for journalists of different kinds. The TV crowd was feted separately from print and digital journalists, one for each category,  combined with other segments such as financial institution professionals. The Amit Shah part of the picture was a repeat on each occasion, journalists and others around his table edging in to catch every word. Even as senior ministers were secondary draws.            

Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has been blitzing her way through the online petition site change.org to solicit support for her draft national policy for women. After a personalised letter to all those on the site's email list, she sent out another personalised letter today to thank signatories for support, and for  'out of the box' suggestions sent for the policy document.The only snag is several  recipients of her email had not signed any petition, nor sent any recommendations nor supported the policy document, leave alone sending 'out of the box' suggestions.                                             

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