BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |03/05/2017
The media stood by the ‘’national interest” of their respective countries instead of critically examining the case
INDIA’S FREE SPEECH CHALLENGES—Part I. Films, television and public events ran into deletions and protests from a whole range of perpetrators in the last 15 months.
BY SHUBHAM VERMA| IN MEDIA MONITORING |09/03/2017
Why do some anti-dalit and anti-minority atrocities dominate the news while others are ignored?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN ARCHIVE |09/03/2017
As Prashant Rahi is sentenced for life along with Prof. Saibaba, the Hoot reprints an article on him from its archives.
BY BANAMALLIKA CHOUDHURY| IN BOOKS |05/03/2017
A new book tracks down the women who stripped naked 12 years ago to protest against rape and rights abuses under AFSPA.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/02/2017
Dainik Jagran and Amar Ujala were pretty balanced but one striking failure was putting tough questions to politicians on behalf of their readers
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/02/2017
Of all the parties in the UP election, the BJP received more coverage in Amar Ujala and Dainik Jagran, mainly because it had more star campaigners.
BY BASEERA RAFIQI| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |11/02/2017
Research abstracts on the Hoot: A section of the media has consistently glossed over the fact of mass graves out of bias or a desire to protect the armed forces,
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |28/01/2017
Analysis shows that Dainik Jagran’s front pages and editorial stance backed demonetization while TOI was more nuanced and critical
Will the breach of privilege case and the challenge before the Supreme Court outlive dissolution of the UP Assembly?
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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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