• Bhatangpodar, Kalahandi, Odisha
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  • Karampur, Surguja, Chhattisgarh
  • Khadkuni and Navapada, Gujarat
  • Annavaram, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Fishermen, Matigudia, Puri, Odisha

When the Dish Knocked Down the Antenna

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People across countries say they avoid news because it depresses them, and they cannot rely upon it to be true.
BY RICHARD FLETCHER| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |27/10/2017
There is large variation across nations in the degree to which the audiences for the most popular news brands are polarised along the left–right spectrum,
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 B.P. Sanjay| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/10/2016
Though it could be an important mechanism for fostering relationships between these countries, this and former summits have not factored in media as a sub group agenda.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |05/10/2016
According to RNI data, the Muslim demographic does not have a strict correlation with the number of Urdu newspapers in a state — and non-Muslims publish them too
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |04/10/2016
Far from fading, Urdu newspapers are flourishing and are widely distributed, especially in Delhi and UP. Insights culled from the RNI database from 1957-2015 are fascinating,
BY THE HOOT| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/05/2016
And news websites are the largest source of news for youth followed closely by newspapers and newsapps.
BY SMARIKA KUMAR| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |26/02/2016
It’s a basic need. They all want it. But a new study shows how education, age and gender determine internet access.
BY AQSA ZAIDI| IN RESEARCH STUDIES |06/01/2016
How well do India’s multiple language dailies provide essential political knowledge to citizens of this electoral democracy?
IN RESEARCH STUDIES |26/09/2014
We are putting out raw data for researchers and media planners. The sampling is from focus group discussions and household surveys in five states.
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Journalists covering the ongoing protest of residents of the coastal town of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu were at the receiving end of police violence and found their cameras and cellphones snatched. The residents were demanding immediate closure of Vedanta Sterlite's copper operations and the agitation turned bloody, leaving one person dead in police firing.          

According to this report  34 people who were employed by  ABP Ltd through contractors for different departments, and were fired,  have been protesting outside the ABP premises for almost a month now but there has been no media coverage. Their troubles began when they formed a union in response to not being paid minimum wages by their contractors in 2016. Their union is affiliated to the TMC. They were fired after forming a union.The ABP management has not met them yet. Media outlets approached by the workers have declined to cover their plight. The Labour Minister has lent them a ear, but that has not resulted in any action.                     

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