Development Reporting

Media underplays the pruned outlays

BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2018

It was left to the politicians, not journalists to look closer at the actual numbers. And even when they did the Modicare math, they did not play it up.

 

Enabling a climate for Hindi science journalism

BY BHARAT DOGRA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |21/01/2017

For 25 years, Srote Feature Service and Journal has tried to enhance scientific temper in society

 

The press club with a heart

BY TERESA REHMAN| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |07/09/2016

Through its news portal, Moirabari Press Club in Assam helps farmers, women and students by giving them the news and information they need

  

“I write what I see and experience”

BY SWATI PARASHAR| IN OPINION |03/07/2016

Barkha Lakra, an adivasi activist-journalist from Jharkhand, reports on social justice issues in tribal areas and the oppression of adivasi women.

 

Two years of Modi Sarkar—ring out the reporters!

BY SHUMA RAHA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |09/05/2016

In the mostly one-way information super highway built by this govt. there is little room for doubts or questions.

 

Zika vaccine and press release journalism

BY PRASHANT REDDY THIKKAVARAPU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/02/2016

Coverage of Bharat Biotech’s Zika ‘’vaccine’’ was almost totally uncritical despite the dubiousness of the claim.

 

Rural India gets a new voice

BY URVASHI SARKAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/12/2014

Veteran reporter P. Sainath launches a new platform to portray rural India in all its complexity.

 

Media and Ebola

BY Eric Chinje| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/10/2014

What is really going on behind the veiled headlines of the global coverage of Ebola? How many of the 'right questions' have the media missed,

 

What does the rural newspaper revolution achieve -- Part II?

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/10/2004 ?

The indiscriminate nature of local news does not encourage purposeful reporting on the development needs of local areas, and their populations. ??

 

What does the rural newspaper revolution achieve??

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/10/2004 ?

Have district editions created a public sphere? Or have they merely created a daily bulletin board which people read to see if their names are mentioned?

 

Using the media for social uplift

BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |28/03/2014

A social activist from Deoria has learned how to use the media in her work with downtrodden communities.

 

The challenge of evolving vernacular lexicons

BY JENCY SAMUEL| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |26/02/2014

What is the equivalent of fly ash in Tamil? Or carbon sinks, or sustainable development? Whether reporting climate change or malnutrition a vocabulary is needed,

 

No focus on development issues

BY Indira Akoijam| IN BOOKS |08/08/2012

COVERING THE STATES- PART IV: Prioritizing politics, crime and sports, major English dailies have shown little concern for other big areas.

 

Life after Satyamev Jayate

BY Radhika Sachdev| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/07/2012

So what should we conclude in the wake of Satyamev Jayate about the power of television?

 

Calling Bhoomi Kosam

BY Parvinder Singh| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/07/2012

Imagine not having documents that can establish that the house you live in is yours, or having an address that belongs to three other people.

 

Encephalitis? Who cares?

BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |18/06/2012

It took more than two weeks for a rising toll of encephalitis deaths in Bihar to reach the headlines of the self-styled national press.

 

'Put disability on the front page'

BY TERESA REHMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/03/2012

Will producers admit that they have never even considered casting a disabled anchor, looking out for a disabled"expert" or panelist or consciously widening the composition of a studio audience?

 

The media’s role in Kerala’s healthcare setbacks

BY N P Chekkutty| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/11/2007

Has the incessant anti-vaccination campaign carried out by a section of Malayalam media led to a drop in immunization coverage?

 

Kalam’s media legacy

BY B.P. Sanjay| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/07/2007

The ideas contained in Kalam’s views or advice to the media encompassed a classical model of mass media and national development.

 

Women¿s health on the AIRwaves

BY Anil Gulati| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/05/2007

AIR’s 14 radio stations in Madhya Pradesh ran a 15 to 20 minute episode daily on the issue of women`s health.

 

Media and maternal mortality in M P

BY Anil Gulati| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |04/11/2006

Increased coverage meant increased visibility for the issue and more public statements on maternal and infant deaths.

 

Malnutrition and media advocacy in Madhya Pradesh

BY Sachin Kumar Jain| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/09/2006

Instead of targeting media as a broad structure, a dialogue was initiated with the identified journalists sensitive to social issues.

 

Media, masses, government, all ignore rural issues

BY Aman Namra| IN BOOKS |07/03/2005

A study on media coverage of developmental issues in the three new states reveals public as well as media apathy towards the plight of people living in rural areas.

 

Grassroots journalism in Chittoor

BY Usha Revelli| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |09/02/2005

Rural women, mostly Dalits, handle all the reporting, writing, editing, layout, artwork, photography and even circulation. ??

 

Redefining Development Journalism

BY Jaya Uttamchandani| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2005

Development journalism needs to adopt an action-oriented approach to help the country overcome challenges like poverty and illiteracy.

 

Orissa’s rural newspapers

IN REGIONAL MEDIA |29/12/2004

One of the brightest examples of successful and effective grassroots journalism is Gaan Maati Khabar

 

Media and NGOs: a coalition is needed

BY ghazi S| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/06/2004

 

What does the rural newspaper revolution achieve -- Part II

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/10/2004

The indiscriminate nature of local news does not encourage purposeful reporting on the development needs of local areas, and their populations. ??

 

What does the rural newspaper revolution achieve?

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/10/2004

Have district editions created a public sphere? Or have they merely created a daily bulletin board which people read to see if their names are mentioned?

 

Why development coverage fails to have impact

BY Lycra| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2004

Both development agencies and the media display the same shortcomings in tackling development coverage: little understanding of the root causes of the problem, a short-term approach and no follow-up.

 

Orissa media shuns development coverage

BY elisa patnaik| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |26/07/2004

Oriya and English dailies in the State had devoted less than 4% and 2% respectively of their total space to coverage of social issues.

 

 

Traditional media, empowering messages

BY malavika kaul| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/11/2003

In India the hype created over ICTs has often overshadowed the remarkable changes traditional communication systems can bring in poor peopleøs lives.

 

Hunger, malnutrition, and the media

BY dreze| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |10/03/2003

 

Mirzapur media---part II

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/07/2003

The newspapers report events not processes, say local development functionaries.

 

Mirzapur: micro media, minimal impact

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/07/2003

 

Charkha: giving grassroots activism a voice

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/09/2002

 

Sharper reporting on NGOs needed

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/08/2002

 

Sharper reporting on NGOs needed

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/08/2002

 

"Chala ho gaon mein" widens its reach

IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |01/01/1900

For many people in Palamau, home to India¿s poorest of the poor, this community radio programme is the only connection with the outside world

 

Jansunwai: Showcasing grass roots democracy

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/01/1900

 

Land struggles: does the media care?

BY Sudeep K S| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/04/2008

Native resistance to big projects and resulting displacement does not have news value any more, unless it happens in a state where a communist party rules.

 

Television engendered development?

BY Swapna Majumdar| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/05/2008

In Chhattisgarh villages Kalyani clubs based on a bi-weekly television programme are transforming lives.

 

Blogs on women and children in MP

BY Anil Gulati| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/01/2007

This blog makes the effort to translate the Hindi news items into English or adapt it from Hindi edition and reproduce it.

 

Redefining Development Journalism

?BY Jaya Uttamchandani| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2005

Development journalism needs to adopt an action-oriented approach to help the country overcome challenges like poverty and illiteracy.

 

The Muslim growth rate and the media

BY ammu jo| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/09/2004

Significantly, the copy was less sensational than the headlines in almost all the papers

 

Why development coverage fails to have impact

BY Lycra| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2004

Both development agencies and the media display the same shortcomings in tackling development coverage: little understanding of the root causes of the problem, a short-term approach and no follow-up.

 

A network of Asia-Pacific journalists on water issues

BY balmurli krishna| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/04/2004

The Asian Development Bank is trying to create a network of journalists to circulate news stories related to water issues in the region.

 

Using comics for development communication

BY Frederick Noronha| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |25/04/2004

Engaging local activists and artists to create the comics therefore makes sense, in getting across information to grown-up readers…

 

Journalism of exclusion and derision

BY Firos| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/02/2004

In their coverage of the WSF meet, several mainstream papers tried to deride the Forum.

 

An opportunity lost at the World Social Forum

BY das gupta| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/03/2004

 

 

Finding A Voice Through Alternative Video

BY Frederick Noronha| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |28/08/2002

Behind the camera, idealistic video enthusiasts want to give a voice to issues that affect India’s fields and villages.

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Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

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