Semantics

When a virus goes viral

BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |28/05/2018

Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus..

 

Algorithms and human journalists need to work together

BY ANDREAS GRAEFE| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |04/09/2017

As a researcher and creator of automated journalism, I’ve found that computerized news reporting can offer key strengths. I’ve also identified important weaknesses..

 

 

A style guide to avoid slurs

BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/08/2016

A new Canadian style guide offers help on navigating the shoals of ethnically and racially diverse societies.

 

Requiem for a demonised university

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/02/2016

The coverage of such crises have always thrown up the responsibility aspect of our media. In its quest for prime time justice it seems oblivious to the damage it does..

 

New times, new words please

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/02/2015

Why do we continue using hoary words that either date back to the Raj or are out of tune with the character of our modern Republic?

 

Tackling private censorship in media

BY sevanti ninan| IN CENSORSHIP |24/07/2014

But is editorial discretion passing into the hands of the proprietor? Corporate owner or family owner, censorship is increasingly becoming the owner's prerogative,

 

Words and their meanings

BY KALPANA SHARMA| IN OPINION |08/07/2010

The language used to describe those who protest in Kashmir is not just a matter of semantics. It is important because it places what is happening within a context..

 

In the dollhouse

BY Shefalee Vasudev| IN OPINION |05/06/2010

While one journalist uses fashion vocabulary to locate a cultural type, the other finds a moralistic high ground to defend her. Both appear to believe that to be meaningful, a woman must be in self-denial.

 

Conflict and reconciliation in Naga newspapers

BY Subarno Chattarji| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |15/03/2010

Media in Nagaland - Part I. The making and the un-making of the Naga Nation�: narrating conflict in the Naga English media.

 

 

New Media: 2005 and Web 2.0

BY jyothi kiran| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |31/12/2005

2005 saw a change in the very semantics of the web and boisterous Web activity owing to new technologies related to Web 2.0.

 

Why is a pogrom called a riot?

BY Manjula Lal| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/04/2002

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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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