Violence

Kerala’s WhatsApp hartal

BY N. P. CHEKKUTTY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |25/04/2018

Kerala youths were drawn into violent protests over the Kathua case by anonymous WhatsApp calls made by shadowy

 

“Stop killing journalists in the Commonwealth”

BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/04/2018

With 57 dead over five years, the heads of state arriving for CHOGM will be given a code of conduct to force them to pay attention

 

Re-examining the Mandsaur agitation

BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA MONITORING |28/06/2017

A farmers’ agitation that turned violent resulting in six deaths in Mandsaur, MP, prompted a detailed analysis in both the Nai Dunia and the Indian Express

 

There is another side to the Sukma killings

BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/05/2017

Without explaining the context, reports on the killing of CRPF jawans in Bastar make little sense except as easy hate-mongering.

 

The stories that triggered the violence

BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/04/2017

We analyse the reasons for attacks on journalists and who the perpetrators were for the period January 2016 to April 2017.

 

Twitter violence

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |22/07/2016

Actress Leslie Jones quit Twitter this week after being subjected to an avalanche of sexist and racist messages following the release of the all-female remake of the iconic 80s film, Ghostbuster. When Jones, who stars in the film, brought the matter to the notice of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, some abusers were..

 

Playing Down the Malda Violence

BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |17/02/2016

Was it because the mob was Muslim and the victims Hindu? The English media’s credibility is at issue.

 

Dubious ethics in Bengaluru assault reporting

BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/02/2016

The media hypes up racism, but who will call out the racism that Deccan Chronicle and others displayed,

 

Inflammatory, and on page one

BY Jyoti Punwani| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/09/2015

Violence is part of Hardik Patel's psyche. The media reports his talk of breaking hands and gouging out eyes but passes little judgment on it.

 

 

Violence against journos in AP

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |06/01/2015

The Press Council of India has constituted a three-member fact-finding team to probe two cases of violence against journalists in Andhra Pradesh.  PCI chairman Justice CK Prasad has asked the state government to take necessary remedial steps so that journalists are allowed to carry out their professional obligations without any impediment...

 

The Uber crime in context

BY VIKRAM JOHRI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/12/2014

Media coverage of the Uber taxi rape has over-simplified the link between social attitudes and sexual violence.

 

Good rioters and bad rioters

BY Jyoti Punwani| IN OPINION |03/08/2014

Compare TV coverage of the Saharanpur riot with print's efforts and for once, the former did a better job. But look carefully at riot coverage in general and you find a double standard emerging,

 

Murder and Maoist rationalisations

BY JAVED IQBAL| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |29/12/2013

One doesn't need to be a state apologist to find something extremely perturbing about just another murder of an unarmed man.

 

Telugu prime time: violence abounds

BY ANITA NAGULAPALLI and PADMAJA SHAW| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |19/07/2013

During the 30-minute package of programmes in Telugu commercial TV, the 8 or 9 minutes of advertising are the only feel good part.

 

News can't 'break' a week later

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/02/2013

A lathi-charge by Sikkim police gets coverage on TV channels after seven days.

 

Scribes targeted in Ambala violence

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |22/02/2013

Journalists in Ambala were severely beaten up during the two-day strike against economic reforms when they were recording police lathi-charges of protestors and relatives of senior trade union leader, Narendra Singh, who was run over by a bus. Kapil Agarwal (Aaj Samaj) was hospitalised while Ujjwal Sharma and Suman Bhatnagar..

 

 

African victims don't move Indian media

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2013

Violence against Africans in India is not reported as intensively as attacks on Indians in Australia.

 

Women, popular culture and violence: joining the dots

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/01/2013

Music videos have become one of the most insidious offenders, shaping sexist attitudes towards women.

 

Mobile cameras as game changer

BY Jyoti Punwani| IN OPINION |09/02/2013

When Indian Express printed links to YouTube videos of police action in Dhule, it broke new ground for the media.

 

Reporting Communal Violence

IN PRESS LAWS GUIDE |17/09/2012

What are the guidelines in place for reporting on issues relating to communal violence?

 

Messengers in the dock

BY NAVEEN SOORINJE| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |31/07/2012

Police in Mangalore have filed cases against the journalists who reported and filmed an attack on young people by a Hindu Jagarana Vedike mob.

 

 

Radio combats HIV and violence against women

BY Paromita Pain| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |11/06/2011

Violence against women is rampant in Nepal, and violence has also been a cause of spread of HIV here. Samajhdar, a weekly grassroots radio programme is addressing that.

 

Varsha breaks the silence

BY STELLA PAUL| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |03/06/2010

Varsha, a reporter with the IndiaUnheard community news service, talks about her fight against domestic violence

 

Your freedom ends where my fist begins

BY Ammu Joseph| IN CENSORSHIP |19/04/2010

Draconian laws, threats, violence and even derisive television anchors – all these techniques, and more, are deployed to curb free expression of opinions.

 

Handling Hector

BY A Dissenter| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/10/2009

The liberal-left is getting clobbered in the TV debates on Naxal violence.

 

Reporting Assam's ethnic cauldron

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/10/2009

Mainstream Amnesia, Part II. Assam burned in the two months under review but with the exception of the Indian Express and the Hindu there was no analytical reporting.

 

Media complicity in Mumbai terror

BY Sunil Adam| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/12/2008

The visual media and terrorism have a mutually reinforcing relationship, which needs to be broken to the detriment of the latter..

 

Hotel Taj: Icon of whose India?

BY Gnani sankaran| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/12/2008

Resilience was another word that annoyed the pundits of news channels and their patrons this time. But the same channels celebrated resilience when bombs went off in trains and markets killing and maiming the Aam Aadmis.

 

Tackling Hindu and Islamic terror the media way

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/09/2008

Can violence that takes lives, destroys communities, and terrorises people be treated differently because different groups are involved?

 

Orissa violence: lies and media reports

BY Vishal Arora| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/08/2008

The newspaper report, which is being circulated by email and on the Web by supporters of the Sangh Parivar, is not only inflammatory, but also factually incorrect.

 

Guwahati violence and the media

BY Nava Thakuria| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/12/2007

A section of media projected the incident simply as an unprovoked attack on the Adivasi demonstrators by the residents of Guwahati.

 

Red FM’s slur

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |20/10/2007

What was the comment on a FM radio channel that set off mob violence in Siliguri? It has become a media convention to self censor in such cases, so nobody reported either the remark or the name of the offending channel. The channel was Red FM owned by a consortium..

 

Violence in Guwahati

BY khelkoodkar| IN OPINION |11/04/2006

What happened in Guwahati this Sunday gave some much-needed ammo to our sports writers.

 

The media’s hand in masking identities

BY s r ramanujam| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/07/2005

How do we then identify those who adopt violence as their religion for perceived injustice to religion? Simply call them "Asians"!

 

Why violence is not news

BY Manjula Lal| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/12/2004

The common woman has good reason not to get worked up about the issue of violence against women. A response to Ammu Joseph`s article.

 

When violence is not news

BY Ammu Joseph| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/12/2004

The challenge before the media is to move beyond clubbing what happens to women with routine crime briefs, on the one hand, and sensational stories, on the other, to cover "the greatest human rights scandal of our times".

 

Hanging sparks theatrics in Indian state

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/08/2004

After the media overkill of the hanging of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, which spurred a rash of play time hangings by children in West Bengal, popular folk opera plans to exploit the story.

 

Stretching it

| IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |24/04/2004

Violence in the Kashmir Valley is not news any more unless victims of a fatal attack either reach double figures or a VIP has been targeted. So when a grenade was lobbed at former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s convoy in Budgaum on April 18, it evo

 

‘Karachi captured’: subcontinental cricketing wars

BY Subarno Chattarji| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |15/03/2004

The cricketers are now the avatars of a nation’s sublimated violence that will be enacted on the playing fields of Pakistan.

 

Reporting In times of conflict

BY Dasu Krishnamoorty| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/03/2004

To keep the Gujarat pot boiling is to impede the healing process.

 

Why is a pogrom called a riot?

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

 

Covering Communal Violence: Some Norms And Lapses

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/04/2002

 

Domestic violence and the media

BY Rema Nilkantan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |22/04/2002

 

Dont Justify Extremism Naidu

BY Mohammed Shafiq| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/04/2002

 

A NEW WAVE OF VIOLENCE HITS THE PRESS IN BANGLADESH

IN MEDIA FREEDOM |14/04/2002

 

How many journalists were actually killed in 2001?

IN MEDIA FREEDOM |13/04/2002

 

Violence on Television

BY Akhila Shivdas| IN BOOKS |12/04/2002

 

A MEDIA INSTIGATED RIOT

BY Himal| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/04/2002

 

 

SCINDIA PHOOLAN DEVI AND THE MEDIA

BY S.Anand| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/04/2002

 

Media Violence and its Impact on Children A Five-City Study by CFAR

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/04/2002

 

 

Twelve Ways The Media Misrepresents Violence

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/03/2002

 

Why Navakaal was charged with contempt of court

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/01/1900

 

The dilemmas of partisanship

IN OPINION |01/01/1900

The dilemmas of partisanship

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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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