MEDIA WATCH BRIEF
In an op-ed piece titled "The Beast in India's Midst" Roger Cohen writes in The New York Times about India's "overheated media witch hunt" and the fact that " truth looks like a hostage to a new Indian political correctness and to old political scores; and an honorable, talented, crusading journalist, Shoma Chaudhury, has been misrepresented, hounded and ruined."
Of four exit polls and one post poll done for Delhi, the one that came closest to getting the numbers and order of winners right was Chanakya's poll. It predicted 29 seats (plus minus nine) for the BJP, AAP 31 (plus minus nine) seats and Congress 10 (plus minus five) seats. The post poll done by CSDS/CNN IBN/Week got the order of winners right, as also the results for the BJP and Congress. It gave AAP less seats than it won but predicted a great debut for the party. Three others thought the Congress would get 20 or more seats and were badly off the mark.
A reader wonders why newspapers and tv channels which depend on the Election Commission, throughout the counting day had varying figures for leads and wins at any give point. Such as, at 2 pm, when the EC said AAP .. more>>
This is a new position that will give an experienced journalist and aspiring newsroom leader the opportunity to play a key role in driving Bangalore’s expandi
Peppermint Communications is looking for a prolific writer with excellent editorial skills, such as copy-editing and proof-reading. Want to write articles on di