November 10, 2014
The news media sector, as an industry, has an unenviable record of squandering opportunities to put in place a regulatory framework that simultaneously guards the freedom of expression and ensures...
October 11, 2014
We ‘news junkies’ are exactly that — junkies. We don’t know why we watch news, but delude ourselves that we are more in touch with the world and that we do care.
August 11, 2014
The power of sane voices that get silenced in a war has a unique quality. It keeps coming back to remind us of what to do and what to avoid. One of the sage voices I encountered in my journalism wa...
June 11, 2014
The building of new capital and other infrastructure in the successor state of Andhra Pradesh is expected to throw up new opportunities in, among other sectors, infrastructure, health and educatio...
June 2, 2014
There is a certain power to geographical distance. It helps to instantly grasp the ironies of our South Asian polity. On May 21, 2014, I realised this while sitting in Pakistani journalist Beena S...
January 6, 2014
In the creative world, irony and coincidence are cousins. But these enchanting devices rarely help journalists to do their work. On the contrary, they have the potential to torpedo good journalism....
September 24, 2013
The Election Commission is determined to counter the practice of paid news in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Speaking at a media workshop on Monday, Election Commission Director-General Aks...
August 24, 2013
Journalists in India have no special rights. Unlike the United States, freedom of the press in the country does not flow from any special provision or amendment to the Constitution, but from the r...
August 12, 2013
Nothing helps to push borders and expand possibilities of good journalism than a good debate based on principles and practices. Last month, I raised a number of issues pertaining to overdependence...
August 5, 2013
Generations of journalists, across beats, have struggled with the dilemma of how to build expertise in a field without developing strong biases »
October 28, 2014
Community station Deccan Radio 107.8 FM runs eight-hour social programmes »
August 31, 2014
All India Radio, Delhi, has been broadcasting news in Sanskrit for the last 40 years. The bulletins have helped coin words of everyday use in Sanskrit »
June 27, 2014
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of the Krishna University has invited applications from the interested eligible candidates for direct admission into the two-year post graduatio...
June 3, 2014
The Press Council of India’s sub-committee, studying atrocities on journalists, has proposed a law to fast-track such cases. The PCI, which met here on Monday, said not a single convicti...
January 28, 2014
Journalists of Bastar are often exposed to serious security threats by Maoists who want to release a statement or by the police who want to gather information
January 4, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Friday that she does watch television news channels as it “leads to mental tension and mental pollution”.
Ms. Banerjee, who has bee...
September 14, 2013
Mug shots of December 16 gang-rape and murder convicts — bus cleaner Akshay Thakur, gym instructor Vinay Sharma, fruit-seller Pawan Gupta and unemployed Mukesh Singh — occupied top news slots acros...
August 21, 2013
Seasoned video journalist Rajesh Bhardwaj has come up with a book “Camera Ki Nazar Se”. With 23 years of experience in the field, Bhardwaj has covered Iraq war, insurgency in the Northeast and Guj...
August 7, 2013
The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted for final hearing on September 10 a batch of petitions filed by newspaper managements challenging the Justice Majithia wage board recommendations for journalists...
July 22, 2013
Media houses are increasingly moving towards integrated newsrooms, with journalists reporting across platforms, languages, themes, in real time. But this may not be smooth and uncontested