IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/06/2018
Facebook declines as a source of news for users, WhatsApp picks up, and trust in news across nearly 40 countries covered in the report averages 44 per cent.
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |28/05/2018
Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus
BY A HOOT COMMENT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |26/05/2018
That so many fell for this sting says a lot for the amorality that may have begun to pervade the media business.
BY ADITYA SINHA| IN BOOKS |24/05/2018
Reflections on working with Dulat and Durrani and what it took to make their experiences readable and gripping
BY MALINI SUBRAMANIAM| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |11/06/2018
Things turned ugly for a Sakshi reporter when he exposed the exact nature of the relief and rehabilitation fraud in West Godavari District.
BY ARITRA BHATTACHARYA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/06/2018
The fact that Bangla Sanskriti Mancha activists were primary informants for most stories in the media highlights the role that city-based NGOs can play in bringing such issues to light,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |02/06/2018
Ravish Kumar’s chronicling of fear and hate in the times of The Great Leader and his IT Cell.
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/05/2018
Real news about fake news: fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and a fake pre-election poll purportedly sponsored by the BBC, showing a big victory for the BJP.
BY WILLIAM MCKEEN| IN OPINION |18/05/2018
He was one of the New Journalists, who wrote nonfiction using the techniques of fiction.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |15/05/2018
Journalist Kamal Shukla waits for a court verdict about the sedition charge against him over posting a cartoon on Facebook
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An undertrial accused in the murder of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik in Tripura last year has apparently threatened a witness on whose statement the case hinges. This is the TSR jawan who witnessed the entire incident. The custodial trial in the case began last week. Bhowmick was shot dead last year in the TSR 2nd battalion HQ and four TSR personnel including the battalion commandant are implicated in the case. (UNI)                      

The  Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age have reported that Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, was her assassin. The confirmation is attributed to a senior official in the Special Investigation Team. He also said the same weapon was used to shoot Gauri Lankesh, as rationalists Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi. The weapon has not been traced.The SIT suspects that three more people were present when Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at the entrance of her Bengaluru residence on September 5, 2017.                      

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