BY PRASHANT THIKKAVARAPU| IN CENSORSHIP |13/01/2018
The Supreme Court’s promiscuous use of contempt laws towards criticism has led to the volcanic eruption of a press conference.
There was not a single month in 2017 when an internet shutdown was not in force in some part of the country.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/01/2018
That’s a fair description of Times Now and Republic TV’s treatment of dalits commemorating the Bhima Koregaon battle.
It’s been win some, lose some but some of the more significant rulings have been in favour of media freedom,
BY B P SANJAY| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/01/2018
The man appointed by New Delhi to restore dialogue in Kashmir says he has to contend with the damage done by the mainstream news channels.
BY ANDY TATTERSALL| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/01/2018
Research-led stories usually start with “researchers have found”, with little mention of their names, institution and who funded their work.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |11/01/2018
.....Kashmiri women reporting on issues unrelated to the conflict and a farmer’s daughter on local radio.
BY BP SANJAY| IN OPINION |02/01/2018
The film star’s promise of a new ‘’spiritual politics’ may sit uneasily in a state where rationalism and atheism have held sway for 50 years.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |02/01/2018
The media’s coverage of a dalit protest reveals how it played into the BJP game, promoting its agenda by repeating its claims and slogans,
BY SUNIL DHAVALA| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |29/12/2017
Everyone is offering news and services in regional languages because that is where the audiences are
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The ongoing battle between Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and Republic Television took a new turn when he was to address a press conference in Chennai today. Mevani at first objected to the Republic journalist being present but agreed to his being there if he didn't ask any questions. The journalists initially agreed but when Mevani still insisted that the Republic journalist leave, the Chennai media decided to boycott him.                        

Television Post reports that the MSO Hathaway has switched  off the Times Network owned channels from its platform for non-payment of outstanding dues.  Hathaway had apparently been running scrolls informing subscribers about the impending switch-off. Hathaway and Times had signed a one year fixed fee deal which Times Network wanted revisited, though the contract runs till March.                

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