BCCL has achieved this scale mainly through diversification into a variety of non-print media and ploughing its surplus cash into many venture-fund like investment bets.
BY MALINI SUBRAMANIAM| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |13/08/2017
Three violent assaults in Andhra Pradesh show the vulnerability of reporters who cover illegal sand mining by criminal politicians.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/08/2017
As the chief minister decried the TV coverage as fake news, the theatre of denial on the airwaves touched a new low in Indian politics.
Its been a colourful history over seven decades of free speech rights being upheld and diluted in turn, as courts struggled with challenges.
Facebook now has more active users in India than in the US, more than sixty per cent of them young males. But the numbers are yet to translate into revenue.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/08/2017
The coverage of a tragedy produced by professional journalists affects how a community and a nation responds to the underlying causes,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/08/2017
Sometimes brave, usually timid, the nervous broadcaster’s saga of what to carry or not carry, spans decades and several governments.
BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017
In 68 years, the Economic and Political Weekly has gone through significant changes, mirroring the changes in India. Its uniqueness cannot be over-stated,
BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017
How did it maintain a fine balance between political commentary and academic research? How did it cope with trends in academia?
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/08/2017
Nihalani leaves behind a harsh legacy of unresolved court cases filed by documentary film-makers who made politically dissenting films.
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Ellen Barry of NYT filed this stunning story-- How to Get Away With Murder in Small-Town India--after her posting in India ended. Published on Sunday (Aug 20) it is a multi-faceted investigation which has received a huge response. However she identifies the Muslim constable who confirms that the death was a murder and that his bosses did a cover up, and prints his picture as well. The murder took place in an UP village. You shudder to think what the consequences might now be for him.                           

The Times Group is persisting in its efforts to leverage the social media behaviour of its employees for the company's benefit. Newslaundry reports that the Group which began dictating terms to staff who were on Twitter and Facebook from 2014, has just given them guidelines which amount to saying  journalists can’t tweet their own stories from their personal accounts.   “All content related to your primary role at BCCL should be posted solely on the Company account”.                    

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