BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |19/11/2007
Not even a month has elapsed since the The Tehelka issue on the violence in Gujarat.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/11/2007
The fact that Ravana¿s religious side had to be introduced in a news story with some surprise reveals more than just ignorance.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |26/10/2007
The Chief Minister said it was pressure from media and those who kept the candles lit said a thank you to the media.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |25/09/2007
The average Brahmin whom Outlook contacted intrigues me. Does he exist, or is it an easy, lazy way in which the idea of public opinion is used,
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |08/09/2007
Can a newspaper campaign alone change a bus driver’s behaviour? Not any more than a newspaper alone can bring down a government.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |30/08/2007
Not many would cavil with journalists being called a decapitated avian species known more for succulent legs and poor heads.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |13/08/2007
But what of just letting it go by. What about not being in the celebration business?
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |01/08/2007
Only occasionally, if at all, does The Telegraph display the chutzpah and character that separated it from the other newspapers.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |20/07/2007
When one is but a mortal, the truth that necessarily "involves us all" even when staring at us, has a peculiarly wanton habit of eluding oneself.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |23/06/2007
But how to address sources? And what does the form of address on-air tell us about the relationship that the journalist shares with the source?
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Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

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