BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |21/05/2016
Why does the media not question this antiquated ritual irrelevant to modern India rather than glorifying it with uncritical coverage?
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |24/02/2016
Ravish Kumar’s histrionics on NDTV are well-received while other anchors are lampooned as dangerous rabble rousers.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/06/2015
The British press has found that Greenpeace, besides its entertaining hyperbole, can also be misleadingly indulgent with facts.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/12/2014
Rajdeep Sardesai talks darkly of media persecution under Modi.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/09/2014
Secular liberals in the media don't realise that what seems "communal" to them - imagery, vocabulary, symbols - are merely the everyday idiolect of millions of Indians.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |10/09/2014
The Hindi press took the same stand as the English media on the Narendra Modi government's first 100 days in office, namely, measured praise.
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |16/07/2014
With the odd exception, the commentaries on the budget in the Hindi daily newspapers conformed to their known partisan positions,
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |28/05/2014
So how did Hindi newspapers respond to the cabinet formation and what does it think of Team Modi?
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/03/2014
How was a move with significant repercussions for the nature of Indian bureaucracy, not subjected to critical scrutiny by the media?
BY ANAND VARDHAN| IN OPINION |21/02/2014
Editorial commentary in the Hindi press sought to read some of the subtexts and implications of Kejriwal's resignation â€" sometimes succinctly, sometimes not,
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Don't ask us what MeitY's committee on national investment in critical national infrastructure and digital broadcasting has to do with the regulation of online media content. But reports have it that the controversial  content regulation committee set up under the former Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, has now quietly shifted to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). This is clearly one hot potato no one wants!                           

 

The Hindu  reports that  writer S Hareesh has withdrawn his novel Meesha which was being serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly after threats from organisations of the Sangh Parivar. They also vandalised an exhibition organised by Mathrubhumi books in Kochi in protest. They found portions of a dialogue between two characters in the novel objectionable. The Mathrubhumi Weekly editor tweeted that literature was being mob lynched.                                

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