BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |09/09/2017
When the news of her murder came through my news feed, I wondered, will assassination of Gauri Lankesh be different? Will the killers be caught and punished this time?
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 ANUP KUMAR| IN OPINION |22/07/2017
If the members of the board were concerned about protecting the academic research character of the journal they chose the wrong person to serve as the editor.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN BOOKS |22/08/2016
A new book of essays by insiders chronicle NDTV’s role in transforming television news. They have compelling stories to tell
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/06/2016
Unlike his more adversarial interview with Jaitley the week before, Goswami mostly showed deference to the office of the prime minister.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN BOOKS |01/02/2016
The latest book on the North East is essentially journalistic ethnography--it explains complexities and leaves the judging mostly to the reader.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |11/01/2016
Does the fact that only 30 websites are part of Facebook’s Free Basics mean an increase in its ‘gatekeeping’ power?
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN OPINION |25/11/2015
The cliche ‘one is an anecdote, two is a coincidence and three is a trend’ explains the media’s ‘intolerance’ narrative,
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/04/2015
TRAI has muddied the waters by appearing to favour the arguments of the telecom service providers in its consultation paper
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/10/2014
Some of the media coverage exposed the visceral hate Modi supporters attract in certain sections of the Indian and international media.
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In the controversy over the ANI story on accounts from Russia, Kazakhstan and Indonesia retweeting Rahul Gandhi's tweets, Altnews.in has found  that the BJP's IT cell head Amit Malviya tweeted a screenshot of one of  the Twitter accounts taken two hours before ANI's story was published at 1.05 pm. The screenshot records the time it was taken.  That was also true of a screenshot  of another account which Malviya tweeted. Ten accounts are listed in ANI’s article. So did the evidence of these retweets get fed to ANI by the BJP?  Or did the BJP have prior knowledge of the story ANI was going to do?  Malviya began tweeting right after the ANI story was published.                               

The Hindu reports that a  journalist with the Hindi daily Dainik Jagran and a member of the RSS, Rajesh Mishra, was shot dead in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. His brother was also shot at and critically injured. Several rounds were filed at him by unidentified motorbike-borne assailants. Police said suspected enmity could be the reason for the murder. Mishra worked as a block-level stringer with Dainik Jagran and was also a block in-charge of the RSS.                                                                   

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