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.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/05/2014
All those who are saying that TV has made difference are ignoring the scale of the ground campaign run by Modi, which was much larger than that of any other party.
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An impressive  battery of lawyers lined up by Rupert Murdoch’s Star India have succeeded in securing for the broadcaster an SC ruling which ensures that Prasar Bharati will no longer be able to air the mandatory sharing of sports feed on cable TV networks and pay DTH platforms.  Star India has estimated a subscription loss of Rs 970 crore and a loss of advertising revenue to the extent of Rs 245 crore since 2007 because of DD’s practice. The court has limited DD’s telecast of matches to its terrestrial network  and its Freedish. (Daily Post)                                                            

Sometimes the police balk at registering a case against a politician. Sometimes they register it and tell journalists at the same time that the allegations are baseless. Which makes you wonder with how much conviction the case will be investigated. HT reports that the Karnal police booked BJP MLA Bakshish Singh Virk and some 200 others for their alleged involvement in an attack on a journalist in Assandh.  The DSP told a reporter that an FIR had been registered but the case seemed politically motivated and without basis.                               

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