BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN OPINION |25/05/2017
Critics who have got their knickers in a twist over the film betray their ignorance and expose the poverty of cinema commentary,
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN OPINION |20/11/2016
Arnab may have exited the small screen but journalism in India is yet to throw up the mythical Batman that he is said to have destroyed.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |04/08/2014
A comic take on the proposed ban on sex education in schools exposes the urban elite's self-obsession,
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |11/07/2014
Unanswered questions swirl around the former India TV anchor's allegations of harassment at work which sections of the media have chosen not to explore,
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN BOOKS |28/04/2014
While the near ban on 'The Hindus' was widely reported, that on 'Gas Wars: Crony Capitalism and the Ambanis' by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta was barely covered by the media,
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/03/2014
It may be argued that the erotic and the pornographic are two separate identities and that the inclusion of Sunny Leone on newsprint is an allusion to the former and not to the latter.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/01/2013
The opening paragraph itself exposes the ideology of discrimination that is structural to the TOI. Clearly the paper's concern with regard to rape is limited to the cityscape and women who constitute immediate kin.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |04/09/2012
The balance of power in the PCI is deeply skewed with 20 of its 28 members being representatives of journalism.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/08/2012
Television news almost censored the heroic action of 4,000 students from 18 States whose agenda too was anti-corruption.
BY ARUNODAY MAJUMDER| IN BOOKS |21/08/2012
The author of"Annanama" assumes the role of an advocate to defend his subject with bizarre logic.
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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”.                    

Slate reports that  according to regulatory paperwork filed on August 14, 21st Century Fox paid out about $50 million in the fiscal year that ended on June 30 to cover costs related to a slew of sexual-harassment and discrimination settlements at Fox News. The New York Times  reports that $50 million is $5 million more than what the company said it had paid out as of the end of March. For more on this story see here.                           

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