BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/10/2017
The life of Hadiya – confined for converting to Islam and marrying a Muslim - has become the property of her father, the media, and the courts
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |22/09/2017
Shantanu Bhowmick was clearly marked out since he worked for DinRaat channel which was perceived as being pro-CPM,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |06/09/2017
Her lawyer B T Venkatesh is clear that the killing was a sinister and pre-planned act by ‘Hindu terror units’, and not linked to the defamation cases against her.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |22/08/2017
Film maker seeks an early verdict on documentary showing the impact on farmers and water supplies of Coca Cola bottling plants.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/08/2017
Nihalani leaves behind a harsh legacy of unresolved court cases filed by documentary film-makers who made politically dissenting films.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |10/07/2017
A fact-finding committee report on the February attack on a journalist in Chirala town confirms that the police acted against him, not his attackers.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/04/2017
As attacks on journalists rise, so does impunity owing to the politician-police nexus letting the culprits off. Exposing wrongdoing is now very risky.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/04/2017
We analyse the reasons for attacks on journalists and who the perpetrators were for the period January 2016 to April 2017.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN LAW AND POLICY |11/04/2017
Does the new law water down what the IPC provides in terms of adequate punishment for grievious assault? Also, freelancers and stringers are not covered,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |07/04/2017
Given the rancorous mood in the Valley, the Srinagar and Anantnag by-elections have barely made news.
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In observance of National Press Day today Rajasthan Patrika carried  a blank editorial saying that it was a day meant to celebrate independent  and responsible journalism. But in Rajasthan this was endangered by the black law the state government was seeking to introduce. It said it opposed a law which amounted to the murder of democracy.                                        

 Zee News has rolled up its sleeves  to do battle on behalf of the BJP as the Gujarat elections approach.  On Nov 14 they played the Hardik Patel CD at prime time,  and when it showed precious little that was incriminating the voice over said the channel was not playing some parts of the tape because it was not fit to telecast.  On Nov 15 Sudhir Chaudhary was doing one of his endless piece-to-cameras on the history of the Ayodhya dispute.                                  

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