BY GOWHAR FAROOQ| IN OPINION |27/11/2015
Do the Ramnath Goenka awards try to honour the excellence of journalists working for small publications and in small places or only those who belong to the elite?
BY GOWHAR FAROOQ| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |05/10/2012
Two years after SMS service was blocked in Kashmir, the government has now jammed Facebook, YouTube, and GPRS services.
BY GOWHAR FAROOQ| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |05/10/2012
Two years after SMS service was blocked in Kashmir, the government has now jammed Facebook, YouTube, and GPRS services.
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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The Hindu  reports that  writer S Hareesh has withdrawn his novel Meesha which was being serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly after threats from organisations of the Sangh Parivar.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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