BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |04/04/2010
Does the Narmada issue and its emotive appeal in Gujarat predetermine the stylistic and editorial cuts in such a way that ‘an official’s version’ is zealously embraced, putting aside all the qualms about verifying the truth,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN OPINION |11/12/2009
Letter to the Hoot: The Hindu gives space to two versions of an assault on an all women fact finding team Narayanpatna, on the same day, with different datelines and sources,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/08/2009
From the news items one cannot make out if this is a case of a few selective leaks or this bias came in from journalists taking out selective bits to make for a good story,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/07/2009
So, when journalists didn’t do their homework well, it became easy for Metro Chief Sreedharan to launch an attack on the CAG of India.
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/07/2009
One gets to see more news on the Kosi barrage--under the control and operation of the Government of Bihar--emerging from Nepal-based media houses rather than from the Indian media,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |15/03/2009
In reporting from the performance audit reports of Rural Employment Schemes the media should go into the details.
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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The Hindu  reports that  writer S Hareesh has withdrawn his novel Meesha which was being serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly after threats from organisations of the Sangh Parivar.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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