BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |14/09/2017
Kamran Yousuf has been in the National Investigation Agency’s custody for a week without any charges being brought against him.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |05/09/2017
The two “objectionable” tweets included a photograph in which security forces have made a youth a human shield to prevent protests.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/08/2017
In the guise of debate, Kashmiris are being subjected to vilification, venom, and finger-wagging by jingoistic anchors. Some are saying ‘no thank you’.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |16/05/2017
Two weeks into the ban, the question to ask is whether the situation has improved and whether protests in Kashmir have abated.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/04/2017
Journalists are forced to dictate or fax copy. Or beg, borrow and steal to get a connection.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |09/04/2017
Youths posting videos of clashes and urging people to help militants escape presents a new problem for the security forces
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/03/2017
After 11 years in jail, Rafiq Shah asks the Hindustan Times why it swallowed the police version in the 2005 Delhi bombing.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |16/03/2017
Several photojournalists were beaten and threatened by uniformed men on Thursday afternoon.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/10/2016
His paper banned for being a threat to ‘public tranquility’, a Kashmir Reader reporter reflects on recent events and what the paper stands for.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |27/07/2016
The mobile-internet blockade has left families in the dark about the well-being and whereabouts of their loved ones.
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The Delhi High Court is inviting suggestions via  a Google form regarding how ongoing court proceedings should be reported. It says, " As per the deliberations of the Committee in its meeting held on 31.08.2017, questionnaires are hereby circulated to the members of the general public to give their suggestions on the subject matter to the Committee within 21 days." A committee on media reporting in courts was constituted by the acting CJ of the DHC earlier this year.                            

Santanu Bhowmick, a journalist from Dinrat news channel, was killed on Wednesday and several people were wounded in ongoing clashes between supporters of two rival tribal associations in Mandwai, about 28km from the Tripura capital of Agartala, HT reports.  He was covering an agitation and road blockade by the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura.                     

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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