BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/08/2017
As the chief minister decried the TV coverage as fake news, the theatre of denial on the airwaves touched a new low in Indian politics.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/06/2017
Owen Jones of the Guardian lambasted the “Tory press” in UK and said they had literally been baying for Corbyn’s blood.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |03/05/2017
The World Press Freedom Index shows several European countries – model democracies - sliding in the rankings
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/04/2017
Why Theresa May will not agree to take part in a TV debate in the forthcoming elections, is hogging the limelight
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |11/03/2017
“Velvet Revolution” is a 57-minute international documentary which profiles women journalists who have paid a high price for speaking truth to power.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/12/2016
Archival nostalgia became the highlights that gave viewers a rare insight into the otherwise aloof Amma.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/05/2016
The British media’s coverage of the new Mayor of London’s campaign was marked by strong biases.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/04/2016
An Indian Express team was among the 250 journalists in the gigantic, global investigation which has begun to topple presidents and prime ministers.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |23/02/2016
As the Kanhaiya video controversy continues, the BBC's Social Media Editor explains how to handle videos.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2016
Sedition charges, BJP assaulters, attackers in lawyers’ robes, nationalist anchors—the media’s freedom was tested on Monday by all of these.
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An impressive  battery of lawyers lined up by Rupert Murdoch’s Star India have succeeded in securing for the broadcaster an SC ruling which ensures that Prasar Bharati will no longer be able to air the mandatory sharing of sports feed on cable TV networks and pay DTH platforms.  Star India has estimated a subscription loss of Rs 970 crore and a loss of advertising revenue to the extent of Rs 245 crore since 2007 because of DD’s practice. The court has limited DD’s telecast of matches to its terrestrial network  and its Freedish. (Daily Post)                                                            

Sometimes the police balk at registering a case against a politician. Sometimes they register it and tell journalists at the same time that the allegations are baseless. Which makes you wonder with how much conviction the case will be investigated. HT reports that the Karnal police booked BJP MLA Bakshish Singh Virk and some 200 others for their alleged involvement in an attack on a journalist in Assandh.  The DSP told a reporter that an FIR had been registered but the case seemed politically motivated and without basis.                               

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