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Reporters hugged and smiled, TV anchors cheered on air, Zain Asher in the studio said “Here in CNN we have all just been singing!!”
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/04/2018
With 57 dead over five years, the heads of state arriving for CHOGM will be given a code of conduct to force them to pay attention
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.
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Archival nostalgia became the highlights that gave viewers a rare insight into the otherwise aloof Amma.
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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.
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ET reports that the Congress party will  have a hyperlocal social media strategy for the forthcoming state elections. It says the Congress social media cell has "identified block level social media warriors" who will give feedback on community level issues to the party's social media  war room. Such as which local temples  with a particular caste following the Congress state unit chief should visit, or in which areas farm loan waiver schemes are going badly, giving the Congress an issue to raise.                    

Doordarshan interviewed  two BJP ministers in the afternoon about what they thought of Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-trust motion, and why BJP MPs had felt the need to come outside Parliament and attack him. Ministers of state Ashwini Chaubey and Ram Kirpal Yadav answered at considerable length and were allowed to have their say. The reporter also asked one of them what he thought about RG's hugging the PM and he effectively snorted in disapproval. When a panel discussion began after this,  more leading questions from the news anchor about this 'jadu ki jhappi."  And more criticism followed.                        

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