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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Journalists following up on a story on a secret diary that indicated the bribing and corruption of members of the Tamil Nadu cabinet by industrialist and mining baron Sekhar Reddy found that another diary was quickly doing the rounds, this time with the names of  journalists and alleged payouts to them in what is seen as a clumsy attempt to discredit their work. The News Minute editor-in-chief Dhanya Rajendran who quickly put out a screenshot of the offending page with the watermark 'Made by idiots' tweeted that journalists can make a lot of money if they want to but are here to do a job, with integrity!                    

Ravi Belagere, editor of Kannada tabloid Hi Bangalore, was arrested on Dec 8 on allegations  of hiring a contract killer to murder a fellow journalist, his former employee  Sunil Heggaravanahalli. Police found guns and ammunition in his home.  In June this year he was one of two editors to attract a jail sentence ordered by the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly for breach of privilege following  allegedly defamatory articles against legislators. ( The News Minute)                              

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