BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |21/06/2015
This sort of centralized bullying is hard to comprehend today because there is so much more media.
BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/06/2015
For 22 years the media-politics saga of the Marans and the Sun Network was truly spectacular.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |09/01/2015
Journalism production and consumption now has a digital divide which is also partly a generation divide. The tools are different,
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |11/12/2014
One takeaway from the lives of these men is the role of entrepreneurship in their ascent and in the kind of influence they wield. If you don't own your media platform the influence you wield can be transient,
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |13/11/2014
Digitisation is a job half done which has so far benefitted the government the most, by way of taxes, and the consumer the least.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |30/10/2014
There are politicians who dabble in media and mainstream media owners who dabble in politics. Which category has the advantage?
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |09/10/2014
Recent research has tried to understand the link between media exposure and voting behavior based on election studies done since 1996.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |25/09/2014
Never before have journalists had quite the same sense of being on their own where their access to information, and the protection of their freedom to function is concerned.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |11/09/2014
One did not know whether to laugh or cry at the spectacle of mighty broadcasters like Star and Zee confronting the threat posed to them by pesky video entrepreneurs.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |03/09/2014
"When you start to take risks you know that it is pure luck that you didn't get killed there… It's not worth these things. It's not worth your life."
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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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