BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |02/10/2017
October 2 will see protests across the country as journalists gather to protest killings. But to assess the vulnerability of journalists look at the attacks as well.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |29/08/2017
Amoral politics makes journalists more vulnerable. That’s the short lesson to be learned from recent attacks on journalists, fatal or otherwise.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/08/2017
Sometimes brave, usually timid, the nervous broadcaster’s saga of what to carry or not carry, spans decades and several governments.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/07/2017
Television shows on West Bengal’s communal situation did their best to pit Hindus against Muslims,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/06/2017
All three films not permitted to be shown at the short film festival in Kerala which is currently under way, are now on YouTube. Did the GOI really feel threatened by these?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/05/2017
How this government jettisoned fanciful notions of autonomy, and converted a failed broadcaster into a winning platform.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |09/03/2017
Newslaundry asked the same questions some months ago. So why is Mr Chandrasekhar taking umbrage now,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN ARCHIVE |09/03/2017
As Prashant Rahi is sentenced for life along with Prof. Saibaba, the Hoot reprints an article on him from its archives.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/01/2017
Now that the Express has turned up some hard evidence, will Google searches on this story continue to yield spectacularly sparse results,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/12/2016
Sedition, defamation, censorship, internet shutdowns—the year saw the courts being tested on a range of freedom of expression issues.
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Self censorship at NDTV is a can of worms whose lid is prised open occasionally only to be tamped down again. But the most recent disclosure by Sreenivasan Jain a couple of days ago has led to a long outpouring by Barkha Dutt on her Facebook page about the selective censorship at that channel. And then another censored former colleague Nitin Gokhale who had quit the channel in 2014 after an interview with an outgoing Navy chief was not carried, is now speaking up too.                                              

Srinivasan Jain of NDTV posted on his Facebook page that a report by him and a colleague  on loans given to Jay Shah's companies was taken down from NDTV's website because the channel's lawyer said it needed to be removed for 'legal vetting'. He adds that it has still not been restored though  the report is based entirely on facts in the public domain  and "makes no unsubstantiated or unwarranted assertions". He says he is treating this as a distressing aberration and will continue reporting for NDTV.                                     

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