BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |02/06/2018
Ravish Kumar’s chronicling of fear and hate in the times of The Great Leader and his IT Cell.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/04/2018
The Delhi High Court levies a Rs 10 lakh fine on media houses which named the victim, but the offenders were many more than those issued notices by the court. How the Indian media reports such cases merits constant scrutiny,
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN OPINION |16/03/2018
Do nominations to the Rajya Sabha compromise journalism? If you are an editor yes, If you are a media owner perhaps, but not if you are a talking head on TV.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/03/2018
Journalists chasing a story seldom step back to look at the bigger picture. What price administrative autonomy when there is no political autonomy?
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/02/2018
It was left to the politicians, not journalists to look closer at the actual numbers. And even when they did the Modicare math, they did not play it up.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/12/2017
Though partisan channels batted for the incumbent, there was enough clear-eyed reporting on offer to unsettle the ruling party.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN CENSORSHIP |20/10/2017
Are media establishments self-censoring more since this government came to power? Or were some equally mindful of the UPA’s sensitivities too?
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.
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Former journalist and AAP politician Ashutosh's resignation from his party announced on Twitter on August 15 is followed by another tweet: "To media friends. Please respect my privacy. I won’t be giving any bite of any kind. Please cooperate." His resignation he says is "purely from a very very personal reason."                     

Well-known cartoonist Satish Acharya took to Facebook to say that his column with Mail Today ended after multiple attempts to censor his work. The latest was a cartoon on China's growing influence in the sub-continent, rejected because it was ostensibly 'defeatist'. Ironically, he said  cartoons critical of BJP President Amit Shah featured on the latter's personal website, which makes us wonder if this was another case of crawling when asked to  bend!                      
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