BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/12/2017
I have severe objections to writers like Sabith use a broad-brush technique to see the 'Myanmar authorities' as one single monolith.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |25/11/2017
The western media has taken a line on the Rohingya crisis and anything that contradicts that line, such as jihadi barbarism, is ignored
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN BOOKS |26/06/2016
'Candid Canvas' is rich in original documentation such as DD memos from an Engineering chief asking colleagues to destroy all material shot and used during the Emergency.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |09/04/2016
Without the TV channels their parties could count on in the last elections, both CMs have aggressive media to reckon with.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |19/08/2015
As the government came under pressure from not only media but also sections of the ruling Awami League, police produced Probir Sikdar in court, where he was granted bail.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/08/2015
When Prime Minister Modi announced the signing of a Naga accord and described it as 'historic', the media just lapped it without checking for details,
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/07/2015
Owen Bennet-Jones stands by his story but the London police deny having on record any confession by a MQM leader about R&AW funding,
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/07/2015
Modi's visit to Dhaka and the Indian cricket debacle forced the media to cover Bangladesh.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/06/2015
As junior information minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore entered the Times Now studio, the complexion of the war changed.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |09/01/2015
The High Court bans media coverage of opposition leader Tarique Rahman.
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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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