BY TERESA REHMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/11/2017
Himanta Biswa Sarma sinned against reason and compassion when he said cancer was divinely ordained. He won his 15 minutes of notoriety
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |23/10/2016
Assam’s TV channels have come up with a new gimmick to increase television rating points at festival time,
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/10/2016
A talent show in Assam features people with disabilities but the judges and anchor ruin the effort with their patronising talk.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |11/09/2016
Released by his abductors, a young man in ULFA’s captivity for a month, returns home to hounding by the TRP brigade.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN COMMUNITY MEDIA |07/09/2016
Through its news portal, Moirabari Press Club in Assam helps farmers, women and students by giving them the news and information they need
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/11/2014
The scramble for TRPs distorts the truth and hinders justice.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |30/10/2014
Witch hunting is a disturbing crime against women in Assam, but the media's approach has been disappointingly simplistic and crass,
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |08/04/2014
The star attraction this election in Assam is prolific journalist and former Deputy Editor of the television news channel DY 365, Manorom Gogoi.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |28/03/2014
A social activist from Deoria has learned how to use the media in her work with downtrodden communities.
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |30/08/2013
Recently, the under-reported Northeast India has witnessed a media boom. Time to review the media education imparted to make it more enabling,
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The  Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age have reported that Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, was her assassin. The confirmation is attributed to a senior official in the Special Investigation Team. He also said the same weapon was used to shoot Gauri Lankesh, as rationalists Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi. The weapon has not been traced.The SIT suspects that three more people were present when Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at the entrance of her Bengaluru residence on September 5, 2017.                      

PTI reports that the West Bengal govt plans to come up with a law to tackle fake news and social media posts which cause unrest. The report quotes a Home Dept official saying that the state govt has kept data bank on fake news circulated on social media in West Bengal and other parts of the country in the past couple of years, and has records of past offenders to consider while framing the new law.  recent incidents in Shillong, Godda in Jharkhand and Karbi Anglong district of Assam have added to the concern, the report says.                    

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