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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In the explosion of fake news, where one report is worse than the other, social media users were taken aback to see a post with the Republic TV logo quoting journalist Rana Ayyub to the effect that the government ordinance to hang rapists of minors was directed at Muslims! Ayyub had to take to Twitter and Facebook to clarify that she never said any such thing and the account itself was a parody of Republic TV.  We are waiting for Republic TV to condemn the account's post!                                                 
Even as Zee News has been running programmes  questioning  the chargesheet filed in the Kathua rape case, Deepika Singh, lawyer for the Kathua victim’s family, has sent a legal notice To Zee Hindi News for a programme run by Zee Hindi News on April 17 in which Sudhir Chaudhury had alleged that Deepika Singh Rajawat had stayed at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, with the innuendo that she had supported anti-national elements. The notice said, "while my client reiterates that she has never stayed at JNU, she nevertheless firmly believes that there cannot be anything remotely wrong in staying in JNU, if ever she did. Your innuendoes and spreading of communal hatred constituted a threat to her life."    
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