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,
BY TERESA REHMAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/08/2012
The national media's idea of the north-east is limited to qualifiers such as exotic, remote, unexplored, unknown.
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The Times Group is persisting in its efforts to leverage the social media behaviour of its employees for the company's benefit. Newslaundry reports that the Group which began dictating terms to staff who were on Twitter and Facebook from 2014, has just given them guidelines which amount to saying  journalists can’t tweet their own stories from their personal accounts.   “All content related to your primary role at BCCL should be posted solely on the Company account”.                    

Slate reports that  according to regulatory paperwork filed on August 14, 21st Century Fox paid out about $50 million in the fiscal year that ended on June 30 to cover costs related to a slew of sexual-harassment and discrimination settlements at Fox News. The New York Times  reports that $50 million is $5 million more than what the company said it had paid out as of the end of March. For more on this story see here.                           

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