BY UGEN BHUTIA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/11/2013
The nature of media coverage does nothing to counter deep-seated values of patriarchy. Focusing intensely on punishment for sexual attacks and on workplace harassment is to take the easy way out,
BY UGEN BHUTIA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/09/2012
Even after 65 years of Independence the national media has been consistently lukewarm towards north-east India.
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Don't ask us what MeitY's committee on national investment in critical national infrastructure and digital broadcasting has to do with the regulation of online media content. But reports have it that the controversial  content regulation committee set up under the former Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, has now quietly shifted to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). This is clearly one hot potato no one wants!                           

 

The Hindu  reports that  writer S Hareesh has withdrawn his novel Meesha which was being serialised in Mathrubhumi Weekly after threats from organisations of the Sangh Parivar. They also vandalised an exhibition organised by Mathrubhumi books in Kochi in protest. They found portions of a dialogue between two characters in the novel objectionable. The Mathrubhumi Weekly editor tweeted that literature was being mob lynched.                                

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