BY Usha m Rodrigues| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/01/2010
Even in routine coverage of news stories about their nationals residing overseas, news media can easily abandon any pretence of being objective.
BY Usha m Rodrigues| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/05/2009
The promise of civic engagement via new technologies remains limited to the upper classes, and it will be a while before it reaches the masses.
BY Usha m Rodrigues| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |04/11/2008
A lack of resources and time are proving to be critical in the way the new generation of journalists are getting trained and mentored in the newsroom.
BY Usha m Rodrigues| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/01/2008
The oxymoron of ‘fair sports coverage’ is on stark display during this crisis in the contest between India and Australia.
BY Usha m Rodrigues| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |07/12/2007
The report pointed to the growing use of spin and growing culture of secrecy and mutual distrust between the government and the media.
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Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

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