Indira Jaising excoriates the Express

IN Media Watch Briefs | 12/02/2018
Senior advocate Indira Jaising's strong tweets on the Indian  Express's "atrocious reporting"  on the Supreme Court's Feb 9  hearings in the petition on the death of Judge Loya, may have forced the newspaper to 'update' its report. It dropped the reporter's byline  and corrected the mix up over which judge was transferred, and the wrongly attributed quotes. Alas, even the corrected story has errors, Ms Jaising said in another tweet.                         
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Hotstar has put out what it calls its India Watch Report for 2018 which says the country has seen a five times growth in video consumption over the last year, with 96 per cent of all usage being focused on long form video.  Penetration of video consumption in smaller cities with less than 10 lakh population has outstripped that in the large metros. Women in smaller cities are coming online faster than  those in the metros, it adds.                     

The National Herald has announced  that Neelabh Mishra, Editor-in-Chief of National Herald and Navjeevan, died on February 24 after a long illness, in Chennai. He was formerly editor of the Hindi Outlook until 2015, and became editor of NH in 2016. He began his career from the Navbharat Times in Patna, and launched Eenadu TV in Rajasthan in 1998. Tributes to him on Twitter describe him as  deeply committed to egalitarian and secular values.                                             

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