The new hate speech provisions will apply only when likely to incite an offence or threaten public order. But making them cognizable is a cause for worry,
BY AKSHITA NAGPAL| IN OPINION |14/10/2017
A documentary incriminates the media in the events leading up to the murder of Qandeel Baloch, a young woman with big dreams.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/10/2017
In the Aarushi Talwar murder case, the media had scaled new heights of irresponsibility by spreading canards and defamatory stories. The Talwars have now been acquitted by the Allahabad High Court.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |12/10/2017
Helped by their role in muddying in the US election, Rupert Murdoch’s campaign to whittle away Google and Facebook’s supremacy is showing results.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |09/10/2017
Publishers are losing direct traffic, regional language sites see an uptick, WhatsApp is India’s largest media consumption platform, and start-ups find that millennials are willing to pay for news.
Increasingly, MPs are summoning journalists to defend stories they consider false or defamatory. The list is getting quite long.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/09/2017
Newton is a quiet film which delivers a ringing satire on the nature of state intervention in Naxal areas and the sham elections that are held there.
The expanded profile of bidders this year suggests that IPL rights now attract players from various segments of the ICE business.
BY SEEMA KAMDAR| IN OPINION |20/09/2017
In today’s polarized atmosphere, liberals opt for shrill rants, cloaked in moral superiority, while caring little for facts, logic or arguments
The company that publishes Dainik Jagran goes from strength to strength ten years after its 2006 IPO.
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Srinivasan Jain of NDTV posted on his Facebook page that a report by him and a colleague  on loans given to Jay Shah's companies was taken down from NDTV's website because the channel's lawyer said it needed to be removed for 'legal vetting'. He adds that it has still not been restored though  the report is based entirely on facts in the public domain  and "makes no unsubstantiated or unwarranted assertions". He says he is treating this as a distressing aberration and will continue reporting for NDTV.                                     

Aroon Purie, chairman of the India Today Group, announced today that he was handing over charge to his daughter Kalli Purie, who will now become Vice Chairman. All those who report to him will now report to her his letter said, but the Group Editorial Director, publishing, and the CFO would "have a dotted line" reporting to him.                                            
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