BY ARITRA BHATTACHARYA| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/06/2018
The fact that Bangla Sanskriti Mancha activists were primary informants for most stories in the media highlights the role that city-based NGOs can play in bringing such issues to light,
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |28/05/2018
Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus
BY A HOOT COMMENT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |26/05/2018
That so many fell for this sting says a lot for the amorality that may have begun to pervade the media business.
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/05/2018
Real news about fake news: fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and a fake pre-election poll purportedly sponsored by the BBC, showing a big victory for the BJP.
BY WILLIAM MCKEEN| IN OPINION |18/05/2018
He was one of the New Journalists, who wrote nonfiction using the techniques of fiction.
BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN OPINION |14/05/2018
Ravish Kumar chooses issues that affect large numbers of ordinary people in small towns. And the authorities are taking note.
BY S HUSSAIN ZAIDI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/05/2018
The feisty reporter lost seven years of her life to pain and humiliation on account of fellow journalists who bought the theories the police planted,
IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/05/2018
With a salary backlog of four months, the mood among BW journalists is grim, even as they hang on in hope of collecting past dues.
BY MEREDITH SHAW| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/05/2018
Are North Korean media outlets signaling that the regime is getting serious about diplomacy? They showed the two leaders interacting on an equal footing,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/05/2018
From the Hoot archives: Incredibly, news reports quote crime branch police sources (unidentified, of course) who state that the case against Vora became stronger when the gangster himself called up several journalists and businessmen.
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An undertrial accused in the murder of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik in Tripura last year has apparently threatened a witness on whose statement the case hinges. This is the TSR jawan who witnessed the entire incident. The custodial trial in the case began last week. Bhowmick was shot dead last year in the TSR 2nd battalion HQ and four TSR personnel including the battalion commandant are implicated in the case. (UNI)                      

The  Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age have reported that Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, was her assassin. The confirmation is attributed to a senior official in the Special Investigation Team. He also said the same weapon was used to shoot Gauri Lankesh, as rationalists Govind Pansare and M M Kalburgi. The weapon has not been traced.The SIT suspects that three more people were present when Gauri Lankesh was shot dead at the entrance of her Bengaluru residence on September 5, 2017.                      

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