BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/08/2018
Mr Vajpayee decided to invite women journalists to tea, as many as could be traced, young, old, junior, senior, and middling. The masterstroke was inviting the junior and deskbound, who would normally never see the inside of the PM’s house.
IN REGIONAL MEDIA |10/08/2018
The former journalist who has just become Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha explained earlier this year why he was disappointed with his shift from journalism to politics.
BY SHAN WANG| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |08/08/2018
Comprova, a fact-checking collective made up of 24 newsrooms around Brazil, launched this week in the lead up to the October elections.
BY MALINI SUBRAMANIAM| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |22/07/2018
Andhra Pradesh’s districts teem with stringers hunting in packs for stories to feed to their TV channels. Police cases against them, and abrupt termination are all part of the game.
IN REGIONAL MEDIA |16/07/2018
…and the dept of information and public relations is the nodal agency for allocating state govt. advertising, some interesting patterns emerge. A Telangana case study.
IN LAW AND POLICY |15/07/2018
After a spate of “drones are spying on me” stories in the media, new model laws proposed in the US will make it easy to sue over news photography.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/07/2018
Reporters hugged and smiled, TV anchors cheered on air, Zain Asher in the studio said “Here in CNN we have all just been singing!!”
BY Saurav Datta| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/07/2018
Both Rahul Shivshankar and Arnab Goswami went on a no-holds-barred attack on an institution whose legality was upheld by the Supreme Court.
IN OPINION |08/07/2018
There were no social media or messaging apps when the Nellie massacre occurred. Yet it happened. Media reporting is taking the easy way out,
BY LAXMI MURTHY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |03/07/2018
What precisely does the Press Council of India hope to achieve on its second visit in 9 months when the recommendations of the first visit remain unimplemented,
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Around 1300 newspapers have benefitted from full page colour insertions by The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting  commemorating former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.  Some also got a full page insertion from the govt of Rajasthan. DAVP also worked to ensure that the blog the PM had penned got published, reaching out to some 125 newspapers late in the evening. Most of them obliged.               
Doordarshan News did not adhere to Prasar Bharati's existing police guidelines of not covering political party functions live on August 15 this year, reportsThe Print.  It telecast live BJP president Amit Shah's efforts to unfurl the national flag at the BJP headquarters. Unfortunately for Mr Shah DD only succeeded in telecasting to the world his gaffe in pulling at the wrong rope which made the flag fall to the ground before it was unfurled, reports the website.      
 
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