BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |05/09/2017
The two “objectionable” tweets included a photograph in which security forces have made a youth a human shield to prevent protests.
BY ANDREAS GRAEFE| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |04/09/2017
As a researcher and creator of automated journalism, I’ve found that computerized news reporting can offer key strengths. I’ve also identified important weaknesses,
Facebook now has more active users in India than in the US, more than sixty per cent of them young males. But the numbers are yet to translate into revenue.
BY MANJULAA| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |27/07/2017
Short films have taken time to get to centrestage in India but looks like they are here to stay,
BY JASON HANNAN| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/07/2017
Our dominant media shape not just content, but the entire affective structure of public discourse,
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |19/07/2017
A social media campaign backing Kerala actor Dileep shows how public opinion can be turned in favour of someone accused in a sexual assault case
BY JENNIFER BECKETT| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |05/07/2017
“Trolling” is different from flaming or doxing, as it is from cyberstalking, cyberviolence and cyberhate,
Although Buzzfeed has retained its original quirkiness, its increasingly serious news agenda serves audiences often not regularly exposed to political information.
Should what is not accepted on the streets be accepted online, ask the Germans as they prepare to pass a new law. Facebook’s inconsistent guidelines are damning,
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |16/05/2017
Two weeks into the ban, the question to ask is whether the situation has improved and whether protests in Kashmir have abated.
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The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

The Hindustan Times has announced that the editor of Mint, Sukumar Ranganathan  will become the editor-in-chief of the paper. The internal mail to staff said that the appointment of an editor for Mint would be announced shortly. The current editor Bobby Ghosh will remain with the company till October 31, the announcement said.                    

 

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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