BY JEFF INGLIS| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |21/04/2018
It could take responsibility for the content it publishes and start competing to provide the most accurate news instead of the most click-worthy.
BY SARAH JOSEPH| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |11/04/2018
Social media was initially a boon for human rights, but human rights abuses might be embedded in the business model that has evolved for social media giants in their second decade.
BY RAJEESH KUMAR| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |22/03/2018
The Cambridge Analytica controversy should make us all think more critically about Facebook and what it does
BY SIMRAN AGARWAL| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |01/03/2018
Analysing the tweets for a month revealed what works and what doesn’t, and that Rahul Gandhi does better than his party.
There was not a single month in 2017 when an internet shutdown was not in force in some part of the country.
IN DIGITAL MEDIA |17/12/2017
This is the paradox of social media as a tool for political dissent: Exercising freedom of expression is easier than ever before, but so is censorship.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN CENSORSHIP |21/11/2017
Accounts that are satirical, expose hate speech, or are totally harmless are being blocked for ‘violating’ Facebook guidelines.
BY SEEMA SIROHI| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |25/10/2017
Last week, three senators introduced “The Honest Ads Act” to regulate political advertising on the Internet and plug the gap in existing laws.
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 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.
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Even as Zee News has been running programmes  questioning  the chargesheet filed in the Kathua rape case, Deepika Singh, lawyer for the Kathua victim’s family, has sent a legal notice To Zee Hindi News for a programme run by Zee Hindi News on April 17 in which Sudhir Chaudhury had alleged that Deepika Singh Rajawat had stayed at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, with the innuendo that she had supported anti-national elements. The notice said, "while my client reiterates that she has never stayed at JNU, she nevertheless firmly believes that there cannot be anything remotely wrong in staying in JNU, if ever she did. Your innuendoes and spreading of communal hatred constituted a threat to her life."    
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