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.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |15/08/2018
Of late all segments of media have reported evidence of Big Brother watchfulness and attempts to control the narrative on government performance.
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.
BY KATH WOODWARD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/06/2018
Women have been hired to offer commentary at the men’s World Cup, their presence brings out the worst in male fellow pundits.
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,
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.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/04/2018
The Delhi High Court levies a Rs 10 lakh fine on media houses which named the victim, but the offenders were many more than those issued notices by the court. How the Indian media reports such cases merits constant scrutiny,
BY HASEENA SHAIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/04/2018
TV9 Telugu does not need to be taught lessons on women’s rights, ethics or the right to privacy. We know what we are doing.
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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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