BY SAI VINOD| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |04/07/2018
NDA government cuts ads to the Indian Express second year running, and leading Hindi newspapers get more by way of advertising than leading English ones.
BY P RAMAN| IN BOOKS |27/06/2018
The post-Emergency Press Council, reconstituted in 1978, was a taller body than its current avatar,
IN RESEARCH STUDIES |15/06/2018
Facebook declines as a source of news for users, WhatsApp picks up, and trust in news across nearly 40 countries covered in the report averages 44 per cent.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN BOOKS |02/06/2018
Ravish Kumar’s chronicling of fear and hate in the times of The Great Leader and his IT Cell.
BY ADITYA SINHA| IN BOOKS |24/05/2018
Reflections on working with Dulat and Durrani and what it took to make their experiences readable and gripping
BY GEETA SESHU| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |02/05/2018
Free Speech in 2018: Murder, violence, threats, gags, and policy clampdowns – that’s how the year started.
BY VIKAS KUMAR| IN SPECIAL REPORTS |13/03/2018
With party ads playing a big role, the issue for the media is how to ensure a level playing field so that money does not decide the election outcome. But civil society placed ads too.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN BOOKS |17/02/2018
A new collection of essays provide a magisterial overview of the empirical and critical scholarship on the subject.
BY CHITRA NARAYANAN| IN BOOKS |12/02/2018
The platform created celebrities out of virtual nobodies, millionaires out of paupers, and showed that it could shape political propaganda and give rise to movements.
IN SPECIAL REPORTS |20/01/2018
The Hoot’s annual report attempts a state-wise overview of the climate for media freedom and free speech.
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Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

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