Journals and Magazines

How Gandhi led Niranjan Takle to the Judge Loya story

BY JYOTI PUNWANI| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/04/2018

At a commemorative meeting in Mumbai the journalist who did the story for Caravan talks about how Loya’s family decided that he should be the one to tell their story.

 

Gag order against Caravan vacated

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |22/02/2018

The Delhi High Court has vacated the injunction order against Caravan Magazine in the 50 Crore defamation case filed by IIPM founder Arindam Chaudhuri. Chaudhari had filed the case after the magazine published an article titled "Sweet smell of success – How Arindam Chaudhuri made a fortune out of the aspirations and insecurities of..

 

The Challenge of Editing the EPW-I

BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017

In 68 years, the Economic and Political Weekly has gone through significant changes, mirroring the changes in India. Its uniqueness cannot be over-stated..

 

The Challenge of Editing the EPW-II

BY C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY| IN OPINION |10/08/2017

How did it maintain a fine balance between political commentary and academic research? How did it cope with trends in academia?

 

Romila Thapar and others: averse to public debate?

BY AJAZ ASHRAF| IN OPINION |23/07/2017

The EPW controversy shows that India’s public intellectuals wish to pay a minimal price for speaking out.

 

EPW Chaos: Why shoot the messenger?

BY ANUP KUMAR| IN OPINION |22/07/2017

If the members of the board were concerned about protecting the academic research character of the journal they chose the wrong person to serve as the editor.

 

Chronicle of a death not foretold

BY AUNOHITA MOJUMDAR| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |14/11/2016

The editor’s farewell piece from ‘Fact and Fiction’ the last issue of Himal in its current incarnation.

 

Image building awards

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |06/10/2016

The Outlook Group killed several birds with one stone last night (Oct. 5): it cashed in on the social media craze in the country  by instituting the Lloyd-Outlook Social Media (OSM) Awards in a bunch of interesting categories including MLA of the year. It made up to the BJP  by having..

 

India Today fantasises

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |23/09/2016

Media fantasies about punishing Pakistan get more juvenile by the day. India Today's latest cover story  is called 'How to punish Pakistan' with a cover picture of the Pakistan flag being wrung. It contains graphic depictions of options the country has: a covert operation to eliminate JeM chief Maulana Masoor Azhar in..

 

Pak lifts ban on IT

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |16/09/2016

Pakistan had blocked the India Today website earlier this week after a recent issue of the news magazine carried a picture of Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif with a photoshopped slap mark on his face. The picture, which appeared on the cover of the September 5 issue of India Today with the headline..

 

Cheering aggressive PM

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |31/08/2016

Is India Today competing with Times Now? Its latest  cover  could have been designed by Arnab Goswami, featuring as it does a photograph of the Pak Army chief with the imprint of a slap on his face. Says the text,"By upping the ante, the Indian prime minister had slapped the Pakistan Army,..

 

Outlook refuses to be muzzled by FIR over its story

BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |10/08/2016

The filing of a complaint against an Outlook investigation on child trafficking in Assam is the latest attempt to silence the media

 

Confession vindicates Tehelka

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |27/01/2016

The confession  of the constable in the Chungkham Sanjit case also helps two vindicate two journalists who have faced repeated enquiries since then. Six and a half years ago Tehelka magazine carried photographs of a man being shot dead in an alleged encounter, following which the then correspondent who procured..

 

Mob attacks Caravan office

IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |07/02/2014

After the Caravan's latest issue published an interview in which serial bomb blasts accused Swami Aseemanand claimed RSS top leaders, including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, knew of the conspiracy, the magazine alleges that their Delhi and Mumbai offices have been getting threatening phone calls. Today a mob of Hindu Sena..

 

The Tejpal media trial-Part I

BY A HOOT study| IN BOOKS |30/01/2014

Journalists themselves as victims and perpetrators of sexual violence is new territory for the media to handle, and balance has been difficult to maintain.

 

Lessons from the Outlook Group closures

BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |08/08/2013

Even after post-closure confabulations with management, editors of these magazines are no wiser as to what really sparked the decision.

 

Tehelka’s election-time tinderbox

BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |25/10/2007

Headlines Today assumes the totally out-of-character role of a platform for politically charged investigation.

 

For the Muslim girl

BY Womens Feature Service| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/05/2007

Around 400,000 Muslim teen girls in the US were looking for a lifestyle. magazine in keeping within their value system.

 

Tehelka exposes paedophilia in Goa

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |10/08/2004

India’s investigative paper did a sting on Goa’s worst-kept secret -- paedophilia or child-sex abuse along the state’s tourist beaches.

 

In Defence of Communalism Combat

IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/12/2004

As a columnist Tavleen Singh is proving to be just the opposite of what she used to be as a journalist

 

EPW and the thinking Indian

BY Guha| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/03/2004

A magazine that represents an emphatic triumph of content over form has lost an editor.

 

 

Tehelka: up and running

BY Vij| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |16/02/2004

 

 

The Press must represent the public: Tejpal

BY Noronha| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/01/2004

"At the heart of the paper are two Cøs. Crusading, constructive journalism. We will not only expose, and knock those doing wrong, but also appreciate those doing the right thing."

 

No proof, no bail, Tehelka reporter rots in jail

IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/08/2002

 

Six months after the Tehelka sting

BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/04/2002

 

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