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Sheena Bora murder case: Media needs to stop Stone Age reportage for TRPs

Sep 03, 2015

Sheena Bora murder case: Media needs to stop Stone Age reportage for TRPs

Every twist and turn in the Sheena Bora murder case is an opportunity to be turned into big, breaking news, bringing in more eyeballs, higher TRPs and thereby, higher revenue. #Media #InMyOpinion #Peter Mukerjea #Indrani Mukerjea #Siddhartha Das #Stone Age journalism #journakism
Rich countries face major risk of flooding due to increased coastal population, shows study

Aug 07, 2015

Rich countries face major risk of flooding due to increased coastal population, shows study

It has long been thought that wealthy countries, bolstered with more money for infrastructure investment, face lower risks of flooding. #World #Floods #Study #US journal Science #Flooding in rich countries #University of Antwerp and Matthew Kirwan
Infographic: Freedom of press in India is worse than Afganistan

Jul 24, 2015

Infographic: Freedom of press in India is worse than Afganistan

When it comes to freedom of Press, India ranks 136 out of 180 countries, a poor record which needs to be rectified. #India #Journalism #Finland #Reporters Without Borders #World Press Freedom Index #Eritrea #Infographic #Shareworthy
UN official resigns amid scandal over sex abuse report

Jul 23, 2015

UN official resigns amid scandal over sex abuse report

A top UN official who was allegedly informed of a sex abuse scandal before it became public is resigning, a spokeswoman for the United Nations said on Wednesday. #World #NewsTracker #UN #Journalism #Sex scandal #sex abuse #Human Rights Commission #Flavia Pansieri
UGC asks universities to avoid content promoting terrorism

Jul 17, 2015

UGC asks universities to avoid content promoting terrorism

The UGC's recommendation is in line with the Administrative Reforms Commission's 8th report on combating terrorism. #Terrorism #Education #PolicyWatch #UGC #Mass communication and journalism
Chinese reporter freed after nine month detention

Jul 10, 2015

Chinese reporter freed after nine month detention

A Chinese journalist detained for nine months after helping a German magazine report on democracy protests in Hong Kong has been released, she told AFP Friday, though associates said her lawyer was being held. #World #China #NewsTracker #Germany #Censorship #Journalism #Human Rights #Die Zeit
No country for journalists: Two reporters murdered in Mexico

Jul 03, 2015

No country for journalists: Two reporters murdered in Mexico

A journalist was shot dead as he left his radio station in southern Mexico on Thursday while a second reporter was murdered in an eastern state, officials said. #World #NewsTracker #Journalism #Mexico #reporter #Freedom of Expression
Egypt court ruling in Al Jazeera journalists retrial on 30 July

Jun 29, 2015

Egypt court ruling in Al Jazeera journalists retrial on 30 July

An Egyptian court said today it will deliver its verdict on July 30 in the retrial of two Al-Jazeera journalists who were previously sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. #Egypt #Al Jazeera #NewsTracker #Journalism #Mohamed Morsi #Peter Greste
More woes for Sonia, Rahul Gandhi: Soon I-T summons over National Herald case?

Jun 24, 2015

More woes for Sonia, Rahul Gandhi: Soon I-T summons over National Herald case?

The Gandhis are most likely to get summons from the Income Tax Department to pay tax on Rs 1,300 crore which was fraudulently earned from the transfer of shares of Associated Journal Ltd (AJL), publishers of the now-defunct party newspaper The National Herald. #Sonia Gandhi #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Subramanian Swamy #Rahul Gandhi #National Herald case #Young India Limited #Associated Journal Limited