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Shakti Mills re-visited Is it wrong to turn a rape survivor into a hashtag?

Aug 19, 2014

Shakti Mills re-visited Is it wrong to turn a rape survivor into a hashtag?

With that attention-grabbing headline, Sonia Khan writes for GRISTmedia what could be the definitive insider account of the intern who was gang-raped inside Shakti Mills. Definitive because the survivor has not written anything and Khan has written it with her permission. #MediaCrit #Tarun Tejpal #GoodReads #Nirbhaya #Shakti Mills gangrape
Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Jul 22, 2014

Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Am I shocked? Yes. Am I impressed that this opens up a brand new avenue of sex education and sexual options for the masses and classes alike? Yes. That said, a little more subtlety and originality could have made the ad more impressive. #MediaCrit #Advertisement #Milind Soman #Old Spice #Cobra Deo #Axe Deo
Is Economic Times in a turf war with the Times of India?

Apr 11, 2014

Is Economic Times in a turf war with the Times of India?

Are we seeing a turf war between editors or senior management at the two titles? The short answer to the question: no. #Politics #MediaCrit #Times of India #white paper #Bennett #Economic Times #Coleman and Company Limited #Turf War #General news
Digital journalism: How the internet will save the Indian press

Dec 06, 2013

Digital journalism: How the internet will save the Indian press

The Indian media are at a tipping point, hobbled by suspect financing, a history of servility, and a massive loss of public trust. The internet is no silver bullet, but it most certainly represents a lifeline. #ThisisNext #MediaCrit #Indian media #Newspapers #Caravan #Digital Journalism #Vinod Jose #Digital News

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland
Rahul Gandhi and Kargil: Where are the critical media?

Nov 08, 2012

Rahul Gandhi and Kargil: Where are the critical media?

Did the media let off Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi too easy over his comments linking FDI in the retail sector to the Kargil conflict? #Media #MediaCrit #Rahul Gandhi #FDI #Kargil