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Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80 billion offer for Time Warner

Aug 06, 2014

Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80 billion offer for Time Warner

Rupert Murdoch has said his 21st Century Fox group had withdrawn its bid for Time Warner, a massive offer which could have shaken up the media-entertainment world. #Rupert Murdoch #Media #Time Warner #MediaWatch #Fox Group #Fox Network
Infosys defamation suit: Why media should fight for its quick disposal

Jun 10, 2014

Infosys defamation suit: Why media should fight for its quick disposal

Thanks to the slow speed at which courts in India operate, defamation suits could be, and are, used to bully and harass smaller media products. #social media #Infosys #Media #The Economic Times #The Times of India #Newspapers #MediaWatch #Defamation Suits #The Financial Express #defame
When Rajdeep Sardesai and Arnab Goswami discussed Narendra Modi

Jun 08, 2014

When Rajdeep Sardesai and Arnab Goswami discussed Narendra Modi

It was an evening most 9-pm couch potatoes would have loved to watch. The top two of Indian news television Editor-in-Chief of IBN18 Rajdeep Sardesai and Editor-in-Chief of Times Now Arnab Goswami on the same panel, yes, a seat away from each other, discussing Narendra Modi. #Politics #India #Narendra Modi #Journalism #Rajdeep Sardesai #Uday Shankar #Kumar Ketkar #Media Watch #Arnab Goswami #RedInk Awards
What Modi baiters and bhakts will say on 12 and 16 May

May 08, 2014

What Modi baiters and bhakts will say on 12 and 16 May

With only one phase of polling left, the fate of the 16th Lok Sabha is sealed. The last phase involves polling for 41 seats in UP. Bengal and Bihar. This phase will determine the BJP's final tally, but not significantly change the outcome #India #UPA #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Modi #NDA #Elections 2014 #Media Watch #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #9th Phase of Polling
The NYT's Modiphobia: bias masquerading as fact

Mar 28, 2014

The NYT's Modiphobia: bias masquerading as fact

Reportage by the western media has always been a bit jaundiced. With the rise of Modi in the Indian political landscape, even the NYT is barely able to conceal its biases #Narendra Modi #New York Times #Media Watch

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Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners

Apr 28, 2013

Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners

Media owners are bound to device unorthodox options. But journalism is defined by the choices journalists make. #India #Times of India #Media Watch #Sharadha group

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Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners

Aug 26, 2014

Breaking Bad, Miley Cyrus And Beyoncé Find Their Way Into College Courses: Cause For Concern?

Skidmore College (The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gender and Media), Rutgers University (Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyonce), and SUNY Buffalo (Breaking Down Breaking Bad) are not the only colleges catering to popular Film, TV and... #Miley Cyrus #Harry Potter #Beyonce Knowles #Montclair State University #SUNY, Buffalo
Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners

Aug 25, 2014

Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions

Oklahoma prison officials violated the 1st Amendment when they closed the blinds to witnesses during a botched execution in April, media and civil liberties advocates allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday... #American Civil Liberties Union #Oklahoma
Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners

Aug 25, 2014

Advertising: Emmys Live Broadcast Gets a Chance to Shine

As advertisers become more interested in big events that viewers watch in real time, the Primetime Emmy Awards garner more attention with a social media and digital media push... #American Civil Liberties Union #Oklahoma