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Sep 14, 2018
Hate speech in India: Media's rabble-rousing doesn't help cause, proves counter-productive to free speechThe problem of hate speech is compounded when propagated by members of the press. This is because unlike the situation where the person making the hate speech is a politician or an ordinary citizen/internet user, the media is expected to be comparatively neutral while reporting events.
Aug 17, 2018
On day after Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise, Kerala floods get sparse coverage in several English dailiesOn Friday, most English newspapers gave more prominent coverage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death than floods in Kerala.
Aug 15, 2018
On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear," George Orwell wrote in his essay highlighting the importance of upholding freedom of the press
Aug 08, 2018
Editors Guild of India issues statement decrying government attempts to interfere with press freedomThe Editors Guild of India on Wednesday decried "all attempts" by the government to "interfere" with the independence of the media, taking strong note of senior journalists of two TV channels quitting
Jan 12, 2018
Indians trust national media more than Americans, finds Pew study: Across the boards, Indian media scores better than US counterpartA significant majority of Indians believe that news reporting by their mainstream media is fair and objective, a survey has said.
Dec 29, 2017
Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill: How Indian media reacted to passing of landmark legislationOn Friday, media outlets across the country reacted cautiously to the triple talaq bill issue and from commenting on what the move entails for women
Nov 30, 2017
Narendra Modi urges Indian media to focus on positive development, says it will help give direction to countryPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invoked late President APJ Abdul Kalam to urge the media to give up negativity and focus on positive developments to help give direction to the country.
Sep 23, 2017
Suprateek Chatterjee fired for wishing Modi's death on Twitter: Media espousing violence is a dangerous trendHaving been the editor of seven newspapers in India and abroad these past 46 years I would gladly submit that I would have had no hesitation in banning columnist Suprateek Chatterjee for his tweets indicating his delight in case someone killed Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jul 12, 2017
Amarnath yatra attack: Media raises patriotism debate again; will there be an end to this frivolity?The national political discourse following the attack on Amarnath yatris in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be controlled before it goes out of hand. You cannot be a patriot by branding other countrymen as unpatriotic.
Jul 02, 2017
P Sainath continues to illuminate stories from the India the mainstream press forgot'Between cynical pessimism and blind optimism, there exists a wide stretch called hope. I live there,' says veteran journalist P Sainath