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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Press Council directs media outlets to not violate 'norms of journalistic conduct'
Entertainment

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Press Council directs media outlets to not violate 'norms of journalistic conduct'

Taking objection to the coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput's case, Press Council said it is not advisable to vigorously report crime related issues on a "day to day basis and comment on the evidence without ascertaining the factual matrix."

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust
India

Must Prasar Bharati spend taxpayers’ money on PTI? Five questions on press trust

The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.

An inhabitant of thresholds: On George Orwell, reclusiveness and the merits of belonging between places as a journalist
India

An inhabitant of thresholds: On George Orwell, reclusiveness and the merits of belonging between places as a journalist

The tyranny of numbers is all around us, in every sphere. How many website hits has the journalistic story got? It’s a good story if it has lots of hits. How many likes on Facebook and retweets on Twitter did the column get? It’s a fine column if it got plenty of those. How good is the television show? Well, it’s the best if it has the highest viewership. In other words, the measure of quality is quantity.

Looking for facts in slew of 'infotainment': On the current state of Indian journalism and finding a way forward
India

Looking for facts in slew of 'infotainment': On the current state of Indian journalism and finding a way forward

Journalism implies an attempt at discovering facts. But people no longer know, and oftentimes no longer care, what is fact and what is fiction.

In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA
India

In Bareilly jail, I was the guardian of all Kashmiris, says journalist Qazi Shibli after 9 months of detention under PSA

On 25 April, Qazi Shibli, a south Kashmir-based journalist and editor, returned home after nine month in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly

Media usage during COVID-19 lockdown: Indian users flock to FB and WhatsApp; general news sites see numbers rise
World

Media usage during COVID-19 lockdown: Indian users flock to FB and WhatsApp; general news sites see numbers rise

The coronavirus outbreak hasn't just changed the way people live their lives in India and around the world, but has also affected a change in the way news is consumed.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Twitter announces that it will donate $1 million to journalists on field amid global health crisis
News & Analysis

Coronavirus Outbreak: Twitter announces that it will donate $1 million to journalists on field amid global health crisis

Twitter would be donating $1 million equally to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
Life

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar
India

I&B ministry lifts 48-hour ban on Asianet News, Media One over coverage on Delhi riots; 'Govt supports press freedom,' says Javadekar

Centre revoked the 48-hour ban imposed on Friday on Malayalam news channels Asianet News and Media One for reportage of Delhi riots that could 'enhance communal disharmony' across the country

President Ram Nath Kovind says journalism passing through critical phase, 'fake news' emerging as new menace
India

President Ram Nath Kovind says journalism passing through critical phase, 'fake news' emerging as new menace

Fake news has emerged as a new menace whose purveyors proclaim themselves as journalists and taint this noble profession, the president said at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism awards ceremony in New Delhi

Karnataka Rajyotsava 2019: BS Yediyurappa to award state's second-highest civilian honour to 64 people today
India

Karnataka Rajyotsava 2019: BS Yediyurappa to award state's second-highest civilian honour to 64 people today

Rajyotsava Awards is the second-highest civilian honor of Karnataka and is conferred annually by the state government

Life on exoplanets and the danger of single studies: What K2-18b taught us about science writing
science

Life on exoplanets and the danger of single studies: What K2-18b taught us about science writing

Covering new research advances is valuable, even when the underlying science is unsettled. But there are also risks.

The Morning Show trailer: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell fight for high stakes in Apple's newsroom drama
Entertainment

The Morning Show trailer: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell fight for high stakes in Apple's newsroom drama

The Morning Show is going to take the audience on a journey of the "high-stakes drama" taking a look at the people behind morning TV and teases heavy take on journalism.

Barkha Dutt lashes out at Kapil Sibal, wife over layoffs of HTN Tiranga TV journalists, vows to continue fight despite defamation threats
India

Barkha Dutt lashes out at Kapil Sibal, wife over layoffs of HTN Tiranga TV journalists, vows to continue fight despite defamation threats

Senior journalist Barkha Dutt on Monday hit out at Congress leader Kapil Sibal over the 'appalling' laying off and withholding the salaries of 200 employees of Noida-based HTN Tiranga TV

RedInk Awards 2019: Sonali Jain of Firstpost wins prize under 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' category
India

RedInk Awards 2019: Sonali Jain of Firstpost wins prize under 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' category

Former Tribune journalist, Rachna Khaira bagged the 'RedInk Journalist of the Year Award' for her far-reaching expose on the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of Indian (UIDAI) and its Aadhar data cache, reported Outlook.

New York Times decides to stop publishing political cartoons: Media freedom takes yet another hit
World

New York Times decides to stop publishing political cartoons: Media freedom takes yet another hit

Press freedom took another hit as New York Times decided to stop publishing political cartoons.

Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?
India

Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?

If, after what he has one, Prashant Kanojia is to be the face of India’s press freedom, there is a serious problem with the way the media has internalised that freedom.

Aliens abducting AN-32 aircraft to heat wave theory, Indian television news media serves up conspiracies with elan
India

Aliens abducting AN-32 aircraft to heat wave theory, Indian television news media serves up conspiracies with elan

In the past few days, the excellent media has brought to us at least two extraordinary stories that would otherwise have remained hidden from us because of the bias of the remaining presstitutes in the (poorly) Paid Media, namely: that aliens had abducted the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh; and that North India is terribly hot because of our enemies, the evil Pakistanis, who are causing hot weather here. They are clearly succeeding in this nefarious design because the temperature reached a hellish 48 degrees in the holy city of Delhi, where so many sages live.

Narendra Modi's interview to Akshay Kumar is as much smart strategy as a snub to the media
India

Narendra Modi's interview to Akshay Kumar is as much smart strategy as a snub to the media

With Narendra Modi choosing to interview with Akshay Kumar instead of a journalist, leaders in the media must realise that until this lost credibility is redeemed by good, strong journalism, surrogates will be easily found, and we will tamely report it.