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The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it
India

The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it

The media is that solitary institution of democracies across the world that has just one, and one single, function and that is to tell the truth as best it can

Coronavirus pandemic: A systems approach to mitigate the social and economic fallout of COVID-19
Business

Coronavirus pandemic: A systems approach to mitigate the social and economic fallout of COVID-19

We are living in the time of a pandemic that although unique to our generation, mimics the one exactly a century ago. Not only is the pandemic triggered by a respiratory virus, its effect on both human health and livelihoods is similarly astronomical — bringing the wheels of the economy to a halt

Influential media theorist Marshall McLuhan’s 106th Birthday celebrated by Google Doodle
World

Influential media theorist Marshall McLuhan’s 106th Birthday celebrated by Google Doodle

Google commemorated media theorist Marshall McLuhan on his 106th birthday.

Jayalalithaa cardiac arrest: Chennai re-emerges as a city of the wildest rumours
India

Jayalalithaa cardiac arrest: Chennai re-emerges as a city of the wildest rumours

Cardiologists, pulmonologists and a battery of critical care physicians were struggling to revive Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. She had suffered a massive cardiac arrest at 5 pm and had been immediately put on ECMO

Attacks, criticism: How politicians like Donald Trump are using social media to attack mass media
World

Attacks, criticism: How politicians like Donald Trump are using social media to attack mass media

In this spectacle of hatred towards journalists, Trump has conscientiously made this an 'us vs them' battle. While the media bats for an inclusive American society, backing human rights and criticising racism, Trumps messages of new found nationalism reek of fascism and invokes fear of the 'outsider'.

Gujarat tops in attracting private investment: Assocham
Business

Gujarat tops in attracting private investment: Assocham

Acquiring a share of about 14 percent in the tota l outstanding private sector investments worth over Rs 75 lakh crore Gujarat has ranked on top for attracting maximum private investments across India as of December 2012

Mass Effect 3 extended cut: Not perfect, but satisfying
Tech

Mass Effect 3 extended cut: Not perfect, but satisfying

The Extended cut shows that Bioware has been paying careful attention to much of the criticism. Most of the points of concern have been met, even if some have been less satisfactorily handled than others.

Mass Effect 3 extended cut: Not perfect, but satisfying
News & Analysis

Mass Effect 3 extended cut: Not perfect, but satisfying

The Extended cut shows that Bioware has been paying careful attention to much of the criticism. Most of the points of concern have been met, even if some have been less satisfactorily handled than others.

Conservative publisher Breitbart dies in LA at 43
World

Conservative publisher Breitbart dies in LA at 43

Breitbart was an outspoken critic of the mainstream media but was lionised by his fans for his efforts at exposing government corruption and media bias.

UK police believe phone hacking was widespread in 2006
World

UK police believe phone hacking was widespread in 2006

Detectives investigating British tabloid phone hacking in 2006 quickly concluded that the practice was not confined to a rogue News of the World reporter, a police officer who led the inquiry said Wednesday

Murdoch to fight back with launch of 'Sun on Sunday'
World

Murdoch to fight back with launch of 'Sun on Sunday'

Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm is set to launch a Sunday newspaper "very soon" it said on Friday, as the media owner reassured staff he was still committed to their work in Britain.

On which page does the SRK slap belong?
India

On which page does the SRK slap belong?

For Times of India the news is both national news and gossip, for Indian Express and Telegraph, it’s national news (but not gossip), for Mumbai Mirror and Mid-Day it’s city news and gossip and Hindustan Times and DNA think it’s only gossip.

UK watchdog clears WSJ of inflating circulation figures
World

UK watchdog clears WSJ of inflating circulation figures

The Wall Street Journal Europe's circulation figures came under scrutiny in October after former employee Gert Van Mol accused it of artificially inflating its circulation figures

Justice Katju, you’re not an editor and certainly not God
Breaking Views

Justice Katju, you’re not an editor and certainly not God

Justice Katju’s statements suggest that he is making a mockery of the Council and its aims, that he wants to be the sole arbiter of what is good and bad for the citizens of the country.

United and Liverpool share points and jibes
Sports

United and Liverpool share points and jibes

Javier Hernandez's late header cancelled out Steven Gerrard's opener in a 1-1 draw on Saturday that put the brakes on the Premier League champions' title defence.

Murdoch bids goodbye to Wapping headquarters
World

Murdoch bids goodbye to Wapping headquarters

The media tycoon plans to dispose of the 15-acre site rather than redevelop it for his remaining newspapers. Murdoch is ditching plans made three years ago to redevelop the newspaper HQ as a campus hosting staff from a number of its companies.

5 instances of Hollywood tech in real life
News & Analysis

5 instances of Hollywood tech in real life

Given Samsung's charge that Apple's iPad was inspired by tablet computers shown in scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, here are five of bits of tech that started on the screen and have since come to life:

5 instances of Hollywood tech in real life
Tech

5 instances of Hollywood tech in real life

Given Samsung's charge that Apple's iPad was inspired by tablet computers shown in scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, here are five of bits of tech that started on the screen and have since come to life:

CNN and Zite: Buying innovation or killing it?
Tech

CNN and Zite: Buying innovation or killing it?

With CNN's purchase of iPad news app Zite, digital media mavens worry that big companies are where innovation goes to die.

Of horses’ asses, 22-minute debates and news channels
Ideas

Of horses’ asses, 22-minute debates and news channels

If news television in India is to survive, it needs to worry, as Kerry Packer did, about what the viewer wants, not what the channel wants.