Minor incidents involving the waving of Pakistani or ISIS flags are being turned into major events worth fulminating over by TRP-hungry TV channels. This easy publicity is giving oxygen to separatism and jihadi forces.
Arnab Goswami has redefined the news category on TV, and the others are rebranding themselves as "not Times Now" to check if the old safe news categories are still relevant.
On 14 February, CP Kuruvilla, one of the best news journalists in business ever, died. His contribution can never be measured by the positions he held, but by the number of talented people he nurtured.
Ben Bradlee, former Executive Editor of the Washington Post, who died this week, was in constant combat with his New York Times rival Abe Rosenthal.
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.
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
Kejriwal had a good idea - a fight against corruption. He made bold moves in Delhi and came close to winning as he got lucky. But no gambler can keep winning forever. At some point one has to earn a living by focus and effort.
All political parties believe they are targeted by unfavourable media coverage some time or the other. But the real issue if biases are unavoidable. But usually one bias cancels out the other, and collectively the media has some credibility
The Sahara Group, which is yet to comply with a SC order to refund Rs 24,000-and-odd crore to investors, is trying to overawe a journalist with a defamation case
You will find umpteen stories in the Indian media taking up the case of the maid, but you will not find one in the US media making out a strong case for her employer Devyani Khobragade
The social media has ensured that mainstream media discusses real issues despite its past and present cosy relationships with the establishment.
The purchase of BusinessWorld by exchange4media shows which way the wind is beginning to blow.
Dalits do not abound in the media; and those who have made it there feel that they are discriminated against, especially in the regional media
The evil of "cross-media"ownership is vastly exaggerated. Official efforts to control this are nothing more than efforts to try and control the media itself
Are Sonia Gandhi and the Congress party planning their own TV channel? There are strong reasons to speculate on it
The Andhra CM is flagging off one more TV channel - one funded by over 200,000 ordinary people. Politics, it seems, is incomplete with media ownership