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Media-corporate war: Now Anil Ambani's Reliance takes 'paid news' dig at TOI
India

Media-corporate war: Now Anil Ambani's Reliance takes 'paid news' dig at TOI

The media-corporate war rages on. This time, a Reliance official hits out at the CEO of Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd, which owns the Times of India group.

Why English media care more about Sandy than Assam floods
India

Why English media care more about Sandy than Assam floods

Where was this interest – let alone concern – when floods ravaged large parts of Assam barely over a month ago? There was hardly any twitter buzz, newspapers and news channels woke up to the tragedy almost as an afterthought.

Zee blackmail case: Indian media must seize this moment
Business

Zee blackmail case: Indian media must seize this moment

The Jindal-Zee fight is a moment of truth for India's media. It can choose to cleanse itself, or lose a golden opportunity.

Jindal-Zee TV: The new, improved, reverse sting
Life

Jindal-Zee TV: The new, improved, reverse sting

In a sting operation gone wrong, meetings between officials of Zee TV and Jindal Power and Steel Limited (JSPL), were taped on audio and video by JSPL. Zee, now finds itself on the receiving end of this sting.

Kolkata: New Bengali paper war hots up
Life

Kolkata: New Bengali paper war hots up

The Bengali newspaper war picks up momentum in Kolkata with the Times of India group all set to launch Ei Shomoi, its Bengali daily, coming week.

Nissan’s innovation makes The Times of India an impossible read
India

Nissan’s innovation makes The Times of India an impossible read

It’s not just Nissan. Brand after brand (aided and abetted by creative and media agencies) are looking for the elusive innovation – much as digital agencies are asked to ‘create a viral’.

Vadragate is an indictment of the Indian media too
Breaking Views

Vadragate is an indictment of the Indian media too

Why is it that the media took up the DLF-Vadra investigation only after Arvind Kejriwal made it an issue?

New Yorker discovers India's paid media, but misses the point
Business

New Yorker discovers India's paid media, but misses the point

The New Yorker gets confirmation from the TOI Group about the existence of pay-for-play, but gets it wrong on the industry's real growth and profitability

IRS Q2 2012: Print continues slide, digital zooms
Business

IRS Q2 2012: Print continues slide, digital zooms

It's not all hunky dory for newspapers in India, as the total readership of the top 10 newspapers in India continues the downward trend. Digital, as a medium, continues to ratchet up impressive numbers.

Anti-Dalit atrocities: We're not asking the right questions
India

Anti-Dalit atrocities: We're not asking the right questions

Is Haryana really the topper in terms of anti-Dalit atrocities? Why doesn't the media look more closely at the numbers?

Newsweek's #MuslimRage cover faces Twitter mockery
World

Newsweek's #MuslimRage cover faces Twitter mockery

The magazine's cover essay, Muslim Rage: How I Survived It, How We Can End It, has spawned a huge response on Twitter.

End of session: Who won the coalgate battle? It’s the media
Politics

End of session: Who won the coalgate battle? It’s the media

Both the Congress and the BJP launched battle of perceptions, none emerged clear winner.

WaPo Simon Denyer’s Zakaria moment
India

WaPo Simon Denyer’s Zakaria moment

After defending his article on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh being a 'tragic figure' in the government, the Washington Post has now attempted to justify taking quotes from another news article.

Why the fall of Xerox Zakaria is unthinkable in Indian media
Breaking Views

Why the fall of Xerox Zakaria is unthinkable in Indian media

The extreme scrutiny and ignominy Fareed Zakaria faced in the US contrasts with how we treat our own media's transgressions.

Social media censorship, and the silence of the lambs
Politics

Social media censorship, and the silence of the lambs

The justification — from within the mainstream media — of the government's blatantly partisan social media clampdown in the guise of defending "national security" betrays a larger professional failing.

NDTV hits back at WPP
Business

NDTV hits back at WPP

As far as the future of the dispute goes, it looks like it is over to the courts. And the tone of the two statements, WPP's of yesterday and NDTV's of today, promise an engrossing battle ahead.

WPP reacts to NDTV's 'hypothetical suit'
Business

WPP reacts to NDTV's 'hypothetical suit'

WPP says there is no merit whatsoever in any of the claims made and that the courts of New York have no jurisdiction to hear NDTV's claims.

With social media curbs, govt is barking up the wrong tree
Breaking Views

With social media curbs, govt is barking up the wrong tree

Free speech isn't absolute, but in attempting to clamp down on social media, the government is looking away from the real source of hate rhetoric, and looking to control the levers of an emerging information power.

Mystery monsoon: How we went from drought to bumper crop
Economy

Mystery monsoon: How we went from drought to bumper crop

The drought-to-bumper crop headline change is symptomatic of all that is wrong with Indian media today.

Shocker! Fareed Zakaria in plagiarism scandal
World

Shocker! Fareed Zakaria in plagiarism scandal

Fareed Zakaria went to war with the gun lobby, but he had a gaping hole in his armour: he plagiarised. And he's been taken down with clinical efficiency.