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  • Offensive social media post sparks protest in T’gana town

    Offensive social media post sparks protest in T’gana town

    On Saturday night, a large number of people gathered in front of the One Town police station, demanding action against the man who made derogatory comments about Prophet Muhammad in a WhatsApp group.

    June 12, 2022
  • Media war

    Media war

    The notion that the free flow of information is the best weapon for the USA and Europe against foreign adversaries has been brought into question by the very powers that have championed this thesis globally, at times very patronisingly.

    April 20, 2022
  • 180 media outlets closed in past seven months in Afghanistan

    180 media outlets closed in past seven months in Afghanistan

    On Tuesday, Afghanistan's National House of Journalists in its latest survey said Afghan media outlets have been affected the most after the Taliban takeover as a result only 290 media outlets are active in the war-torn country, Khaama Press reported.

    March 17, 2022
  • Study finds traditional media has little impact on well-being

    Study finds traditional media has little impact on well-being

    The researchers found that those who consumed books, magazines, or audiobooks had similar happiness and anxiety levels to those who did not, while those who engaged with music, television, films, and video games tended to have lower happiness and higher anxiety levels than those who did not.

    January 7, 2022
  • Rahul Gandhi lashes out at media, says ‘stop government dalali’

    Rahul Gandhi lashes out at media, says ‘stop government dalali’

    This is not the first time that Rahul got irked at media and targeted them alleging that they work in favour of the government. Of late, in the past week, the Congress MP has targeted the media at least thrice.

    December 21, 2021
  • Open secret

    Open secret

    The BCCI has moved heaven and earth to get the IPL going for a second time in the current season since it came to be interrupted, having previously brazened it out when India struggled against the killer disease

    September 26, 2021
  • Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    The proposed law gives sweeping powers to the body to control independent media organisations through coercive measures, the editorial stated

    August 15, 2021
  • Congress slams govt for IT raids on media houses

    Congress slams govt for IT raids on media houses

    The IT raid on Dainik Bhaskar highlights the dangerous, dismissive, and draconian nature of the BJP government."

    July 22, 2021
  • ‘Asian media appear to be weathering storms better than expected’: Experts discuss Covid’s impact on media

    ‘Asian media appear to be weathering storms better than expected’: Experts discuss Covid’s impact on media

    The session was co-organized by China Daily, University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai International Studies University and Asia News Network.

    December 24, 2020
  • Routine, required

    Routine, required

    “Any attack on the freedom of the Press is detrimental to the national interest, democracy cannot survive without a free and fearless media… a robust and vibrant media is as important as an independent judiciary in consolidating democracy and strengthening Constitutional rule of law,” the Vice-President said.

    November 18, 2020
  • Media matters

    Media matters

    Given the state of play in the content-generation/ dissemination industry, the case for an independent regulatory mechanism has, despite the acute discomfort of industry professionals and media organisations, gained massive traction.

    November 13, 2020
  • Media in focus

    Media in focus

    The Council has drawn attention to several breaches which include narrating a one-sided story, relying on gossip, giving excessive publicity to the victim, suspects and witnesses, conducting a parallel trial and seeking to sensationalise reports.

    September 1, 2020
  • Assam media forum bats for MCI to curb ethical violations

    Assam media forum bats for MCI to curb ethical violations

    The forum warned that unless there is a comprehensive set of guidelines covering electronic media and digital platform along with the print, transgressions might continue which would only put media persons at risk of official strong arm action.

    August 20, 2020
  • Options before mainstream media

    Options before mainstream media

    While media is a business and has bills to pay like all businesses, it is not just any business. Unless content curators drive the company, the knowledge – as opposed to merely information – space which is up for grabs across the Indian media landscape cannot be occupied.

    August 14, 2020
  • Press Council of India member resigns citing ‘deep crisis’ in media

    Press Council of India member resigns citing ‘deep crisis’ in media

    BR Gupta was appointed as a PCI member for a three-year term on May 30, 2018.

    June 4, 2020
  • SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL filed by journalists’ bodies on job loss, wage cuts in media during lockdown

    SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL filed by journalists’ bodies on job loss, wage cuts in media during lockdown

    The PIL has sought a direction to all persons publishing newspapers or engaged with media work including digital media and employing journalists and non-journalists for this purpose to treat all termination of service notices issued, resignation from services received from employees pursuant to a request from the employers whether oral or in writing, all wage reductions, all directions to go on leave without pay, taking place after the announcement of the 25 lockdown as suspended with immediate effect until further orders.

    April 27, 2020
  • Worst kind of occupational hazard: Union minister seeks insurance for journalists covering pandemic

    Worst kind of occupational hazard: Union minister seeks insurance for journalists covering pandemic

    The Delhi government started COVID-19 testing for mediapersons from Wednesday after 53 journalists tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Mumbai.

    April 24, 2020