Indian media

OPEN TO OPINION

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Communal Polarisation, Islam, Indian media, Indian Muslims

Media must desist from fanning anti-Muslim sentiments

Journalism is failing in its role of objective reporting and analysis and continues its job by rehashing tired narratives of 'radical Islam'.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Indian media, Yogi Adityanath, Finance bill 2017

Media failed to cover Finance Bill because Parliament reportage is non-existent

This impending disaster was unfolding before our eyes and, surprisingly, nobody seemed to care.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Islam, Indian media, Nahid Afrin

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin's fatwa that wasn't

On a no-news day, they can go to any mosque, or catch hold of anyone with a long beard. They will get enough masala.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Sting operation, Death, Lance Naik Roy Mathew, Indian media

Death of Roy Matthew featuring in ‘Sahayak system’ exposé raises urgent questions

The Army’s branding of his demise as ‘suicide’ appears hasty and custom-made to bury a huge embarrassment.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Indian media, Sports, Objectifying women, HT Brunch

Why I felt HT Brunch's coverage of national women's football team was sexist

I wonder if its next issue will feature the men’s football team interviewed and 'groomed' by a lifestyle journalist.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  3-minute read
Journalism, Indian media, The Telegraph

ABP has let everyone, anyone who worked with it ever, down

The house we knew and loved was big-hearted and generous, a house that always gave back to those who gave their best to it.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Journalism, Indian media

Splashing pictures of 500kg Egyptian woman was insensitive

Imagine the trauma of being suddenly exposed to shutterbugs for someone like Eman Ahmed who had not moved or left her home in 25 years.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indian media, Modi government, Demonetisation

Neither Modi nor his government likes journalists to ask questions

Reporters aren't postal staff who pick up letters and drop them to addresses without any ifs and buts. Are they?