Indian media

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POLITICS

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Indian media, RSS, CPM, Kerala

In Kerala, media lies are helping RSS spread propaganda

Every murder of an RSS/BJP worker gets amplified in the news while the CPM casualties are conveniently played down or plainly ignored.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Indian media, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Death penalty

Death penalty debate: Media should promote reformatory justice over retributive justice

UPA vice-president candidate Gopalakrishna Gandhi was almost vilified by some sections of the media for advocating abolition of capital punishment.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Indian media, Amarnath Terror Attack, Kashmir crisis

A journalist's account of why Kashmir is a paradise in peril

The media is relentless in their pursuit of exclusives, and Kashmir is always a good harvest.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian media, Donald Trump, Modi meets trump

Trump's ‘You have a friendly press’ compliment to Modi is menacing

Both have an adversarial relation with the non-tabloid media in their countries, but one is ‘managing’ it better.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Journalism, Sumitra Mahajan, Indian media

Lok Sabha Speaker asking media to ‘avoid unpleasant truth’ is anti-national

Sumitra Mahajan has no business advising journalists how to do their job.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
NDTV, Indian media, Donald Trump

Comey calls out NYT, CNN sacks hosts and NDTV is raided – A bad week for media

The CBI raid on NDTV has placed under scrutiny an issue that has festered since the go-go, scam-filled days of UPA-I.

VOICES

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Press Freedom, Prannoy Roy, Indian media

The hypocrisy of the 'Freedom of the Press' campaign

Today, editors hand out assignments at open news meetings to journalists who have no qualms in doing what they are told to do.

VARIETY

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Indian media, CBI, Prannoy Roy, NDTV

Is the government muzzling the media: Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to DailyO

In a freewheeling conversation, the senior journalists says why he feels the media must turn its gaze inward as well.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indian media, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana state

Tough questions the media refuses to ask about Andhra politics

The government should stop slandering political opponents and focus on honouring pre-election commitments.