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 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  6-minute read
Media credibility, Newspaper, Trp, TV News

What the TRP bomb means for the future of media

There is a major disruption around the corner in the world of media. No one knows the shape of things to come, but it is for certain that content will once again be the king.


 |  4-minute read
News channels, Tv reporting, Journalism

In Defence of TV Journalism: A reporter from the ground tells you the other side

Here is an unabashed shout out to all my predecessors and peers who have been a part of making an honest effort at TV reportage.


 |  10-minute read
Book excerpt, Breaking news, Journalism, Fake news

Why we fall for fake news

An exclusive excerpt from Rob Brotherton’s latest book, Bad News: Why we fall for fake news, that delves into the psychology of news and fake news despite the unprecedented abundance of information.


 |  9-minute read
Journalism, Press Freedom, Emergency, Kuldip nayar

Remembering Kuldip Nayar: A man who chose the right way over the easy path

Nayar was an intellectual, a journalist, an activist, a humanist. He suffered Partition and the Emergency but his experiences only strengthened his goodness.


 |  4-minute read
Civil liberties, Emergency, Journalism, Kuldip nayar

Remembering Kuldip Nayar, an uncompromising editor, a conscience-keeper and India-Pakistan peacenik

The renowned journalist and civil liberties activist passed away at the age of 95.


 |  8-minute read
Journalism, Theatre, Sadanand Menon, Sexual harassment

Why it's ironic Chennai forum used Sadanand Menon's Spaces to talk about sexual harassment

There have been several allegations of predatory behaviour by the prominent arts editor.


 |  10-minute read
Prabhash Joshi, Sridevi, Journalism, Neelabh Mishra

Goodbye my friend Neelabh Mishra. The sky won't be the same without you

Many a time it was said that I was his younger brother.


 |  Bite Soldier  |  9-minute read
Harvard address, India Today group, Hate Speech, Fake news

Reject journalism that drives hate, worried about ratings: Rahul Kanwal's Harvard address

Those who like the government will say that we are way too critical. Those who hate the government will say that we are not critical enough.


 |  3-minute read
TV News, Journalism, Pakistan, Chand Nawab

Pakistani journalist reporting own wedding (and other ridiculous TV news) makes even Indian media shine

We care a lot about cows, but have we ever dared to interview a buffalo?


 |  7-minute read
BJP, Media, Modi interview, Journalism

I saw PM Modi's interview on TV recently and I'm shocked at the state of Indian journalism

When journalists conduct themselves like courtiers, they damn journalism.