Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicForeign media

Topic: Foreign media

West read Emergency wrong. India’s democracy mattered little to US, UK, Russia

Archival documents on the Emergency show the incredible ease with which national capitals across the world pivoted to the new realities of India’s constitutional autocracy.

India’s apocalyptic oxygen crisis needs triage. Govt must save maximum lives, and its reputation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

NYT under fire for ‘firing’ scribe over tweet, but many media houses now watch employees’ posts

From NYT, Guardian and BBC to Indian news outlets, stricter policies on social media usage for employees are in place.

NYT, FT among foreign journalists in Kashmir on Centre’s invitation to ‘take a view’ on polls

Move marks a major departure from Modi government’s earlier position to restrict foreign correspondents from travelling to Jammu and Kashmir. 

Press Council says Indian media is responsible for verifying foreign content before publishing

Media watchdog says it has considered references received from govt on responsibility of Indian newspapers in publishing foreign content, and thinks unregulated circulation is ‘not desirable’.

Prasar Bharati tweets on WSJ journalist latest in its criticism of ‘biased’ foreign press

Prasar Bharti has time and again accused foreign media of “biased” and “fake” reportage, with CEO Vempati saying such coverage creates wrong perception of India. 

‘Cherished goal of Hindus’ to ‘surprising’ timing — how foreign press read Ayodhya verdict

Almost all Western papers say the verdict is in sync with PM Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda & helps BJP fulfill its key election promise.

How foreign media coverage of Kashmir crisis has become a headache for Modi govt

Since 5 August, the day the Modi govt scrapped Article 370, many foreign publications have carried reportage & editorials deemed ‘negative’ by pro-govt voices.

BBC to New York Times – Why Indian governments have always been wary of foreign press

Be it India or China or Russia – you can be sure that when a country accuses the foreign media of biased coverage, it has something it wants to hide.

Home ministry says no ban on foreign journalists in Assam, but they need permit

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a clarification after a news report in Assam Tribune said foreign journalists were asked to leave the state.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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