Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicForeign media

Topic: Foreign media

New book by US scholar reveals how 6 media barons in US & UK aided Hitler’s rise before WW-II

In her book 'The Newspaper Axis', Kathryn Olmsted, a history professor at UC Davis, writes that media's role was central to the western powers' ignorance of the Nazi threat in 1930s.

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.

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YourTurn

Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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