Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIndian Media

Topic: Indian Media

Hindu upper-caste Indian media is a lot like White-dominated South Africa

Two surveys confirmed our worst suspicions about caste, gender, and religion across Indian media.

As NDTV shares skyrocket after Adani bid, here’s how stock markets are valuing news firms

NDTV’s current market capitalisation at Rs 3518.52 crore is much more than that of oldest and leading media houses.

‘Kangaroo’ courts by media affecting health of democracy, says CJI NV Ramana

CJI Ramana said while Print media still has a certain degree of accountability, electronic media has zero accountability as what it shows vanishes into thin air.

India’s media & entertainment industry to be worth Rs 4.3 lakh crore by 2026, says PwC report

PwC report predicts that India will overtake China as the 'biggest world market for print edition readership in 2025'.

How Punjabi journalists became ‘willing tool’ for extremists and police after Blue Star

In 'Turmoil in Punjab', Ramesh Inder Singh gives an eyewitness account of Operation Blue Star and how the strife in the state led to terrorism in the media.

Why most Indians don’t trust news? A study of land conflicts answers

CSEP researchers studied 714 land conflicts in India to find that beyond being ‘influenced’ or ‘sensationalised’, there are objective reasons that decide media coverage.

These 5 journalists were killed in India in 2021. 4 ‘murdered’, 1 died on dangerous assignment

Watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists says India has highest number of journalists who were killed in 'retribution' for their work this year. ThePrint tracks the cases, and where they stand.

All political talk in India is obsessing over 2024. The real deal is 2025

Much was made of Mohan Bhagwat's meeting with media editors recently, but not too many took note of his talks with book publishers a few months ago.

NDTV, The Week journalists honoured with International Press Institute award

The award for excellence in journalism has been jointly given to NDTV's Sreenivasan Jain and Mariyam Alavi, and The Week's Lakshmi Subramanian and Bhanu Prakash Chandra.

How Subhash Chandra is fighting to keep control of his media empire

The 70-year-old tycoon risks losing control just as Zee’s prospects are looking up. The media mogul is looking for ways to raise his family’s shareholding.

On Camera

YourTurn

General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.