Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: journalism

SubscriberWrites: Journalists must shun biases, report facts — there’s a credibility crisis in the media

Journalism has to be adverserial, question the establishment, not toe a particular line, argues Nischai Vats.

This project combines journalism and music to highlight environmental crimes in the ocean

The Outlaw Ocean Project is a journalistic non-profit that raises awareness about these crimes using both traditional and original models of storytelling.

No, the Western media isn’t biased in reporting Indian Covid. Here’s why

If Covid is the biggest human tragedy of our times, then journalists have to show it, tell it, write it. There is no nationalism involved in journalism.

New York Post reporter quits after being ‘forced’ to write false story on Kamala Harris

A front page story on New York Post Sunday falsely claimed that undocumented minors were being welcomed to the US with copies of a children's book authored by Vice President Harris.

New book offers an insider account into the workings of Indian media

Alok Mehta's 'Power, Press and Politics: Half a Century of Journalism', published by Bloomsbury India, will be released on ThePrint's ‘Soft Cover’ on 17 May.

Balance? ‘Allen v. Farrow’ is showing us what’s wrong with ‘he said, she said’ journalism

Allen v. Farrow has been made in a time that has freed us to take sides. It’s becoming more and more okay to accept that only one side of the story can be true.

Modi should follow Morrison, demand Facebook and Google share revenues with news publishers

Social media companies are taking away most digital advertising revenues by leeching on content created by news organisations. The model is broken.

China jails former lawyer for 4 years over posts about govt’s struggle with Covid

Zhang Zhan's posts included a video of hospital hallways lined with patients on oxygen and another suggesting that people had been charged for virus tests they expected to be free.

Avoid drama & sensation, good news is also news, I&B Minister tells budding journalists

Prakash Javadekar tells new IIMC students not to chase TRPs, highlights Modi govt’s achievements as an example of good news that should also be published.

How Covid has worsened attacks against journalists in Kenya

Kenya has a long history of using repressive laws to silence and punish journalists. The coronavirus made it worse.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.