Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: Media

Pinayari Vijayan

Editors Guild of India calls Kerala govt bid to leash media ‘assault on press freedom’

The Kerala govt directive bars journalists from approaching CM, ministers etc except through state’s information and public relations department.
Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistani TV, plays and movies can’t get enough of Imran Khan & the dam song

Imran Khan is the latest product placement trend in Pakistan.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Arun Jaitley is right, voters and TV viewers are suffering from fatigue

Viewers suffer many types of fatigue, especially, during election result coverage.
AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

Indian TV news is hooked to MGM— no, it’s not a movie channel, but #ModiGetsMichel

TV news channels were in a celebratory mood over the ‘big success of CBI, RAW and the Modi government’
BJP supporters at a rally | PTI

4 reasons why Lutyens’ media could be off the mark on state elections

Data shows the Indian voters’ habitual anti-incumbency sentiment has tempered
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh | RanveerSinghOfficial/Facebook

Indian journalists failed miserably when it came to covering Deepika-Ranveer wedding

Unlike Virushka, Deep-Veer gave you all the details about their wedding beforehand and yet you failed.
Mormukut Sharma in a still from his video | By special arrangement

CPI (Maoist) takes responsibility for Dantewada attack, says media was not their target

In a statement, the Maoists also asked media persons not to be escorted by police while visiting the conflict zone.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Rob Stothard - WPA Pool/Getty Images

The CBI saga is the final blow to Narendra Modi’s crumbling, illusory empire

Not even his media sycophants can gloss over the fallout of the CBI saga for Narendra Modi.

By removing M.J. Akbar from his government, Narendra Modi must do our dirty job

The flaw was always there for us to see. We saw and turned away. We didn’t want to see.
Journalist Seema Mustafa | Seema-Mustafa/Facebook

#MeToo in India should not forgive women who enable patriarchy and rape culture

Women in positions of power are expected to not defend men who harass and assault women. In a horrifying account of sexual assault and exploitation...
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...