Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Media

National media’s coverage of Congress exposes its own spectacular incompetence and arrogance

It is said journalism is the first draft of history. I shudder to think how distorted history can be if you see Delhi media’s reporting on Rahul Gandhi.

How Falun Gong-backed media pushed Xi coup rumours around the world. And Indians bought it

Despite claims of a ‘coup’ and political turmoil linked to Xi’s ‘flight cancellation’ being debunked, The Epoch Times hasn’t given up backing them.

Every war has propaganda. In Russia-Ukraine conflict, media has a big role

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Every time India goes forward, religious conflicts pull us back

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Joining global trend, India likely to bring law for Big Tech to pay news publishers for content

Getting tech giants to share revenue for news content is an 'important issue' & 'needs to be tackled legislatively', Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said Saturday.

‘Regressive, bid to encroach’ — TRAI proposal on cross-media ownership panned by industry

TRAI consultation paper released in April said cross-media ownership had resulted in a monopolistic market, and suggested a regulatory body for checking market monopoly.

Govt media advisory body gets new name, Central Bureau of Communication. Aim is ‘uniformity’

Bureau of Outreach and Communication, which comes under I&B ministry and provides 'communication solutions' to govt bodies, was renamed via gazette notification issued Tuesday.

‘Action begins’, ‘bulldozers roll’ – TV news treated razing of a family home like a film shoot

Several news channels supported and even justified the bulldozer demolition in Prayagraj as a legitimate punishment even before a trial.

TRP or ethics? Sonali Bendre’s The Broken News gets Indian media right. With a dash of fantasy

Sonali Bendre's maiden OTT venture on Zee5 sees her playing an ethical journalist who just can’t seem to get the TRPs.

NFHS shows double-digit drop in Indians reading papers, watching TV & listening to radio

NFHS data shows fall in mass media consumption between 2015-16 and 2019-21. However, it does not take into account the rise of digital media.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


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.