Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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The importance of being Nirmala Sitharaman — only BJP minister facing media line of fire

At the post-Budget press conference, Sitharaman was sharp as nails when the need arose.

Are you happy with our headlines? This is the rule we apply

A good headline, especially in online media, requires special skill. It must be click worthy, never click bait.

Raise Truth Army to fight India’s troll army, but go beyond just fact-checking

It is time to stop cribbing about the trolls and set up a resistance. India needs it.

Not ‘Lifafa’, Pakistani media has a new name: ‘Basket Journalists’. Thanks to a leaked audio

In the leaked audio, PML-N's Maryam Nawaz and Pervaiz Rashid talk of 'media bias', while certain journalists will receive ‘baskets’ from Nawaz Sharif.

Shauk, tashan, lagaav — What drives India’s small-town stringers to take risks without pay

The death of a stringer in Lakhimpur Kheri violence brought the spotlight on how little small-town journalists in India are paid or acknowledged, despite the risk they take.

Between #MeToo second chance and cancel culture, Apple TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ finds its feet

The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, shows the power of a second chance in its latest season.

My father’s UK trial felt like I was at the zoo, watching an animal in a cage: Sid Mallya

In 'If I'm Honest', Sidhartha Mallya opens up about his mental health journey — from depression and OCD to the effects of his family matters.

Why are readers’ editors important? Veteran journalists explain at IIC webinar

Organised in collaboration with The Media Foundation, a nonprofit chaired by veteran journalist Harish Khare, the webinar was centred on the subject ‘The Readers’ Editor: Regaining the Trust’.

Media coverage can’t be biased under ‘garb of press freedom’, Gautam Adani says

Speaking at the JP Morgan India Investor Summit, the billionaire also defended how India handled Covid, adding criticism cannot be at the cost of degrading a nation.

Gen Rawat’s ‘clash of civilisation’ row shows military should be seen but not heard in press

Media appearances of Gen Bipin Rawat, both as COAS and CDS, have left an avoidable trail of faux pas and opinions that have generated needless controversies.

On Camera

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Representative image | Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina (L) with Chinese premier Xi Jinping (R) | MFA China

Nepal to Bangladesh, nations mounting small acts of big rebellion against China, US

Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives reiterated their commitment to the One-China Policy—but on their own terms.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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