Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicNew York Times

Topic: New York Times

Accountability is democracy’s cardinal character. Pegasus just ruined that in India

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

‘IS operative’ killed in US drone strike was Kabul aid worker, 7 children also killed, NYT says

NYT raises doubts about US military's version of events — specifically whether explosives were present in targeted car, if driver was connected to IS, & if a second explosion took place.

At ‘worst case’, India’s Covid deaths are 14 times higher than govt count, says NYT

NYT analyses India's case and death counts, serosurvey results and speaks to experts to draw what it says is a more accurate estimate of the country's Covid burden.

Indian farm protests get full-page NYT ad, paid for by US group Justice for Migrant Women

US-based advocacy group Justice for Migrant Women also posted a video on Facebook as well as created a dedicated tab on its website on the protests.

‘Shiv Sena is progressive?’ NYT deletes tweet on Arnab Goswami’s arrest after drawing flak

New York Times draws criticism from Twitter users after it posts about the arrest of Republic TV's Arnab Goswami in Maharashtra 'where a progressive political party is in power’.

Twitter revises its hacked documents policy after dispute over NY Post’s Biden article

Twitter has said the NY Post article on Joe Biden would remain blocked on the platform because the documents in it contain people’s personal information, such as email addresses.

New York Times names new South Asia correspondent in Delhi — Afghan native Mujib Mashal

Mujib Mashal has been reporting from Afghanistan for the NYT for the past five years. In his new role, he will report on India’s internal politics and the rest of the SAARC countries.

Journalists know news and opinion are separate. But readers can’t tell the difference

If news organisations such as The New York Times want a robust opinion section, then they need to do a better job of explaining where – or if – the ‘wall’ between news and opinion exists.

Chinese nationals told to stop working for selected US news outlets in Beijing

Foreign news outlets in China are barred from directly employing Chinese nationals. They are instead employed through a corporation which is affiliated with the foreign ministry.

BBC to New York Times – Why Indian governments have always been wary of foreign press

Be it India or China or Russia – you can be sure that when a country accuses the foreign media of biased coverage, it has something it wants to hide.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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