Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: News

Why mining Twitter for stories isn’t a good bet for news portals — French study explains

Twitter-based articles more likely to be published by outlets that need advertising revenue & may hamper editorial quality, claims study by French scholars published on portal Vox EU.

One year of being ThePrint’s Readers’ Editor – my job, your mails, our stories

As Readers’ Editor, I want to say, dear reader, we hear you although we may not always agree with you.

‘No choice’ says Afghan journalist whose photo on street went viral. Taliban offers him job

After a tweet of former newsreader Mosa Mohammadi selling food on a pavement went viral, Taliban’s Director General of National Radio and Television reached out.

Interview with Muhammad Iftikhar, owner of Burj News

'Unfortunately, the element that was missing in most of the news we watch, see, or read is based on lies. I wanted to provide authentic and most convincing news to the masses.'

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.

Late-night TV shows still matter. They must do what national pastime doesn’t—adapt, evolve

For many viewers, late-night shows are patronising and show hosts point out stark generational discomfort. Ratings may be down, but there's some hope.

ThePrint has new features, authors, desk. But we missed out on a reporter in Ukraine

We are now producing more news than ever – on Ukraine, election, Covid. And faster.

How we write 50-word edits, including the hijab one

For journalists, being misread, misunderstood or misinterpreted have become occupational hazards, something we have to live with.

The way we work – What ThePrint did in 2021 and why good journalism pays

Kabul or Kumbh, in 2021, ThePrint followed the basic rule of journalism — go where the story takes you.

We asked our readers why they like ThePrint. This is what they told us

There were 12 questions that sought to find out whether ThePrint was on the right track, who were its readers, and how satisfied they were.

On Camera


Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


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.