Reporter fails to follow the cardinal rules of journalism:acts of verification and attribution

It requires the skill of Kazuo Ishiguro to explain the emotions of the senior editors of this newspaper when they realised that the report, “Dying woman molested, video shows” (October 1, Mumbai edition), was based on a completely wrong reading. 

Editor Tarun Tejpal faces rape charge proceeding in Goa court in 2013 case

A Goa court on Thursday framed charges of rape and wrongful confinement against Tarun Tejpal, the founder of Tehelka magazine, in connection with an alleged rape case filed against him in 2013, paving the way for his trial.

Another journalist shot at in Bihar, out of danger

Unidentified miscreants shot at a local journalist Pankaj Mishra in Bihar’s Arwal district on Thursday. The incident took place when Mishra, working for Hindi daily Rashtriya Sahara, came out of the bank after withdrawing Rs one lakh. The miscreants snatched the amount after firing at Mishra.

Why India’s world ranking on press freedom is falling?

The best way to remember journalist Gauri Lankesh — and many others like her — is to recall what she stood for. It does not lie in showing her dead and bloodied body, her face thinly veiled by a computer mosaic, as India Today did on Wednesday morning. 

More rural homes watch TV than urban ones

While the world continues to hail India’s rapid rise as the second largest and fastest growing smartphone market globally, advertisers to the rural market may continue to rely on an age-old medium: television.

“Women journos face physical threats”

In zones where conflict and dictatorial regimes rule and where scribes are constantly under threat of both state and non-state actors, what drives women journalists to do their jobs is the question Nupur Basu seeks to answer.

Freedom of speech occupies a fragile and tenuous place after 70 years of freedom

Independence Day is an occasion to celebrate freedom from a colonial regime that not only cast chains of economic and political bondage upon Indians, but also fettered their freedom to think, dissent, and express themselves without fear.

Need to draw systematic relationship between academic research and journalism

It has been a truly exciting journey — writing 250 columns and addressing nearly 5,000 queries from concerned readers. The defining element of this journey has been the chance to reflect on the craft of journalism and its intrinsic value as a public good. 

Let Prasar Bharti be named as official broadcaster.

It is time for Prasar Bharati to shed its pretence and become officially ‘sarkari’. The Prasar Bharati Corporation is neither fish nor fowl, as editorials and opinion articles have pointed out. This mix-up in identity is due to the peculiar existential crisis the corporation finds itself in.

Data visualisation has made journalism more objective

“A picture is worth a thousand words” is a well-repeated cliché. But it is not any more in journalism, where the increasing use of data visualisation to tell stories has revolutionised the field, making journalism more objective, more interpretative and bringing authenticity to storytelling.

No media censorship, but no monopoly either for cable: Amarinder

Chandigarh : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh categorically ruled out any censorship against Fastway /PTC News or any other cable or media organisation, but made it clear that action would be taken against them if charges of tax violations by them are found true.

Trump attacks TV hosts, dubs them ‘crazy’, ‘dumb as rock’

President Donald Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two talk show hosts on Saturday, suggesting without evidence that their network was biased against him.

Trump publicly praises scribe, says she has a nice smile

Donald Trump on Tuesday made an unusual move of inviting Irish journalist to his desk during a phone call with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Swiss woman journalist Robert injured in Mosul dies

The Franco-Swiss journalist Véronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week.

She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.

CNN uses court room artist at no-camera event at White House

Bill Hennessy, the network's regular sketch artist for Supreme Court proceedings, headed over to the White House on Friday afternoon and drew Press Secretary Sean Spicer's afternoon briefing.

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