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Much ado about nothing

May 21, 2013 16:02

With just about a year to go for the Lok Sabha polls in 2014, both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gone into campaign mode. Unlike previous years, the war is not only on conventional platforms, but also on the social media.

A moderate approach for Modi

May 21, 2013 15:49

In an age of 'hyper-localisation' in media, national news is no longer making the headlines in regional news papers and television channels. Even some of the leading Odia news channels don’t have a specified time-slot for national news.

Modi makes ripples in Kerala

May 21, 2013 15:42

With the headline,"What’s wrong if Modi leads: Singhal," The New Indian Express quoted VHP leader Ashok Singhal as saying, ``"Modi is the hero of Hindus and that’s why his name is being taken up by the Hindus. What’s wrong with him leading the country.” Speaking at a press conference in Kochi, Singhal added, ``"the country furiously supports him .People of the country support Narendra Modi and everywhere leaders are talking about him leading the country,” he said.

The Modi-fied Bengal Media

May 21, 2013 15:34

"Almost in a similar manner as Bharat Pathik Narendranath (read, Swami Vivekananda) had set out for his pan-Indian Journey a century ago, the modern-age Narendranath (read Gujrat-supremo Narendra Modi) seems to follow the same path."

A bridge too far

May 21, 2013 15:20

In the recent history of democracy, none of the regional satrap has probably got the kind of hype that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has got. And considering news from India does find place in international media these days, it is but natural that Narendra Modi found himself there too.

How the Modi-Rahul fight is 65 years old

May 18, 2013 14:18

So caught are most of us with the here and now that we tend to forget or ignore some delicious nuggets thrown up by history.

The life and times of Modi Bhai

May 18, 2013 14:09

Two questions are before us. How was Narendra Modi covered? How did themedia get to know who Narendra Modi was?

Messengers of Muslim hostility

May 18, 2013 14:02

"Modi's castle in the air demolished by Nitish's Topi bomb" was the headline of Urdu daily 'Sahafat' after Nitish Kumar's address at Janta Dal (United) National Executive meeting on 14thApril.

No hype! Only Ground Realities

May 18, 2013 12:53

Shantilal was the founding father of a leading Gujarati daily that was extremely popular amongst the elite Gujaratis, in particular the business community, and had a tremendous impact on developments within the state.

The valley stays aloof

May 18, 2013 12:44

Unlike the media in the rest of the country covers the Nerindra Modi extensively, newspapers in Kashmir seem least interested to cover the news and the views about the guy who is trying to rise as a Prime Ministerial candidate in India.

"There is a lack of leadership in sports journalism today”

January 25, 2013 15:03

"I think the biggest problem is, most of the young journalists and junior reporters today do not have editors who are good enough to lead them".

"Media more keen on Fashion Weeks than Farmers Suicides”

January 25, 2013 14:21

Riyaz Masroor, 40, is a multimedia journalist based in Srinagar. He is presently working for BBC World Service, covering all the regions of Jammu and Kashmir. He has been covering the state for more than a decade and a half, for various media houses, including newspapers, TV and radio. In an interview with Haroon Reshi, he throws light on the different aspects of media related issues and the challenges ahead for journalism

Whither freedom?

January 24, 2013 19:23

There have been too many instances of media houses and journalists transgressing limits. And the Press Council of India has proven to be a toothless tiger

"A regime of businessmen & Chitfundwallahs”

January 24, 2013 18:38

Manash Ghosh, of The Staesman is not very optimistic about the future of Indian media. In an exclusive interview with Snehangshu Adhikari, he expresses his conviction that paid news is a cancer that has spread across all kinds of media in the country and also speaks on how the emergence and dominance of corporate media spells trouble for the entire fraternity

Victims of the rat race

January 24, 2013 18:22

With the most media houses obsessed with meeting TRP and advertisement targets, the Press Council has so far been unable to regulate the media


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