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The Sunday Indian
Friday, July 20, 2018

Media Watch


Supplementary Issue


The Media Quixote

Seema Mustafa, Editor, TSI Media Watch

His remarks are fast earning the status of Katju-isms.


The man with Many faces

Agnibesh Das

Over the last 35 years, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta has donned many a hat, each more elegantly that the last.

Special Stories

Of flannelled fools And couch potatoes

Ajay Rana

After the iconic events like the Olympics and the F1 races in India, has the Indian media gone back to its tunnels vision and is unable to see anything beyond cricket?

Battle of Bengal

Snehangshu Adhikari

BCCL has been trying to make a dent in that for quite some time now, with their Times of India.


Ryszard Kapuściński: A Life

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

The cultural invasion of the US remains an issue in the Central and Eastern European countries that emerged on the politico-economic map following the disintegration of the Iron Curtain.

International Media Watch

Wide Off The Mark

Saurabh Kumar Shahi

The run up to this year’s election in the US has thrown up some very interesting gems from the mainstream US media and quite a few of them need a closer look.

Cover Story

"We don't take pride in telling the truth"

Aditya Raj Kaul

We do not have recourse to a lot of higher processes; we cannot expect authorities to protect us. Even our judicial process is against us.

Finding new solutions to old problems

Brown Nongmaithem

A gag on freedom?

Aditya Raj Kaul

Narrating the truth comes with its own consequences. Manipulating and muzzling the press is not new to India’s vast media industry and the trend only continues to grow.

Caught Between Scylla and Charybdis

Haroon Reshi

Journalism is not easy in Kashmir, having become even more difficult during the past 20 years of unrelieved turmoil.

Doctor Jekyll manages to hide

Ajit Nayak

On June 16, 2012, journalists Rajesh Saraf, Byamokesh Kar, Badri Prasad Sahu and Sanjib Mahapatra, local correspondents of TV channels and a newspaper, arrived at Bargarh in Odisha to look into a nursing home about which some unhealthy reports were rife.