Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Down to The Wire It is well known that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministers and supporters will target any media house, journalist or website...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

ConTrolled Journalists who have been complaining that the Modi government has shut off access of the press to official sources by ensuring minimum or no...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Two of a kind This is the most bizarre manifestation of the BJP’s Sampark for Samarthan campaign: the party’s national spokesperson Sambit Patra meeting Republic...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Dutt’s Not the Way This government—and its army of trolls—has made no bones about its animosity towards NDTV and in particular, former NDTV anchor Barkha...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Switching Channels There’s a huge buzz in media circles to do with a new media venture being launched shortly. The anticipation is more to do with the promoter than...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Bengal Tigers Two Bengali dailies that came out with editorial honour intact in the Cobrapost sting operation were Kolkata’s Bartaman and Agartala’s Dainik Sambad. While...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Reliance on Media With his acquisition of the Network 18 group in 2014 from Raghav Bahl, which included a bouquet of channels, including CNN-IBN, CNBC...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

Absurd Claim NDTV founder Prannoy Roy is no stranger to vile attacks from right-wing trolls on social media but he must certainly have been left...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Amrita Rai’s comeback After an eight-month-long sabbatical, veteran scribe and wife of Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, Amrita Rai will now be back in her...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Tossing It Back The Principal Information Officer of the government is normally a pliable, servile babu who is ever eager to dance to the tunes...

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