MEDIA MANTRAS

Trial of the media, by the media
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 12:42,

 

Annurag Batra feels factual reporting is required for controversies surrounding media houses. 

Print newsweek’s closure raises some questions
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 19:53,

The resurrection of Newsweek has been announced. At least that’s what Tina Brown, the editor-inchief of both Newsweek and The Daily Beast, the online news site that was combined with the magazine last year, will have us believe.

Rise of media personalization
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 15:11,

A friend loves to cook. And he loves chicken. He loves to surf the Net too. That, he says, is quite a desirable mix. Earlier, he had to Google for ‘Chicken+recipe+Indian...’

Manish Tewari: Congressman of many seasons
Tue, 11/06/2012 - 13:57,

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari is perhaps one of the few politicians who can give sound bytes as fluently in Hindi as he does in English

Yes Minister! Sans legacy
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:39,

Ambika Soni, who recently resigned from the post of I&B Minister, has many feathers in her cap, including the imminent digitization of broadcast

We’ve had enough of ‘Breaking News’
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:20,

The Urban Dictionary defines the ‘Breaking News Syndrome’ as “the inability for some individuals to assess the entire story before bringing titbits to the table in the form of fact”

What’s muddling Indian media?
Mon, 10/15/2012 - 13:03,

Though traditional media should be thanking the world wide web for several reasons, jumping on to the Net bandwagon is not the solution for journalism that is losing its sheen because of societal corruption and misdirected energy

Invasion of privacy: The line must be drawn
Mon, 10/08/2012 - 14:55, - Comments

Far from being the watchdog of democracy, observers argue that the Indian media is enslaved to the same foibles as the western media, hounding celebs and politicians round the clock

FDI in media: Carefully does it!
Mon, 10/01/2012 - 13:20, - Comments

What raising the FDI ceiling to 74% from 49% in broadcast carriage services entails and the roadmap for raising FDI in Print

Print rides high, but caution is vital
Mon, 09/24/2012 - 16:02, - Comments

Though the Print medium is doing well in India, journalists must value it like an endangered species nearing extinction and nurture it with care

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