Media has no time for constructive stories': Prakash Javadekar criticises 'TRP-centric' journalism

Javadekar also asserted that the freedom of press has to be preserved at any cost in a democracy but media should remember that freedom comes with responsibility.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Anchor Anarchy: How TRP-hungry news anchors turned the talk into voices

The TRP system may be broken but the stars of broadcast TV refuse to press pause on their prime-time melodrama as the tiny universe of news tries to fill the big shoes of entertainment channels.

published on : 25th October 2020

Journalism is dead. Long live journalism

Today’s scourge of information is masala news teeming with spittle spray anchors, neurotic newsmen, rabid ragefests and body spasms that will put The Exorcist to shame.

published on : 18th October 2020

Pakistan Bar Council forms 7-member committee to protect journalists' rights

The Journalistic Defence Committee was set up on Tuesday by the PBC, which itself is a mother institution regulating the affairs of the legal fraternity.

published on : 1st October 2020

Facebook, NYT join hands for augmented reality-driven journalism

At its 'Facebook Connect' virtual conference, the social network said more than 600 million people use Spark AR across Facebook and Instagram every month.

published on : 17th September 2020

The great Indian TV debate

Live State of the Nation Talk Show in a well-known TV studio. The anchor is engaged in an animated discussion with various members of the audience. 

published on : 30th August 2020

'Questioned if this was only for men': 26-year-old Masrat Zahra on choosing photojournalism in Kashmir

The volatile turf of Kashmir Then there is Masrat Zahra, a 26-year-old photojournalist, who recently became the recipient of the prestigious Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award.  has

published on : 27th July 2020

Focus needed on new innovative courses in journalism in Kerala: Educators

They said the Covid-19 pandemic has opened up both opportunities and challenges for Journalism and Mass Communication.

published on : 20th July 2020

Varanasi Dalit woman alleges misreporting, journalist booked under SC/ST Act 

Complainant Mala Devi, a contractual sanitary worker with Varanasi Municipal Corporation, alleges that the story wrongly portrayed her as somebody living in extreme poverty and hunger.

published on : 18th June 2020

Journalists' working conditions hit hard by coronavirus

Nearly every freelance respondent reported losing revenue or work opportunities in the survey conducted in April.

published on : 30th April 2020

Google to waive ad fees as part of journalism relief effort 

Google said this week it would offer grants as part of its relief efforts ranging from the "low thousands of dollars" for the smallest operations to "low tens of thousands for larger newsrooms."

published on : 17th April 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Facebook invests USD 100 million in local journalism

For a company that has had a rocky relationship with the media, it has already invested up to USD 300 million in the industry. 

published on : 30th March 2020

Journalists' body expresses concern over disruption in newspaper circulation

It demanded that the media, particularly the small and medium newspapers, should be included in the stimulus financial package announced by the Union Government on Thursday as they were worst hit.

published on : 27th March 2020

Chhattisgarh: Journalism university renamed after getting vice-chancellor having RSS background

A cabinet decision was taken to rechristen the university named after Kushabhau Thakre (former father figure of the BJP) as Chandulal Chandrakar University of Journalism and Mass Communication.

published on : 26th March 2020

Nominations open for ACJ awards in journalism

The Asian College of Journalism Awards will be given in the Investigative Journalism and Social Impact categories this year.

published on : 10th February 2020
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