Wednesday 22 March 2023

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Society | Media

Pak journalism is developing under terror threats: Cyril

Journalism in Pakistan is developing under the threats from terrorist groups, but still in an independent way, says Cyril Almeida, assistant editor of Dawn, Pakistan’s leading daily. READ

Selfie journalism is a threat from within: Rajdeep

Rajdeep Sardesai, India’s ace TV anchor and consulting editor of India Today Group, said the real threat to Indian journalism is from within – the current trend of timid, weak and Selfie Journalism. READ

Writers find social media more democratic

With a boom in self-publishing, e-books and online sale, Indian writers are finding readers from unexpected places, breaking the traditional barriers of physical sale of their works through book stores. READ

TV scribe cycles 4 states to save Western Ghat

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention. READ

Katju wants electronic & online media under PCI

The Press Council of India (PCI) Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju today said that electronic as well as online media be brought under the ambit of the body. READ

Media cross-ownership debatable issue: Javadekar

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said the cross ownership in media was "a matter of debate" and the government was seeking views of all stakeholders on it. READ

Goa to have another newspaper & 3 periodicals

Goa's media canvas has four important newspaper-magazine releases lined up over next two months, including a Marathi edition of the state's oldest newspaper - – Herald. READ

'Ixtt' with a new vigour

A Konkani news-magazine launched 77 years ago by Christan priests to reach out to workers and common people across the globe is still going strong and has even acquired new readers in a fast-changing media ... READ

TV & IT becoming cultural bridges: Karnad

Eminent actor and director Girish Karnad has expressed hope that television and computers would bridge a cultural gap between the cities and villages that was created by the British colonialists. READ