BY A correspondent| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |24/06/2018
Partly because mining profits are drying up and partly for other reasons, publications are shedding staff and closing down in the state.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/04/2013
Four Telugu channels spewed moral outrage about a group of students indulging in revelry.
BY A correspondent| IN LAW AND POLICY |03/04/2010
In one more contempt case, a high court chief justice grills a newspaper for exposing a judge’s background.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |05/01/2010
it is intriguing that readers have reacted to a top-rung militant leader?s write-up and were bold enough to express their views without any fear. Excerpts from letters Assamese readers wrote in response to Paresh Barua?s series in Amar Asom.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/12/2009
Critics believe this dramatization by the three television channels only glorifies the ULFA by negating the misdeeds of and killings by the outfit in the past 30 years of their ?armed struggle for sovereignty?.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/12/2009
Paresh Baruah uses a page one anchor series in Amar Asom to try and rouse the Assamese masses to build a greater Assamese society, and help Bangladeshis assimilate.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/11/2009
MILITANT TO JOURNALIST Part II-- 'I am proud to be a good Indian. I am now waging a quiet revolution with my pen against the injustices of the society'.
BY A correspondent| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |11/11/2009
MILITANT TO JOURNALIST Part III. Earlier, it was only a public relation exercise that I was doing for the ULFA. It gives me a sense of power now as I can even criticize the ULFA if I think it fit.
BY A correspondent| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/10/2009
FROM MILITANCY TO JOURNALISM, PART I. I have always felt more empowered with a pen than a gun, says Sunil Nath, former publicity secretary of the ULFA, and now a writer at large.
BY A correspondent| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |19/07/2009
"It is ironical that we journalists speak up for everyone but there is nobody to fight for us." District press clubs in remote areas of Assam provide support to journalists caught between state and non state actors,
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The new term for self censorship is voluntary censorship, as proposed by companies like Netflix and Hotstar. ET reports that streaming video service Amazon Prime is opposing a move by its peers to adopt a voluntary censorship code in anticipation of the Indian government coming up with its own rules. Amazon is resisting because it fears that it may alienate paying subscribers.                   

Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. On being told that her vote was secret, the caller assumed she wasn't going to vote for 'Modiji'. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP.                 

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