BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |19/11/2007
Not even a month has elapsed since the The Tehelka issue on the violence in Gujarat.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/11/2007
The fact that Ravana¿s religious side had to be introduced in a news story with some surprise reveals more than just ignorance.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |26/10/2007
The Chief Minister said it was pressure from media and those who kept the candles lit said a thank you to the media.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |25/09/2007
The average Brahmin whom Outlook contacted intrigues me. Does he exist, or is it an easy, lazy way in which the idea of public opinion is used,
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |08/09/2007
Can a newspaper campaign alone change a bus driver’s behaviour? Not any more than a newspaper alone can bring down a government.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |30/08/2007
Not many would cavil with journalists being called a decapitated avian species known more for succulent legs and poor heads.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |13/08/2007
But what of just letting it go by. What about not being in the celebration business?
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |01/08/2007
Only occasionally, if at all, does The Telegraph display the chutzpah and character that separated it from the other newspapers.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |20/07/2007
When one is but a mortal, the truth that necessarily "involves us all" even when staring at us, has a peculiarly wanton habit of eluding oneself.
BY Aloke Thakore| IN OPINION |23/06/2007
But how to address sources? And what does the form of address on-air tell us about the relationship that the journalist shares with the source?
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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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