BY Anand Bala| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/04/2010
I am not asking you to stop covering the skeletons of the IPL and entertainment. I am asking why a natural disaster of such magnitude cannot get a fraction of the same bandwidth,
BY Anand Bala| IN OPINION |24/10/2009
News Channels on the one hand are protesting that the government is negotiating with terrorists. On the other hand, they were falling all over themselves to play a role in the hand-over of the hostage.
BY Anand Bala| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/02/2009
Is it logical to have the leader in one of the most polluting industries in the world as a sponsor for an environmental campaign?
BY Anand Bala| IN OPINION |07/01/2009
If the Indian media ignores the facts, distorts the truth and draws parallels with Mumbai (e.g. - Israel has a right to self-defence) we will be missing the truth by much more than a mile!
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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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