BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/10/2006
That a plea for abolition of the death penalty should originate in an act of terrorism shows how freedom of expression can be devalued by its misuse.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/08/2006
The Post directed its editorial ire against the judge, arguing that her opinion would not be helpful as a piece of judicial work.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/06/2006
In the cause of objectivity, I tried to see if there were other editors, columnists and readers who were as upset as the Hindu was.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/10/2005
The New York Post described the scene at the Times as all-out civil war. The gossip is that the Times used Maureen Dowd to disclose the publisher’s mind.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/09/2005
The anger of the Hindu and the Pioneer has to be seen in the context of the possible damage that the vote would invite upon our energy security.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |01/05/2005
The liberal media are caught in a dilemma because they cannot welcome Blair for the same reasons as they continue to denounce Bush.
BY dasu k| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |29/10/2004
Four days from the election day, John Kerry is leading George Bush 149 to 126 in endorsements and in terms of circulation 17.7 million to 11.6 million.
BY dasu k| IN LAW AND POLICY |30/06/2004
National media acquire extra clout over national government by forging links with international media.
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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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