BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |04/04/2010
Does the Narmada issue and its emotive appeal in Gujarat predetermine the stylistic and editorial cuts in such a way that ‘an official’s version’ is zealously embraced, putting aside all the qualms about verifying the truth,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN OPINION |11/12/2009
Letter to the Hoot: The Hindu gives space to two versions of an assault on an all women fact finding team Narayanpatna, on the same day, with different datelines and sources,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/08/2009
From the news items one cannot make out if this is a case of a few selective leaks or this bias came in from journalists taking out selective bits to make for a good story,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/07/2009
So, when journalists didn’t do their homework well, it became easy for Metro Chief Sreedharan to launch an attack on the CAG of India.
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/07/2009
One gets to see more news on the Kosi barrage--under the control and operation of the Government of Bihar--emerging from Nepal-based media houses rather than from the Indian media,
BY Himanshu Upadhyaya| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |15/03/2009
In reporting from the performance audit reports of Rural Employment Schemes the media should go into the details.
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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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