BY mannika| IN MEDIA MONITORING |03/12/2005
The Herald’s cover story disproved the notion that the contours of professional media in a democracy and dictatorship differ. Indo-Pak media perspectives on terror--Part III
BY mannika| IN MEDIA MONITORING |25/11/2005
July showed that the media mindset of both Pakistan and India was to give more coverage to militant/terrorist attacks if they were associated with the west or with Kashmir.
BY mannika| IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |10/11/2003
If Matrix Revolutions is here can the urban-centric, entertainment-loving newspapers be far behind? And so it has come to pass that The Hindustan Times carried a review of the movie as a main edit page piece and in The Times of India senior journali
BY mannika| IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |10/11/2003
TV funny man Shekhar Suman launched Carrry on Shekhar on SAB TV last week. Giving the comedian and his stand up routine extra support was Faces and Names, a chat show hosted by Vir Sanghvi. In a special one hour programme Sanghvi gave Suman a suitabl
BY mannika| IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |10/11/2003
As Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga ousted three ministers and declared a state of emergency, the Indian media reacted with page one stories. However a group of sales managers participating in a sales conference in Colombo were completely o
BY mannika| IN MEDIA WATCH BRIEFS |15/06/2003
Recently both current and former spokespersons of the Ministry of External Affairs have got plenty of publicity, and no it has nothing to do with Indiaøs foreign policy. Former spokesperson Nirupama Rao, singing in a concert featured in Outlook on it
BY mannika| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/03/2003
Its the new girls club. In the macho world of cricket these bat babes stand out like the Yana Gupta item number in Dum.
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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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