BY Sanjay Ranade| IN OPINION |27/05/2010
The media is busy 'analysing' the PM's performance after the press conference on May 24, 2010. Perhaps, we should analyse the media performance too,
BY Sanjay Ranade| IN OPINION |05/05/2010
Letter to the Hoot: The mass news media was clearly used by the politicians to convey messages.
BY Sanjay Ranade| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/02/2010
The IPL auction, itself a pseudo event, spawned off other pseudo news events that appear to be in the domain of media, politics, films and cricket.
BY Sanjay Ranade| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |23/08/2009
Far from "encouraging" child marriage as some politicians feel, Balika Vadhu is the rare serial that induces audiences to engage intellectually with social conflicts on an entertainment platform,
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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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