BY Sankrant Sanu| IN LAW AND POLICY |06/10/2014
MEDIA REGULATION DEBATE: While useful, TRAI's recommendations on the media were insufficient. We can do much more to restore the media's credibility and one way to start is to impose a disclosure policy,
BY Sankrant Sanu| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |26/05/2014
When we allow this flavour of reporting to go unchallenged we unwittingly weaken India's ability to negotiate with the world on our own terms.
BY Sankrant Sanu| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |25/04/2014
The Indian media narrative has followed the Christian script of the West on the apology-redemption track while Modi is responding from an Indian cultural lens.
BY Sankrant Sanu| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |06/03/2009
The Mangalore incident was widely condemned while the attack on the Statesman was largely papered over in the media. Is an attack on the freedom of expression of a newspaper editor less significant than that of a woman going to a pub,
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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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