BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |21/06/2015
This sort of centralized bullying is hard to comprehend today because there is so much more media.
BY sevanti ninan| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/06/2015
For 22 years the media-politics saga of the Marans and the Sun Network was truly spectacular.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |09/01/2015
Journalism production and consumption now has a digital divide which is also partly a generation divide. The tools are different,
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |11/12/2014
One takeaway from the lives of these men is the role of entrepreneurship in their ascent and in the kind of influence they wield. If you don't own your media platform the influence you wield can be transient,
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |13/11/2014
Digitisation is a job half done which has so far benefitted the government the most, by way of taxes, and the consumer the least.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |30/10/2014
There are politicians who dabble in media and mainstream media owners who dabble in politics. Which category has the advantage?
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |09/10/2014
Recent research has tried to understand the link between media exposure and voting behavior based on election studies done since 1996.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |25/09/2014
Never before have journalists had quite the same sense of being on their own where their access to information, and the protection of their freedom to function is concerned.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |11/09/2014
One did not know whether to laugh or cry at the spectacle of mighty broadcasters like Star and Zee confronting the threat posed to them by pesky video entrepreneurs.
BY sevanti ninan| IN OPINION |03/09/2014
"When you start to take risks you know that it is pure luck that you didn't get killed there… It's not worth these things. It's not worth your life."
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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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