BY Sreelata Menon| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |07/06/2014
Dominant in every media piece is the underlying concern of what a Modi government might do to Bangladesh.
BY Sreelata Menon| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |02/06/2014
Does 'freedom of the press' give them the right to play judge, jury and executioner? The right to insult and scorn? Is that their role?
BY Sreelata Menon| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/06/2013
Instead of bringing a sense of proportion to the matter in hand, the media revels in creating needless controversies.
BY Sreelata Menon| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |13/06/2010
What constitutes 'real' Indian English? Are Indian-English writers who are educated abroad and write in "propah" English, any less able to reflect the 'real' Indian spirit?
BY Sreelata Menon| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/01/2010
The Indian media's all-consuming hunt for a sensational story often sees them trespass on an individual's personal life with little restraint or editorial responsibility.
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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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