BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |09/02/2012
An excited media forgot the ABC of ethical journalism while questioning the lack of moral and ethical behaviour of the ministers.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |28/01/2012
A parody twitter account of the PM says he has appointed Rajinikanth to look into the brand war issues between the Hindu and TOI.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |19/10/2011
Why have political spokespersons and other talking heads become so indispensable for prime time television despite the fact that the same faces spout similar view on many issues?
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/09/2011
No one is disputing the media coverage of such a downpour in Delhi but watching this thousands of miles away in Orissa, I wonder how those affected by floods must have felt.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |12/09/2011
The competition among news channels to declare the son of cricketer Azharuddin dead after an accident highlighted the depths to which `breaking news' journalism has sunk.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |24/05/2011
The jholawala is gone and now we have journalists portrayed in movies with chief ministerial aspirations.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/05/2011
With every media house clearly selective about whose corruption they will expose, the fourth estate's credibility in Andhra Pradesh is now touching rock bottom.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |08/10/2010
`Justice for Pratibha’ in Bangalore on Friday could well have become `Gowramma needs to be saved’.
BY T S Sudhir| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/05/2010
And if the government is keen on a scroll from two hours before the CM's speech (`Watch CM live at 11:30 am today from Guntur'), that will cost more.
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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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