THE MEDIA REGULATION DEBATE: TRAI's recommendations are a sort of anticipatory bail for editorial freedom.
BY TCA Srinivasa Raghavan| IN OPINION |20/09/2013
Can the ability to turn a good phrase become a substitute to think a deeply analytical thought? Can earnest piety replace the exuberance of a new insight,
BY TCA Srinivasa Raghavan| IN OPINION |26/12/2011
You read his articles on something as prosaic as taxation because they were so exquisitely crafted. Language is all that we have, he once said to me, we should not be casual about it.
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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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