Opinion  /  Published 20.09.20

Heal the fourth estate

The media is a critical public institution that facilitates discursive interactions in a democracy. As the fourth estate, it is central to democratic resilience in India. However, given the contempora...
By Anita Tagore in

India  /  Published 17.09.20

Rajdeep: always about the news

“Sometimes, you retreat into Kishore Kumar. I am deeply troubled. To retain sanity I don’t watch news. I do more reading and writing,” he says, adding: “2020 was to have been a...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.08.20

Golden wings

Sir — Journalism is in a state of considerable flux. New digital platforms have unleashed innovative journalistic practices that enable novel forms of communication and greater global reach than...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

The future of news in India

The news industry today stands at a vital crossroads. The worsening economic health of print journalism threatens its ability to credibly inform the public and act as an institutional check upon power...
By Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.20

Caged voice: Investigative media throttled

Premier investigative agencies have been castigated as the government’s ‘caged parrots’. But other institutions can make a serious claim on being a member of this unfortunate species...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

A case for truth to save media freedom

For some years now, the growing challenge to journalism has come from the increasing use of predictable laws. These are the Sections relating to sedition and criminal defamation in the Indian Penal Co...
By in

World  /  Published 15.01.19

Facebook to invest $300 million in local journalism

Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives.The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding...
By AP in New York

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Shock at media attack

Over 3,500 jurists, academics, actors, artists, writers and people from other walks of life in India and abroad have endorsed a statement expressing shock at the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Media freedoms vital: Editors Guild of India

The Editors Guild of India on Thursday expressed concern about what it called “high-handed” and “arbitrary” police action that interrupted the work of journalists reporting on the coronavirus ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 26.03.19

A research career in physics

Q I passed Madhyamik with 90 per cent marks and am now studying in Class XI. I want to eventually take up research in Physics, preferably with a scholarship for higher studies. My problem is that I do...
By Shivani Manchanda in


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