Media Independence
Opinion  /  Published 25.08.19

Let me tell you bedtime stories

But first you must listen to me. And do as I say. First you must get into bed. It’s only in bed that bedtime stories may be told. Where do you think you’re going? Don’t you know it’s dark outs...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.19

Conspiracy theories about media freedom

After a resounding electoral mandate, the narrative of the habitual dissenters invariably changes. The theory that caste would be the most formidable defence against majoritarianism collapsed in a hea...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Death of news in Kashmir

On the evening of August 4 15 ebullient reporters and editors of a web portal in Srinagar were working furiously on keyboards of their computers, writing out stories that would reflect the uncertainty...
By Majid Maqbool in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.19

BJP demands media observer for Bengal

The BJP, whose government at the Centre has enjoyed the services of pliable media outlets known as “North Korean channels”, has asked the Election Commission to appoint a “media observer” to e...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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