Opinion  /  Published 22.03.20

The media grapples with Covid-19

Bad news is usually good for the media. You can spin it out endlessly — be it a riot or mass political protests, or a falling government, or an upheaval in Kashmir. But rarely does the story itself ...
By Sevanti Ninan in

India  /  Published 28.12.19

Press in Kashmir forced into silence

The year, 2019, will be remembered in Kashmir for the abrogation of Article 370, detention of three former chief ministers of the state and the subsequent clampdown, communication and internet blockad...
By Majid Maqbool in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.19

Assam village offers hope by building sparrow shelters

Sir — There has been a sharp decline in the number of sparrows recently. Gone are the days when a sparrow flying into the house sent its residents rushing to switch off fans to avoid injuring the bi...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

The danger of sustained attacks on the media

A blank page can, at times, speak a thousand words. In a rare moment of solidarity, rival newspaper publications in Australia agreed to run front pages that were designed to appear as if they had been...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.20

Drying ink

Newspapers have been accused of many things before, but never of being a potential virus carrier. As Covid-19 unleashed itself across the globe, dailies turned untouchable last month shortly after the...
By The Telegraph in


India  /  Published 24.03.20

Newspapers don’t spread virus: Research

There is no record or any evidence for the coronavirus being transmitted through print newspaper, magazine, letter or package, the International News Media Association has said, citing health agencies...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.10.19

Trump cancels subscriptions to NYT, The Post

President Donald Trump has called members of the press “enemies of the people,” deemed critical coverage “fake,” accused news organisations of treason and threatened to make it easier to sue j...
By New York Times News Service/Michael M. Grynbaum in

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Biggest story, unreported

Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days because of restrictions imposed by authorities to prevent unrest.“This is the biggest story of our g...
By Reuters in Srinagar

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Lockdown axe on newspaper revenues

India’s vibrant newspaper industry has been ravaged by declining advertising revenues due to the nationwide lockdown, pushing several leading titles to slash jobs and salaries.Advertising revenues a...
By Reuters in New Delhi

World  /  Published 31.07.19

Imran Khan ‘pressure on channels’

Pakistani Opposition parties have accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of intimidating broadcasters into a blackout on television coverage of his critics, after several TV channels were briefly taken off...
By Reuters in Islamabad


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