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When a virus goes viral

Social media in Kerala has been spreading falsehoods and panic over the Nipah virus   [ continue reading...]

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Amateurish sting traps gullible media managements

That so many fell for this sting says a lot for the amorality that may have begun to pervade the media business.   [ continue reading...]

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Fake news and religious hatred on WhatsApp in Karnataka elections

Real news about fake news: fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and a fake pre-election poll purportedly sponsored by the BBC, showing a big victory for the BJP.   [ continue reading...]

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Tom Wolfe elevated journalism into enduring literature

He was one of the New Journalists, who wrote nonfiction using the techniques of fiction.   [ continue reading...]

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Now C'garh police use sedition against journalist

Journalist Kamal Shukla waits for a court verdict about the sedition charge against him over posting a cartoon on Facebook   [ continue reading...]

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Speaking up for frustrations of ordinary people

Ravish Kumar chooses issues that affect large numbers of ordinary people in small towns. And the authorities are taking note.   [ continue reading...]

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Kabul attack suggests ISIS is now targeting journalists

Foreign journalists have been abandoning countries that have become too dangerous, and local journalists who replace them are now in the line of fire.   [ continue reading...]

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BusinessWorld teeters as wages go unpaid

With a salary backlog of four months, the mood among BW journalists is grim, even as they hang on in hope of collecting past dues.   [ continue reading...]

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J Dey murder case verdict: conspiracies that did Jigna Vora in

The feisty reporter lost seven years of her life to pain and humiliation on account of fellow journalists who bought the theories the police planted,   [ continue reading...]

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How North Korean media outlets covered the summit

Are North Korean media outlets signaling that the regime is getting serious about diplomacy? They showed the two leaders interacting on an equal footing,   [ continue reading...]

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Reporting the Jigna Vora arrest

From the Hoot archives: Incredibly, news reports quote crime branch police sources (unidentified, of course) who state that the case against Vora became strong...   [ continue reading...]

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The Chinese model of news control spreads across Asia

The RSF Index 2018 shows China-type media control seeping into Vietnam and Cambodia, as also Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.   [ continue reading...]

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Kerala’s WhatsApp hartal

Kerala youths were drawn into violent protests over the Kathua case by anonymous WhatsApp calls made by shadowy forces with ulterior motives   [ continue reading...]

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How Facebook could reinvent itself - three ideas

It could take responsibility for the content it publishes and start competing to provide the most accurate news instead of the most click-worthy.   [ continue reading...]

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A genial giant of a journalist

Nihal Singh did everything journalists dream of doing. It was a good life as reporter, editor, author, rubbing shoulders with the famous, and travelling the wor...   [ continue reading...]

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A gentleman editor, elegant writer and a liberal to the core

He edited many newspapers in his career and was widely read as a foreign correspondent from many capitals.   [ continue reading...]

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“Stop killing journalists in the Commonwealth”

With 57 dead over five years, the heads of state arriving for CHOGM will be given a code of conduct to force them to pay attention   [ continue reading...]

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A gentleman editor, elegant writer, a liberal to the core

He edited many newspapers in his career and was widely read as a foreign correspondent from many capitals.   [ continue reading...]

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Nihal Singh: a journalism stalwart passes on

Reporter, foreign correspondent, editor--his writing was trenchant till the end. The media space is poorer today because a principled man of words is gone.   [ continue reading...]

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Reporting rape: Court notices for naming Kathua victim?

Given the rise graph of cases of rape, from all over the country, how the Indian media reports such cases merits constant scrutiny,   [ continue reading...]

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