Taxing books won’t help Indian Publishers

Taxing books won’t help Indian Publishers

“I just can’t believe it, a new tax on books! Imported books will be more expensive. This is unacceptable. Absolutely weird!” that’s the reaction of my 20 year old sister, who is an avid bookworm. A couple of lecturers from Cotton College just shook their heads in disbelief, and laughed derisively when I asked them […]

42 COUNTRIES TO CHALLENGE FAKE NEWS

42 COUNTRIES TO CHALLENGE FAKE NEWS

Angkor Fake News Initiative To Find Out Measures To Check Fake News In a world where the spread of fake news has become a major problem, the media seems to be waking up to the danger. More than 600 media representatives from 42 countries have discussed numerous approaches to combat fake news in 16th Asia […]

DD-AIR autonomy to be respected: Minister

DD-AIR autonomy to be respected: Minister

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the National  broadcaster Prasar Bharati’s autonomy would be retained, after launching high-definition DSNG (Digital Satellite News Gathering) vans at Doordarshan Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday (June 5). “Autonomy of the Prasar Bharati is important and one must remember it gets its autonomy from an Act that […]

Former Bhutan PM slams Indian media

Former Bhutan PM slams Indian media

Media students, please note. Always cross-check before you publish. When two Indian TV news channels showed a lack of professional ethics, they were slammed by the former PM of Bhutan. This ‘small’ piece of news which was ignored by most of the larger media houses shows how the mushrooming of TV channels has led to […]

Is media earning a bad name?

Is media earning a bad name?

Caste and religion has been always used as trump cards in Indian politics, when nothing works these two always do. Our society has always been divided in the name of caste and religion by the politicians for their vote bank. But not only politicians, media have also been playing an active role in widening the […]

NE Newspapers announce boycott of State Govt News from Sunday

NE Newspapers announce boycott of State Govt News from Sunday

GUWAHATI; Sorry Chief Minister, we are not covering your press conference! Newspapers in Assam will not carry any government news, photographs, or advertisements for three days, in protest against the apathy of the Assam Government towards newspaper houses The North East Newspaper Society has announced a three-day boycott of all State Government advertisements, any news […]

बातो की प्रस्तुति

बातो की प्रस्तुति

सामने वाला आपकी बात किस तरह से समझ या अपना रहा है, यह एक हद तक आप पर निर्भर करता है।  बातो की प्रस्तुति बहुत मायने रखती है, बातो को अलग-अलग तरह से बताया जा सकता है। जैसे कि कोई हमारे ज़िन्दगी में भी ऐसा हुआ होगा कि कोई सामने से बात ऐसे बताये जैसे कुछ […]

Is our Press really free?

Is our Press really free?

Sir Journalism is considered as the fourth pillar of India. It is an intrinsic part of society. The two cannot exist without each other. Society depends on the journalist for all kinds of information.  It acts as the watchdog of society and becomes voice for the voiceless. But in the past few years the crimes […]

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 – Eminent journalist and author Kuldip Nayar, who fought fiercely for press freedom and civil liberties, is no more, reports PTI. He was 95. Nayar died around 12.30 am at the Escorts hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayar said. He was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital five […]

Scarlett exits role, says it should be played by TG actor

Scarlett exits role, says it should be played by TG actor

Los Angeles, Jul 14 : Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of a role in which she was going to play a transgender man, in support of actors from the LGBT community. The actor exited the drama film “Rub and Tug” a little more than a week after her casting sparked heartburn and questions […]

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

A few TV channels in India have started a media trial of five priests belonging to the Orthodox Syrian rite, who have been accused of blackmailing a woman for sex. Amid the noise, and the sensation of finally finding some Christian ‘Wolves in Sheep’s clothing preying upon their Flock’, as usual, most TV channels aren’t […]

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

A Tamasha at City Mall, Patna

June, Patna: Visitors to Patna’s Central Mall were arrested by the sight of a girl being almost strangled by two guys. They stood riveted by this brilliant street play written by Nihal Kumar, a second year Mass Communication student. Tamasha-journey of women was organized by Xavier’s Theatre club of St. Xavier’s College of Mgmt. & Tech., […]

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