Rajdeep Sardesai incident: Blot on Indian Media?

Rajdeep Sardesai was manhandled outside the Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, where the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering a speech.Garnering much media attention, it brings us to ask a question that are Mr Sardesai's actions justified?

Rajdeep Sardesai incident: Blot on Indian Media? -Part 2

Rajdeep Sardesai was manhandled outside the Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, where the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering a speech.Garnering much media attention, it brings us to ask a question that whether Mr Sardesai's actions are justified?

Khabar Lahariya: Making India's rural news a global affair

Meet the all-women team that won a global award for online activism

US, China must strengthen trust to tackle problems

American and Chinese economies and societies have never been as closely joined as they are today, but strengthening trust between the two countries is essential to tackle big problems, said a report.

Media should correct aberrations: PM Manmohan Singh

Some aberrations have crept into journalism in India and the media should itself find ways to remove them, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

Social media not helpful in sending viewers to news sites: Study

News organisations do not get readers through referrals from social media or search engines, a new study has found.

Media, opposition demands apology from Goa CM Parrikar

Journalists and the opposition parties in Goa have demanded a public apology from Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for what they said was an attempt by him to humiliate media and browbeat it into submission.

True, transparent journalism should be encouraged: Virbhadra Singh

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh on Thursday expressed concern over the practice of "yellow journalism" in big media houses.

Pakistan named `least free` country in world on Internet freedom: Report

A report on the level of internet and digital media freedom in 60 countries has revealed that Pakistan is among the bottom ten countries of the list for being `least free`.

Mediacrity!

Pulitzer Prize winner American journalist Jimmy Breslin described media as “the plural of mediocrity”. Milind Kokje discovers why.

More people paying to read news online: Study

More people are now willing to pay for online news or expecting to pay for it in future, a large-scale Oxford University report has found.

Drones may soon become new age reporting tools

Drones may soon become a crucial part of the reporter`s arsenal of tools, if an innovative experiment by a journalism professor in the US proves to be successful.

Monopoly of corporate houses in media not good sign: Katju

Justice Markandey Katju on Saturday said the increasing tendency of monopoly of corporate houses in journalistic world was not a "good sign".

Vietnamese journalist sentenced to 4 years in jail

There are currently at least five journalists and 19 bloggers being held on various charges in Vietnam.

Bad journalism pose challenges to media: Editors

Instances of "bad journalism" like insensitive portrayal of victims and pronouncement of guilt without trial were posing challenges to the media, say leading media figures, who called for effective self-regulation.

Press must face tougher penalties: UK gov`t

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said newspapers must change their system of self-regulation.

Phone hacking scandal: Journalism lecturer arrested

Bethany Usher was held on suspicion of
conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages.

Urdu journalism training for madarsa pass-outs

To make Urdu a language of mass
communication, the Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education
has started Urdu journalism training for madarsa pass-outs.

Journalism is close to my heart: Soni

"If I would not have joined
politics, I would have become a journalist," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said on Sunday.

Journalism is a responsibility, says Tarun Tejpal

Behind those long silver locks lies the face of a fearless man – Tarun Tejpal, an honest, blunt and brave man. As a journalist and author, Tejpal believes in inducing discomfiture for his readers rather than invariably providing them with pleasure.