Tag: corporate media
Tripura violence: The conspicuous silence shows how “secular forces” betray Muslims
Reading Time: 3 minutes The conspicuous silence of the so-called “secular forces” and the mainstream media on the Tripura violence against Muslims exposed them again
How Yogi’s Kolkata flyover ad gaffe exposed Indian media’s editorial bankruptcy?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Yogi Adityanath’s ad in The Indian Express using a Kolkata flyover’s photo to show Uttar Pradesh’s development stirred a controversy after the paper apologised.
Danish Siddiqui’s killing and some uncomfortable questions
Reading Time: 5 minutes Danish Siddiqui’s killing in Afghanistan raises uncomfortable questions regarding the practice of “embedded” journalism that jeopardises journalists’ security.
Kisan Andolan continues despite COVID paranoia, censorship and eviction threat
Reading Time: 3 minutes Despite the COVID-19 paranoia used by the Modi regime to selectively target the farmers and an imminent eviction threat, the Kisan Andolan refuses to budge.
COVID-19 vaccination zeal: Modi, media and pharma nexus selling fear
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Modi regime is advancing the cause of global pharma giants in connivance with the media to push ahead the COVID-19 vaccination programme by selling hysteria
Neutralise critics, control the narrative: Modi’s PR strategy when India battled COVID-19
Reading Time: 5 minutes When India was reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment and conflict with China, the Modi regime was planning to muzzle the press.
BJP’s attack on journalists continues unabated as India skids press freedom index
Reading Time: 3 minutes Any attack on journalists is a threat to the functioning of a democracy. But in Modi’s India, attacking and imprisoning journalists is a norm.
Arrest warrant for Paranjoy Guha Thakurta’s articles on Adani shows India’s shabby press freedom
Reading Time: 3 minutes The row over Paranjoy Guha Thakurta’s articles on Adani Group continues as a Gujarat court issued an arrest warrant against him recently.
The Hindu’s RTI on NPR and Census 2021 is spreading misinformation
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Hindu’s RTI on NPR and Census 2021 story deliberately carries misleading information for readers that support the BJP propaganda on CAA.
Fake news stating Putin has Parkinson’s disease published by Indian media
Reading Time: 3 minutes A fake news in the west that says Russian President Vladimir Putin has Parkinson’s disease is republished without verification by Indian media
Arnab Goswami’s arrest: Nothing to grief or cheer for
Reading Time: 6 minutes Arnab Goswami’s arrest on charges of abetment to suicide isn’t an attack on “press freedom” and it’s not something to be happy of either.
Bajaj and Parle’s boycott of toxic news channels can’t stop hate-mongering
Reading Time: 4 minutes Bajaj and Parle’s boycott of toxic news channels can’t stop hate-mongering as the servile corporate-owned media survives on spewing venom.
Fact check: No, the Chinese PLA soldiers crying in the video aren’t afraid but singing
Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently, Indian mainstream media outlets like Zee News and Times Now published a story showing a video of a few soldiers of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) crying. Citing […]
Journalism’s metamorphosis into cheap entertainment in India
Reading Time: 4 minutes India’s mainstream journalism is at the peak of its decay in decades. It has metamorphosed into cheap showbiz, aiming to sensationalise news.
Bloodshed in Indian newsrooms as mainstream media is axing journalist
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Indian newsrooms are making a kill in the digital space, however, at the same time, citing COVID-19 pandemic, they are firing numerous journalists.
Assam flood: An issue no one talks about
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Brahmaputra has already started flooding. It’s just May. While Assam looks at a precarious future, the so-called “national” press is mum over its plight
Arnab Goswami’s howling over freedom of speech got irony a heart attack
Reading Time: 5 minutes Arnab Goswami is howling over an attack on his freedom of speech and got a respite from the Supreme Court too. But can irony stand this man’s theatrics?
Fake news alert: No, China didn’t give Pakistan masks made of underwears!
Reading Time: 5 minutes No, China didn’t send masks made of underwear to Pakistan as claimed in a video circulated on social media and publicised by the Indian mainstream media.
An open letter to paramilitary constable Sunaina Patel from a brother
Reading Time: 3 minutes The media showed Constable Sunaina Patel fighting Maoists in Bastar despite being eight-month-pregnant but none asked why she didn’t get maternity leave.
What lies beneath Ravish Kumar’s Ramon Magsaysay Award?
Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a jubilation among liberal democrats over NDTV’s Ravish Kumar winning the Ramon Magsaysay Award. However, we delve deeper to find what the award is