The Canadian author made the mistake of questioning the #MeToo campaign and was savaged on social media.
From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace.
The quality of news on Facebook has been called into question after alleged Russian operatives, for-profit spammers and others spread false reports on the site, including during the 2016 US election campaign.
According to the latest Indian Readership Survey, newspapers added 110 million new readers since 2014.
Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV is not only a problem but also a symptom of a much bigger, scarier disease plaguing the media industry.
Declaring that ‘Tamil Nadu media’ asked Mevani to leave is inaccurate. The aborted interaction was certainly not a consensus decision by mediapersons present there, leave alone the state’s media.
The dharma of the journalist should be to hold the powerful to account and not worry about the consequences.
Urmilesh discusses the implications of the unprecedented press conference by four SC judges with Bhadra Sinha, senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, and Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
Sushma Swaraj won peoples’ hearts with her open access policy on Twitter. Which is why her brittle response to an op-ed criticising her performance as foreign minister has surprised so many.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
Vinod Dua discusses the case of Indian journalists stealing silver cutlery during an official dinner in London and the latest available data on the ambitious smart cities project.
The Reuters journalists had been arrested a month ago in connection with reporting on the situation in Rakhine state.
Harish Khare on the UIDAI’s decision to file an FIR against a reporter and editor-in-chief of The Tribune for reporting on Aadhaar data breach.
Taha Siddiqui reports for France 24 and is the Pakistan bureau chief of Indian television channel WION.
Bannon was quoted in a new book about the Trump White House as calling Donald Trump Jr. “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” for a meeting during the 2016 presidential campaign with a Russian lawyer.
In the age of ‘fake news’, it’s more important than ever to make sure that what’s being published is the truth – especially when it comes to reporting research and science.
The apex court has refused to revive a defamation case against Rajdeep Sardesai and Raghav Bahl.
How can expressing an opinion on the merit or demerit of an investment be deemed defamatory by the Adanis?
Gracie’s stand was one of the top news headlines of the day on the BBC itself and on other British media.
In countries where women receive more institutional support than they do in India, it is possible to expect some meaningful insights will arise out of applying the Finkbeiner test to profiles of women in science.
The UIDAI’s decision to file charges against the newspaper’s reporter has been condemned by the Editors Guild and press clubs across India.
This isn’t the first time the media has censored itself while reporting about India’s richest family.
None of the experts featured in a video released by the Science Channel makes any claim on the Ram Setu as a human construct nor does this video cite any published scientific results.
There is something innately wrong about the way harassment is portrayed in the media and the effect it has on the reader.
Guru’s appointment comes after the previous editor, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, stepped down in July following differences with the management over an article he had co-authored on the Adani group.
With only 16 months left in his tenure, Modi has cemented himself as the only Indian PM to completely keep the press at arm’s length.
A roundup of the most telling instances where mainstream media was caught reporting fake news.
The need of the hour is for journalists to stay united, to display a sense of fraternity.
Police detained the two journalists on assignment for the TRT World television station on October 27.
For comedians, 2017 has been a breakthrough year, when they didn’t shy away from taking down the rich, the famous and the powerful.
Photographs sent by witnesses showed what appeared to be serious damage at the site and a number of dead and wounded on the ground.
Vinod Dua discusses how most of the Indian media sensationalises frivolous issues while ignoring important ones that deserve attention.
Nine journalists from national dailies and news websites have filed the petition, saying the gag order was “illegal and not tenable in law”.
“Instead of me pressing a charge of assault on the police, they are preparing to book me for obstructing a public servant from discharging their duties.”
“When the defendants have published the article on the basis of facts collected from a public record the same can be termed to be as enshrined in Article 21 of our Constitution.”
Decision a vindication of The Wire’s stand that its article ‘The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah’ was a legitimate exercise of the freedom of expression in the public interest.
Articles published on the lives and work of Janaki Ammal, Anna Mani, Yashpal and Pushpa Mittra Bhargava exhibited gendered biases in terms of how they treated their subjects.
The network seeks to help journalists keep safe while working online by providing them with resources and training.
KANA TV marks a breakthrough in Ethiopian televised entertainment. It may also signal a shift in Ethiopia’s much criticised media environment.
Times Now’s decision to dedicate a show to Rahul Gandhi watching Star Wars has raked up the question of what qualifies as journalism.