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Journalism as Genocide

Journalism demands detachment and objectivity that allows for dissent, disagreement and freedom of expression. In the absence of such ethics, it clears the ground for violence and does great disservice to the democratic way of life.

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Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is New Editor of EPW

Journalist, researcher and public intellectual, he will succeed C. Rammannohar Reddy, under whose editorship India’s most prestigious social sciences journal reached new heights New Delhi: The Sameeksha Trust, which publishes the Economic and Political Weekly, has decided to appoint the well-known journalist and researcher, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta as the journal’s […]

Leslee Udwin, director of India's Daughter, addresses a press conference. Credit: PTI

Not a Great Year for Free Speech

New Delhi: Questions concerning free speech have been central to public discussion in 2015. The Hoot’s annual free speech report, Free Speech in India 2015, provides a detailed calendar of all events relevant to the freedom of speech in a year when numerous political, legal and technological changes […]