Urmilesh discusses how both the print and broadcast media have covered the recent communal violence in the North 24 Parganas of West Bengal. Joining him for this episode are Sevanti Ninan, editor of The Hoot and Nidhi Kulpati, senior editor at NDTV India.
Sevanti Ninan, Vipul Mudgal and M.K. Venu on what lies behind recent spate of media sackings.
Indian women journalists face all the usual threats that come with rigorous reporting — from physical attacks to intimidation. But they also face a continuous stream of misogyny and harassment.
Recommendations include creating a short promotional film every 15 days, highlighting the achievements of the Centre, and giving selected journalists “exclusive” news stories.
A press release from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority calls the Indian broadcast media’s terror coverage ‘crass sensationalism’. Senior journalists respond.