For a democracy, India’s media is not in a happy state

The international NGO, Reporters Without Borders, released its annual World Press Freedom Index (WPFI). The index ranks 180 countries based on an amalgamation of qualitative and quantitative analysis that examines pluralism, media independence, media environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, quality of infrastructure for news production, and violence against journalists and media persons. India ranked […]

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Media Houses Worry About What Journalists Are Tweeting: Biased and Paid Media?

First circulated in July, the group’s new policy was best described by one of its own reporters who wished to remain anonymous — “Whoever drafted this understands the online medium the way Donald Trump understands consent.” The guidelines note that Times journalists should not state their political preferences, or say anything that would compromise their impartiality. The Times Group also advised […]

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