MxM JOURNALISM REVIEW

  • Ranjona Banerji: The attack on Scroll.in journalist Malini Subramaniam needs all journalists to stand up in her support

    Ranjona Banerji: The attack on Scroll.in journalist Malini Subramaniam needs all journalists to stand up in her support Posted on 09 Feb,2016 | under BLOGS Malini Subramaniam’s reporting therefore was exceptionally brave, given the circumstances. And the bias of the authorities is clear since Scroll.in now reports that she was not allowed to file a First Information Report about the attack on her house as the police came up with bogus excuses to stop her, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: What the edit pages wrote on Rohith Vemula

    Ranjona Banerji: What the edit pages wrote on Rohith Vemula Posted on 05 Feb,2016 | under BLOGS Opinion pages in newspapers about events in the nation can sometimes be very different from what you see and hear on television news, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji​: How News TV rules with ​social issues

    Ranjona Banerji​: How News TV rules with ​social issues Posted on 02 Feb,2016 | under BLOGS T​​​​hey brought to public attention a wide variety of new voices to speak about women’s rights and the sexual rights of Indians, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Bad journalism to flog fake letter? Or judgment call?

    Ranjona Banerji: Bad journalism to flog fake letter? Or judgment call? Posted on 29 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS What happens when editors themselves decide to put information into the public domain without checking authenticity but having no qualms about maligning people, asks Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Much anti-Dalit prejudice in newsrooms

    Ranjona Banerji: Much anti-Dalit prejudice in newsrooms Posted on 22 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS By Indian law, caste discrimination is illegal: should journalists be aware of this, asks Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Tennis Travails

    Ranjona Banerji: Tennis Travails Posted on 19 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS Some tennis writers prefer to limit themselves to analyses of the games themselves and playing styles. This leaves larger issues in tennis untouched, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Net emerging clear winner in UK news media

    Ranjona Banerji: Net emerging clear winner in UK news media Posted on 12 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS Every media house which is investing in mobile app technology is looking at the cash register going ka-ching and I cannot see TV keeping pace unless it runs down the same road, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Hyper-nationalism UnLtd

    Ranjona Banerji: Hyper-nationalism UnLtd Posted on 08 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS What India needs very urgently is TV programmes which analyse the way news is presented, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: When handout journalists refused to see the reality at Pathankot

    Ranjona Banerji: When handout journalists refused to see the reality at Pathankot Posted on 05 Jan,2016 | under BLOGS What was also evident on Twitter is that journalists who favoured the government were at a loss about what to tweet about, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Flooding, crime or Christmas?

    Ranjona Banerji: Flooding, crime or Christmas? Posted on 30 Dec,2015 | under BLOGS In the UK, the Christmas season is always a slow one news-wise since most people are on holiday and the general mood leans towards cheer rather than misery, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: The incestuous world of politicians & political journalists

    Ranjona Banerji: The incestuous world of politicians & political journalists Posted on 23 Dec,2015 | under BLOGS As the years go by and TV journalists set the standards, some time-honoured standards (such as they ever were) appear to be slipping, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: How the media stopped being Modi-managed and was kicked into thinking for itself

    Ranjona Banerji: How the media stopped being Modi-managed and was kicked into thinking for itself Posted on 15 Dec,2015 | under BLOGS As writers and intellectuals began returning old awards and protesting against an atmosphere of “intolerance” caused by proponents of Hindutva, this caused a massive problem for the pro-BJP section of the media. It could not ignore the protests completely, although many journalists had no qualms in admitting that they had never heard of many of the writers – to no one’s surprise. But then the film world also got into the act and all hell broke loose, writes Ranjona Banerji

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