MxM JOURNALISM REVIEW

  • Ranjona Banerji: When journos fried community believing cooked up claims

    Ranjona Banerji: When journos fried community believing cooked up claims Posted on 24 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS It was a rare journalist who questioned Ujjwal Nikam because in today’s India that can be akin to sedition, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Exclusive, Lesser, Uggh!

    Ranjona Banerji: Exclusive, Lesser, Uggh! Posted on 20 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS TV news in India may have made a mockery of the word “exclusive” but in newspaper parlance it is supposed to mean that no other publication has that particular story, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Stand-outs in the world of selfie-taking journos

    Ranjona Banerji: Stand-outs in the world of selfie-taking journos Posted on 18 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS One understands that journalists based in Delhi are under tremendous pressure, almost as much as bureaucrats are. But is this enough reason for the sort of sycophancy and cowardice some of these journalists display, asks Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: News or Entertainment?

    Ranjona Banerji: News or Entertainment? Posted on 13 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS In many ways TV in India has gone beyond journalism. There is almost no space for the boring, anodyne, journalistic stuff any longer. It’s now all hysterics, outrage, anger, reaction and provocation, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Vinod Mehta (1942-2015). Editor of Editors

    Vinod Mehta (1942-2015). Editor of Editors Posted on 09 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS He did away with the pompous gloom associated with an editor’s office and imbued his publications both style and substance, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Journalism touches new low with Essar leaks expose

    Ranjona Banerji: Journalism touches new low with Essar leaks expose Posted on 03 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS At the risk of being dramatic, there is no part of a journal or a broadcast which is not for sale, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Faulty faculty at journalism schools

    Ranjona Banerji: Faulty faculty at journalism schools Posted on 27 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS All too often, people with minimum or no experience are made heads of departments and what they teach is open to speculation, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Express on the top

    Ranjona Banerji: Express on the top Posted on 24 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS The Indian Express was at the forefront in the last week, asking uncomfortable questions with uncomfortable stories and incisive opinion pieces, notes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Barkha Dutt leaves NDTV, Rajyavardhan leaves women fuming

    Ranjona Banerji: Barkha Dutt leaves NDTV, Rajyavardhan leaves women fuming Posted on 17 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS Women in journalism have fought very hard to get where they are. And they do not need advice of this “known your limits” sort from anybody. No need for a shooting champ to shoot his mouth of, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: The nation wants to know when Barack Obama will answer Times Now! No, really!

    Ranjona Banerji: The nation wants to know when Barack Obama will answer Times Now! No, really! Posted on 13 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS In a jingoistic way, it is heartening to see an Indian TV anchor, watched by 1.2 billion people (Goswami hinted at that on Thursday night though I have yet to see it in a Times Now ad) ask questions of the US president with no hope of ever getting an answer, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • AAPHEW! Ranjona Banerji: Times Now, Twitter score with Delhi results

    AAPHEW! Ranjona Banerji: Times Now, Twitter score with Delhi results Posted on 10 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS Having surfed through most news channels in various Indian languages, it was clear that the most exciting channel was Times Now, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Anyone cares about Freedom of Speech?

    Ranjona Banerji: Anyone cares about Freedom of Speech? Posted on 06 Feb,2015 | under BLOGS The idea of freedom of speech has to be absolute. But in India, we are constantly alert to various sentiments being upset, writes Ranjona Banerji

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