MxM JOURNALISM REVIEW

  • Ranjona Banerji: Rahul G is back. Yawn

    Ranjona Banerji: Rahul G is back. Yawn Posted on 17 Apr,2015 | under BLOGS We are indeed lucky the news channels did not tell us what Rahul Gandhi was eating for breakfast and so on, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Not enough on Sania!

    Ranjona Banerji: Not enough on Sania! Posted on 14 Apr,2015 | under BLOGS Newspapers often waste space on some unknown person of Indian origin winning a municipal election in an obscure American town just because of the Indian connection so it was unfortunate to see Sania Mirza not making the cut, notes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: The curious use of the term

    Ranjona Banerji: The curious use of the term “presstitute” Posted on 10 Apr,2015 | under BLOGS I would suggest that working journalists who feel so strongly about abhorrent media practices invented by the people who pay them their salaries need to take a strong stand and pay the price for their principles by becoming jobless, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Journos get hysterical on Twitter on Mihir Sharma's religion

    Ranjona Banerji: Journos get hysterical on Twitter on Mihir Sharma’s religion Posted on 07 Apr,2015 | under BLOGS As a journalist (or indeed as a citizen) you are free to call yourself what you want and criticise whoever and whatever you want, notes Ranjona Banerji

  • Ranjona Banerji: Same old news on AAP

    Ranjona Banerji: Same old news on AAP Posted on 31 Mar,2015 | under BLOGS It could safely be said that had India won the Cricket World Cup, the AAP’s event managers would have had to delay publicising their squabble, writes Ranjona Banerji

  • 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

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