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  • 'Pure news is passe, now ideology shapes news' 09-07-2014 10:08 AM

    New Delhi: Senior journalists rounding up their assessment of media coverage of the 2014 general election said that "pure" news has more or less disappeared and that the personal ideology of the editor or proprietor often shapes news. At a panel discussion chaired by NDTV Group Editor Barkha Dutt on...
  • Journal expresses 'Concern' over Facebook study 04-07-2014 10:32 AM

    San Francisco: The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people's online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled. In a note of contrition, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concluded that the decision to manipulate the content appearing on...
  • National Herald case: Congress defends Sonia, Rahul Gandhi 26-06-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have not received any notice from the court regarding the National Herald case in which they have been named as accused, said party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi. "This is a stale complaint, we have not received the complaint letter; will give...
  • US Journalism school students receive misspelled diplomas 25-06-2014 06:31 PM

    New York: A journalism school in the US has awarded 30 misspelled diploma degrees to its students. Illinois university's Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communication recently gave 30 diplomas to graduates on which the word "integrated" was spelled without the 'n.' Kit Fox, one of the 250...
  • Mumbai artist inducted on international panel 22-06-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: A city-based artist has been appointed as "ethics adviser and ambassador" by the World Citizen Artists (WCA) to raise awareness about global issues through art. Prakash Bal Joshi, a former senior political journalist with a English daily here, has exhibited his art in Europe, USA, Turkey, Bhutan and other...
  • New media start up focussing on digital journalism 20-06-2014 05:41 PM

    Kochi: A Kochi based new media start up, Southlive Networks, focusing on digital journalism, will go on stream from the first week of September with interactive news both in English and Malayalam. Apart from giving current news, Southlive will have web magazine, IP television and other services like e-business and...
  • 'Good journalism will change you'

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Dear Journalism Students: Good journalism will change you, or at least it will build your abs. Congratulations on graduating! Today I want to ...

  • Yahoo India bags prestigious RedInk award in Journalism 11-06-2014 12:03 PM

    Yahoo India has announced that it has won three RedInk Awards for original features. RedInk is one of the largest, independent journalism awards in India. The competition includes all major news media - news papers, websites and television/cable channels. This year, Yahoo India was the only online media company to...
  • 14-year-old Indian boy tells US how to save $400 mn by changing font 30-03-2014 11:16 AM

    New York: A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with an unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents. Suvir Mirchandani, a student in a Pittsburgh-area middle school, claimed that if the federal government used the...
  • World's first academic pornography journal launched 23-03-2014 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: For those interested in knowing the culture of pornography or the nature of sexual fantasy, here comes a first-ever "dedicated" porn journal. Named as 'Porn Studies', the open-access journal is an "international, peer-reviewed journal to critically explore cultural products and services designated as pornographic", its London-based publisher Routledge...
  • Farhad Dadyburjor's 'How I got lucky' is a fun and light read 22-02-2014 09:55 AM

    Media and Journalism is a riotous industry, more so because of the stiff and exponentially increasing competition for the breaking news. Everyday there are tons of stories to be covered, some make headlines and others just go down in the archives but if you are reporting for the Bollywood, then...
  • Prasar Bharti Chairperson Mrinal Pande to head Haridev Joshi University's advisory council 22-02-2014 07:42 AM

    Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Fridaynominated Prasar Bharti chairperson Mrinal Pande as thechairperson of the advisory council of Haridev JoshiUniversity of Journalism and Mass Communication, Jaipur. Alva also nominated senior journalist Kumar Ketkar, ChiefEditor of Dainik Divya Marathi, Siddharth Varadarajan, formereditor of The Hindu, Sachidananda Murthy, Resident Editor ofThe Week,...
  • 18 signs that you are married to a journalist 07-02-2014 01:34 PM

    What's a typical day like in a journalist's life like? Honestly, there is nothing typical about it. There isn't one shift that they stick to, anything from a building collapse to a cat stuck in a tree is considered breaking news given how bad or good the news day is...
  • Govt mulling check on social media to stop misuse: Shinde on Muzaffarnagar riots 18-01-2014 04:56 PM

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday drew attention toward alleged "misuse" of social media in forking old "provocative" photographs to foment communal riots and said his ministry was mulling to put a check on it. "Sitting in Home Ministry I see old provocative photographs being circulated on Facebook...
  • Tehelka: Rumours on shutting down triggers debate over its legacy 07-01-2014 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: The media circle is abuzz with rumours of investigative magazine Tehelka closing down. Even though there is no official confirmation on Tehelka shutting shop, insiders confirm that the magazine is on its way out. According to a Tehelka journalist, the magazine has already shut its circulation department with...
  • Devil's Advocate: Role reversal, Kapil Sibal grills Karan Thapar 30-12-2013 09:23 PM

    On this New Year special edition of Devil's Advocate, Union Minister Kapil Sibal plays the Devil's Advocate role and questions senior journalist Karan Thapar about his life as a journalist and the nature of journalism. He also talks about the 2G scam and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Justin Bieber wants a 'long' break from music 18-12-2013 02:18 PM

    Los Angeles: Pop star Justin Bieber has said that he is planning to take a break from his music career as he wants his talent to 'mature'. The 19-year-old says once his new album 'Journals' is released, he will take a long break, reports contactmusic.com. "After the new album, I'm...
  • Chinese journalist tries to crowdfund his career with online donations 02-11-2013 01:10 PM

    Beijing: From his temporary home on a friend's sofa, Yin Yusheng hopes to craft a new kind of journalism in China, where the industry is widely seen as state-controlled and corrupt. He wants to make his readers the boss - and that includes paying his salary. Once users pledge 5,000...
  • eBay founder Pierre Omidyar aims to build a new 'mass media organisation' 18-10-2013 02:38 PM

    San Francisco: eBay founder Pierre Omidyar has become the latest self-made tech baron to plunge into the struggling news industry - hot on the heels of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, who just paid $250 million for the Washington Post. But unlike Bezos, the French-born Iranian American says he aims to...
  • Technology should be used to promote, propagate Urdu, says Hamid Ansari 13-09-2013 07:46 PM

    Technology should be increasingly used to promote and propagate Urdu among the masses, especially students in schools, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Friday. Ansari, in a function organised by Urdu daily Nai Duniya, said while films have had a huge impact in spreading Urdu, technology can be used to...
  • Young women who drink alcohol at greater risk of breast cancer 29-08-2013 05:15 PM

    Washington: The more alcohol a young woman drinks before motherhood, the greater her risk of future breast cancer, a new study has warned. If a female averages a drink per day between her first period and her first full-term pregnancy, she increases her risk of breast cancer by 13 per...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Need to change mindset, say teachers 24-08-2013 06:10 PM

    The gangrape of a young photojournalist in Mumbai triggered an outrage across the country. Concerned over the incident, the teaching community have called for a change the mindset of the people. Teachers claim that gender discrimination was very much a part of our society claiming it can be witnessed even...
  • FTP: Should journalists have to pass an exam before they enter journalism? 21-08-2013 11:41 PM

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the media industry should consider holding a common exam for journalists, on the lines of that conducted by the Bar Council, after which they could be given licence to pursue the profession. ...
  • News briefs: State decides to introduce Gita in Urdu for Classes 1, 2 in Bhopal 05-08-2013 11:56 PM

    The state government has decided to teach the Bhagavad Gita to the students of Classes 1 and 2 in its Urdu-medium schools from the current academic session. This will be the first time when the teachings will be added as a part of Special Urdu textbooks in Classes 1 and...
  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism debate: Who's afraid of social media? 01-08-2013 11:51 PM

    At Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism debate, a panel of experts explored the pros and cons of social media and its implications on democracy. ...
  • CNN-IBN wins big at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 24-07-2013 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN, India's Most Awarded News Channel, has once again proved its supremacy in the 24X7 English news space by winning three awards at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards held on Tuesday. At a grand ceremony held at the Taj Palace here, CNN-IBN journalists were recognised...
  • Media is not raising issues related to villages: Hazare 21-07-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said that journalism, which is the fourth pillar of the democracy, has now become infested with mites and it is a cause of concern. "Journalism is the fourth pillar of the democracy which has to be strong, but it is a cause of...
  • Two more journalists from Sun tabloid under scanner 09-07-2013 02:26 AM

    London: The head of news at Rupert Murdoch's British Sun tabloid is to be charged with authorising illegal payments to police and army officials, prosecutors said on Monday, the latest senior figure from the media mogul's newspapers to face criminal charges. Chris Pharo is to be charged with conspiring with...
  • Every college is as good as any other in DU: Prof Sumanyu Satpathy 03-06-2013 06:00 PM

    Professor Sumanyu Satpathy, head of the Department of English at Delhi University, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the admissions process in DU colleges for English (Hons). Q. Which college is best in DU for English (Hons)? Asked by: Rohit A. We do not grade our departments across colleges....
  • 'Make self-regulation robust to avoid judicial intervention' 26-05-2013 08:10 AM

    Mumbai: Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Manish Tewari on Saturday was called for a robust self-regulation in media to "keep out judicial intervention". "Content regulation in the media space is not going to come out of political executive, but will come out of the judicial process. Make self-regulation more...