MEDIA

  • Happy that administration got support of media and locals: Mohan Lal Khattar November 20, 2014

    "We were successful in carrying out this operation without any innocent losing their life. Happy that administration got support of media and locals," said Haryana CM Mohan Lal Khattar commenting on self-styled godman Rampal. ...
  • Watch: Vladimir Putin got flak for what he put on the first lady's shoulders November 13, 2014

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Putin are getting lampooned on social media for their antics. ...
  • Media is tarnishing Bengaluru's image: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah November 6, 2014

    Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah also blames the media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image. "I request media to not make this a sensitive issue. We have taken all measures, we are serious about the issue," said Siddaramaiah. ...
  • Security beefed up at Vadra's residence November 2, 2014

    Security has been tightened outside the residence of businessman Robert Vadra's house following the controversy over 'assaulting' a reporter who questioned about his land deals in Haryana. ...
  • J&K government yet to take action after DIG's son boasts of power on social media October 29, 2014

    In a shocking misuse of power, the son of the DIG Jammu has posted pictures of his father's subordinates tying his shoes, doubling up as a caddie with high handed captions leading to criticism from all quarters. ...
  • Abuse of power by Jammu DIG exposed: Should the government step in? October 29, 2014

    In an embarrassment for a top policeman in Jammu and Kashmir, photographs showing abuse of power by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jammu have gone viral. The photographs were posted by the DIG's son on social media. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether the...
  • Monica Lewinsky joins twitter October 21, 2014

    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, has joined twitter. She described herself as a social activist and public speaker among other things. ...
  • Missing one-year-old Abhinav's parents take desperate measures to find him October 8, 2014

    It's been eleven days since one-year-old Abhinav went missing from near his Noida home. His anxious parents are now taking every step possible to trace him. ...
  • Did an intensive social media campaign help this couple find their missing daughter? October 6, 2014

    Three-year-old Jahnvi, who went missing from the capital, is now back with her family after eight days. But there are still no clear answers on where she was. As Jhanvi returned with her head shaved, there are some who are suggesting the intense social media campaign to find her spooked...
  • Kidnapped baby Jhanvi found: Has social media helped in policing? October 6, 2014

    A three-year-old, Jhanvi, who went missing from India Gate over a week ago has been traced with her head shaved and a placard around her neck at a market in Janakpuri locality of Delhi late Tuesday evening. CNN-IBN asks whether the social media has helped in policing. ...
  • Women in ISIS have their own media channel September 14, 2014

    ISIS has its own female brigade who serve their extremist ideas. These women have their own media channels and actively post blogs. 15 per cent of ISIS recruitment's are considered to be women. From firing an AK47 to cleaning weapons, they know it all. ...
  • KCR threatens media: Does the political class see the media as a threat? September 10, 2014

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. ...
  • Loved ones missing or stranded in J&K floods: Put your plea across to NDRF September 8, 2014

    The situation in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir continues to be critical and all efforts are being made to pull out all victims from this situation. Even though Jammu region is back to normalcy, the situation remains critical in Kashmir. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and...
  • American spearheading ISIS social media campaign? September 5, 2014

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation suspects that a man from Boston, Ahmad Abousamra, could be the incharge of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's social media campaign. ...
  • Should social media networks be pulling the plug on extremists video? August 28, 2014

    The graphic video footage showing the execution of US journalist James Foley created a debate as soon as it was released on social media. The debate being on whether social media networks should be pulling the plug on extremists video that is essentially propaganda. ...
  • Support for 6yrold on social media who was stopped from entering a mall August 11, 2014

    The father of a sixyearold girl is a CJ, his daughter Tiana who has partial albinism was not allowed into a play area in a Mumbai Mall, the father took up this fight on social media forcing the mall to apologise and perhaps become a little more sensitive. Mihir Trivedi...
  • UP: Woman subinspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female subinspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Is Facebook guilty of manipulating user's emotions? June 30, 2014

    Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger and forced the social network giant on the defensive. ...
  • Facebook earns users' ire for manipulating their emotions June 30, 2014

    Facebook deliberately manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users as a part of a social experiment in 2012. The aim of the study was to find out whether users who were shown more negative content were slightly more likely to post negative posts as compared to users in the positive group....
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Doordarshan back in the days and now June 22, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha talks about the transition of media from the Doordarshan era to the era of the modern electronic media. However, he says that mistakes are common to both the eras. ...
  • Is a social media crackdown the right response? June 10, 2014

    Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24yearold IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji and late...
  • Collecting inputs on increasing FDI in media: I&B Minister June 1, 2014

    "The Centre is currently busy collecting views of various stakeholders in connection with the issue of allowing 100 percent FDI in news media," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said. ...
  • Mumbai: Did social media play an important role in Verdict 2014? May 20, 2014

    Social media was used in a big way by almost all the major political parties and leaders in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Bangalore: People say social media played an important role in Verdict 2014 May 20, 2014

    BJP and its allies have won a historic mandate in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and its leaders used social media in a major way to send across their messages. ...
  • FTP: Did social media play an important role in verdict 2014? May 19, 2014

    The elections for the 16th Lok Sabha were fought very aggressively on social media as well. The platform not only created the buzz but also helped in connecting with the millions on a click. CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts whether social media played an important...
  • Young India Debates: Influence of social media in politics May 4, 2014

    In third show of the special series 'Young India Debates', CNNIBN's Anubha Bhonsle visits Manav Rachna International University in Faridabad and discusses the politics and social media with the students and the panel of experts. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • CJ Youngistan: Can social media Influence voters? April 7, 2014

    How effective is social media as a tool in wooing youngsters to vote for a particular party? We spoke to a few youngsters, experts and political party spokespersons to find out. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show April 6, 2014

    Catch all the election buzz, spoofs and everything that is trending as the entire country gets ready to vote in our first CJ Youngistan show. ...
  • CJ Youngistan: All things young about Lok Sabha Elections April 4, 2014

    The Citizen Journalist Show goes young and interactive with all the election news, trivia, spoofs and everything that is trending this election season. Watch the show every Saturday night at 9:30 PM. ...