Media

  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector 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 24-year-old 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. CNN-IBN 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', CNN-IBN'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. ...
  • Open Mike: Is social media setting the agenda for 2014 polls? March 28, 2014

    With the social media emerging as the most popular platform for election campaigning in the run up to Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits cyber-city Gurgaon as part of a special series, 'Open Mike' and assesses people's opinion. ...
  • Open Mike: Are journalists paid by politicians to subvert news during election time? March 19, 2014

    Even after facing severe criticism over his remarks on the media, a defiant Arvind Kejriwal continued his attack accusing the media of favouring Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and ignoring the Aam Aadmi Party. In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Press...
  • Some media houses are being paid to show Modi in good light: Kejriwal March 15, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the media saying that some media houses are being paid to show BJP's prime ministerial candidate in good light and Kejriwal in bad light. ...
  • Kejriwal's remarks on media 'irresponsible': Katju March 14, 2014

    Speaking on the ongoing tussle between media and Arvind Kejriwal Press Council of India Chairman asks, "Kejriwal continues to enjoy enough media attention, so what is he complaining about?" ...
  • Kejriwal on journalists' hit list after his remarks on 'paid media' March 14, 2014

    It was Arvind Kejriwal's alleged comment at a party fundraiser dinner in Nagpur on Thursday where he allegedly said that media is paid and he will put those journalists along with others in jail when he comes to power which sparked a storm. The AAP chief has now denied making...
  • Is the Aam Aadmi Party's criticism of the media overdone? March 14, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has been attacking the media over a volley of issues. Is the Aam Aadmi Party's criticism of the media overdone? ...
  • BEA general secretary hits back at Kejriwal for his remarks on media March 14, 2014

    Broadcast Editors' Association general secretary NK Singh hit back at AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks against media saying, "You cannot send anyone to jail like this. There is a process for that and one needs proofs. Arvind Kejriwal is at his downslide and when a person is in...
  • Tweeples react to Kejriwal's paid media remark March 14, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the media and said that he will send all the "paid media houses" to jail if he is voted to power. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wrote on Twitter, "I really don't get AAP and Arvind Kejriwal's criticism of the media....
  • Mumbai: Kejriwal blames media for ruckus at Churchgate railway station March 13, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the media for the chaos at Mumbai's Churchgate railway station on Wednesday. ...
  • Is AAP being hypocritical about its attitude towards media? March 10, 2014

    First, Kejriwal gets into a fresh controversy after a you tube video of him advising a TV anchor on an interview goes viral, then the AAP gives the prestigious New Delhi seat to ex Tehelka journalist Ashish Khetan who had done a major sting on the Gujarat 2002 riots and...
  • Opinion polls underestimate AAP, paid media a concern Yogendra Yadav March 5, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that most candidates are buying local media. "This is not buying advertisement space this is paid news. New party underestimated by opinion polls," Yadav said. ...
  • FTP: Kejriwal, Shinde attack journalists: Is the media a soft target for politicians? February 25, 2014

    The recent attacks by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the media has raised serious questions on the journalists becoming a soft target for politicians. ...
  • UPA has never targeted journalists, media houses: Manish Tewari February 25, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari backed Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde saying that the latter has already rendered an explanation on his statement. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tewari also said that the media needed to introspect. ...
  • Watch: Bangaloreans react to Shinde's remark on media February 25, 2014

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday clarified that his remarks on "crushing elements in the media" pertained to the social media and not to journalists as such. "My comments were on social media. It was with regards to the issue related to the Northeast students who were being targeted...
  • Shinde can't blame media, Congress losing ground day by day: BJP February 25, 2014

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde backtracked after his controversial comments threatening to crush the media. ...
  • Media needs to do some introspection: Manish Tewari February 25, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari defended Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's remarks on 'crushing media'. He said, "Media too needs to do some introspection. UPA doesn't believe in attacking anyone in media despite the fact that you have been unfair to us." ...