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Pandemic, rejig force NBC to cancel 3 entertainment news shows

07 Aug 2020

Pandemic, rejig force NBC to cancel 3 entertainment news shows

In a massive jolt to newsroom dynamics, three popular E! Entertainment news shows, E! News, In the Room and Pop of the Morning, stand canceled.

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

09 Jun 2019

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly sharing an "objectionable post" online on UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Pakistani reporter rides on donkey while reporting on 'donkey business'

20 Dec 2018

Pakistani reporter rides on donkey while reporting on 'donkey business'

The passion of journalism often makes journalists push their limits and pull off some absolutely bizarre stunts.

#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy

13 Dec 2018

#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy

With the Kerala nun rape case having received significant coverage in the media, Catholicsabha, the mouthpiece of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala, has hit out at the media.

#SeriesInFocus: 'The Newsroom' is neither a drama nor an editorial

05 Nov 2018

#SeriesInFocus: 'The Newsroom' is neither a drama nor an editorial

In recent years, 'The Newsroom' has graduated to become one of the most talked about shows around the globe.

#Cobrapost136: Delhi HC allows publication of Dainik Bhaskar stings

29 Sep 2018

#Cobrapost136: Delhi HC allows publication of Dainik Bhaskar stings

Stating that "free speech is lifeblood of democracy," the Delhi HC set aside its single-judge order on Friday which restrained web portal Cobrapost from publishing a documentary on Dainik Bhaskar, which is allegedly involved in paid news, mass polarization, and accepting black money.

Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports

18 Aug 2018

Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports

An aeronautical engineer from Mumbai and a Delhi-based lawyer have come together to set up a group, which will monitor news reports and social media posts that are "biased and fake" and take necessary action.

Trump says American media dying to see him make mistake

28 Jul 2018

Trump says American media dying to see him make mistake

US President Donald Trump said the American media was dying to see him make mistake, a day after the White House barred a reporter from attending one of his events.

The 50 shades of journalism, all black in color

24 Jul 2018

The 50 shades of journalism, all black in color

In their pursuit of breaking news, they have broken truth. In order to garner more eyeballs, they have lost vision. And, to become profitable, they have lost their souls.

Harmeet Singh, first Sikh to become news anchor in Pakistan

30 Jun 2018

Harmeet Singh, first Sikh to become news anchor in Pakistan

In a first, a Sikh man has been hired as an anchor by a news channel in Pakistan.

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

18 Jan 2018

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

President Donald Trump keeps his word. He promised a US-Mexico border wall, he's apparently building it. He promised "immigration reform", he's doing it.

PressCoin: The new(s) kid on the crypto block

17 Jan 2018

PressCoin: The new(s) kid on the crypto block

PressCoin is a news platform, formed by a group of news organizations and journalists, that aims to sustain funding for independent investigative journalism through the use of cryptocurrency.

The news start-up where all the reporters are under 14

03 Dec 2017

The news start-up where all the reporters are under 14

Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage

12 Oct 2017

Trump threatens to shut down NBC, others, over unfavorable-coverage

President Donald Trump questioned whether media licenses for NBC News and other networks should be challenged after they reported the unfavorable news.

Google drops its 'first-click free' policy

04 Oct 2017

Google drops its 'first-click free' policy

Google is canceling its 'First Click Free' policy, under which news sites were required to provide at least three articles per day in Google Search and Google news before they could enable a paywall.

News website faces threats over Madurai temple half-naked girls' story

27 Sep 2017

News website faces threats over Madurai temple half-naked girls' story

Coimbatore-based news website, Covai Post, published a story on the bizarre, "ancient" ritual performed in a temple in Madurai's Vellalur involving half-naked girls.

SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV

22 Sep 2017

SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh to take control of NDTV

As NDTV founders Prannoy Roy, Radhika Roy and promoter RRPR Holding Pvt Ltd face a probe for allegedly concealing transactions, the channel is set to be handed over to a new owner.

YouTube will now provide you with 'breaking news'

20 Aug 2017

YouTube will now provide you with 'breaking news'

YouTube aims to be more than an addiction, where you keep on jumping from one video to another, killing time.

Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC to join Netflix

15 Aug 2017

Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC to join Netflix

Netflix announced that it had signed on the most illustrious creator working in television- Shonda Rhimes.

15th August, 1947, India's independence through the eyes of world-media

15 Aug 2017

15th August, 1947, India's independence through the eyes of world-media

To the media of the entire world, India's freedom from its colonial masters was of great importance.

Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

10 Aug 2017

Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

Doordarshan invites public entries for new logo

25 Jul 2017

Doordarshan invites public entries for new logo

Doordarshan is changing its decades-old logo to reflect the choices of the "children of liberalization".

News Media Alliance fights back Facebook and Google's monopoly

12 Jul 2017

News Media Alliance fights back Facebook and Google's monopoly

When it comes to online publications, news outlets are at the mercy of Google and Facebook, the two platforms that run a near monopoly over online advertising and online news traffic.

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

13 Apr 2017

Sambhal: Editor-in-chief of news channel arrested for spreading communal tension

Editor-in-chief of Hindi news channel Sudarshan, Suresh Chavanke, was arrested on charges of inciting communal tension and hurting religious sentiments in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.