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Perceptions of fair news coverage among different groups

Dr Richard Fletcher Diversity is now a key priority for many newsrooms across the world. Although improving diversity has been a decades-long process for some news organisations, political shocks like the election of Donald Trump in the US and Brexit in the UK prompted some to ask whether newsrooms primarily ...

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आधुनिक पत्रकारिता का स्वर्णिम काल

  आलोक मेहता अखबार में वैचारिक स्वतंत्रता और विविधता के लिए राजेंद्र माथुर  ने अपनी सम्पादकीय टीम में कट्टर हिंदुत्ववादी, समाजवादी, कांग्रेसी,कम्युनिस्ट विचारों वाले सहायक सम्पादक रखे। प्रमुख सम्पादकीय स्वयं माथुर साहब ही लिखते अथवा उनके विचार और निर्णय पर आधारित होता। लेकिन सम्पादकीय पृष्ठ पर सहयोगी अथवा भिन्न राय ...

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What is Documentary?

What is Documentary (Click the above link) By S. Chakrapani The documentary is to document with evidence something that has actually happened by using actuality footage or reconstructions. The documentary is  the creative treatment of actuality as it prevails The term documentary was coined by filmmaker John Grierson in 1926 ...

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FACEBOOK IS A DOOMSDAY MACHINE

          The architecture of the modern web poses grave threats to humanity. It’s not too late to save ourselves. By Adrienne LaFrance The doomsday machine was never supposed to exist. It was meant to be a thought experiment that went like this: Imagine a device built ...

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News Concepts: “Facts are not truths”

Perception and the truth —————————————————————————- The parable of the Blind Men and an Elephant: A group of blind men heard that a strange animal, called an elephant, had been brought to the town, but none of them were aware of its shape and form. Out of curiosity, they said: “We ...

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‘आज के संपादकों को राजेंद्र माथुर जी से सीखना चाहिए कि संपादक होना क्या होता है’

क़मर वहीद नक़वी   संपादकीय नीतियों को लेकर वरिष्ठ सहयोगियों को तो छोड़िये, टीम के कनिष्ठतम सदस्य की असहमति का सम्मान था। कई बार ऐसे अवसर आये कि माथुर जी के खुद के लिखे को लेकर असहमतियां मुखर भी हुईं, लेकिन जहां तक मैं जानता हूं किसी के निजी करियर ...

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Media Education in Digital Age

Prof. Subhash Dhuliya In the wake of the digital revolution, media education needs to be radically transformed. The traditional system is no more relevant to meet present-day demands and requirements. The biggest challenge before journalism and media schools is to stay abreast with the latest in a rapidly changing world. ...

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