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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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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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Ebooks Are an Abomination

If you hate them, it’s not your fault. By Ian Bogost Perhaps you’ve noticed that ebooks are awful. I hate them, but I don’t know why I hate them. Maybe it’s snobbery. Perhaps, despite my long career in technology and media, I’m a secret Luddite. Maybe I can’t stand the idea of looking at ...

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War on Journalism

It looks like government officials want to intimidate journalists so that they will be afraid to publish classified information that reveals crimes or other activities that officials do not want the public to know about When the Trump administration indicted WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange under the infamous 1917 Espionage Act, ...

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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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Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation

Indians say it is important to respect all religions, but major religious groups see little in common and want to live separately More than 70 years after India became free from colonial rule, Indians generally feel their country has lived up to one of its post-independence ideals: a society where ...

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Publish Less, but Publish Better

Dr Joy Jenkins Excerpts of Research Report titled “Publish less, but publish better: pivoting to paid in local news” The report finds that: In the last two years, all of the case newspapers have shifted from digital strategies emphasising the pursuit of audience reach, monetised through advertising or a blend ...

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