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    The Need for a Sustained Resistance Against the Targeting of Critical Media Voices 

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    The statement of the Delhi Union of journalists  against targeting of Newsclick and critical media voices by the government deserves wider support.

    The Indian Journalistic Community is in an Unprecedented Need for Solidarity

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    The article reflects on the sustained onslaught on the media and the need for an urgent and active expression against the victimisation of the journalist community in the country.

    Baudrillard, Hyperreality and Contemporary Sports By Richard Giulianotti

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    In the postmodern era of media simulated hyperreality, as Jean Baudrillard would argue, it is no longer possible to distinguish the real from the media constructed spectacle. Are we really seeing football and cricket? Or are we watching television-mediated/technologically induced signs and symbols like glossy ads and soap operas? The author—a distinguished sociologist of sport—invokes Baudrillard, and throws light on the changing sport culture. This piece is an excerpt from one of his papers.

    Owing to TRP Scam, BARC Suspends Ratings of News Channels for a Period of...

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    Owing to the recent TRP scandal in which several channels were found to be involved, the rating agency has decided to stop weekly ratings for news channels for three months.

    Mumbai Police Busts TRP Racket, Major News Channel Exposed

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    As Mumbai Police busts major TRP racket, malpractices adopted by well-known news channel comes to light.
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    Coronavirus is killing quality journalism – here’s one possible lifeline

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    The pandemic accelerated and aggravated a bad situation, twisting it into a new shape. Demand for high-quality news has grown suddenly, bringing new readers and subscribers. But advertising revenue, still a significant income for most mainstream news publishers, has collapsed.
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    Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Hatred and Buck Passing in a Post COVID-19 World

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    Sexism, racism and Islamophobia are only some forms of entrenched social hatred that are fanned by the ruling regime, when will we break this vicious cycle?
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    Editors Guild Questions Alleged Intimidation and Judicial Harassment of Journalists

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    The Editors Guild condemned the disturbing trends around the alleged misuse of criminal laws to intimidate journalists.
    Is a Section of the Media Inciting Genocide Against Muslims Amid the Pandemic?

    Is a Section of the Media Inciting Genocide Against Muslims Amid the Pandemic?

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    The article explores the growing genocidal tendencies displayed by select sections of the media as the nation grapples with the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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