Media

Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang is no more

AMN / NEW DELHI: India’s well known cartoonist and Padama Shri Sudhir Tailang is no more. He passed away today after a prolonged illness. He was 56. Tailang was suffering from a brain tumour for some time. He would be cremated at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Lodhi road crematorium. Tailang was under treatment for … Continue reading Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Tailang is no more

Obituary: Sudhir Tailing, a good friend, a gifted cartoonist

By A.J. Philip  / I lost one of my best friends in the death of cartoonist Sudhir Tailang. He has not been keeping good health for some time but I did not know that the end was so near. The last time I met him was at the India Habitat Centre where he organised an … Continue reading Obituary: Sudhir Tailing, a good friend, a gifted cartoonist

Media must work with responsibility while covering terror attack: Rathore

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has urged the media to work with responsibility as it affects thinking and views of the people. Addressing the convocation function of Indian Institute of Mass Communication in New Delhi today, Col Rathore referred to recent terror attack in Paris saying that the media … Continue reading Media must work with responsibility while covering terror attack: Rathore

Coverage of anti terrorist operations by TV channels must be as per laws: Minister

AMN / Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has said coverage of anti-terrorist operations by news channels must be as per the Cable TV Act, 1995 and advisories issued by the Ministry. In a tweet, Mr Rathore said it will be ensured that the provisions of the Act are adhered to … Continue reading Coverage of anti terrorist operations by TV channels must be as per laws: Minister

Cable TV digitization important initiative of Centre: Sunil Arora

The Secretary for Information & Broadcasting Sunil Arora has said that digitization of cable TV network is an important initiative of central government.  Addressing a meeting of Media Heads of I&B Ministry in Jodhpur today, Mr. Arora said that the third phase of cable TV digitization will be over by 31st December for which four … Continue reading Cable TV digitization important initiative of Centre: Sunil Arora

Growth of print media a favorable factor for democracy: Jaitley

AMN // Information and broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley today said that the growth of print media was a favourable factor for democratic functioning of the country. He said this while releasing the 59th Annual report on print media compiled by Registrar of newspapers for India. Mr Jaitley said, though the print media all over the … Continue reading Growth of print media a favorable factor for democracy: Jaitley

Ved Bhasin: A living history of Jammu and Kashmir

Iftikhar Gilani / Prior to the Kashmir of 1990s, on every afternoon a long queue of people were seen at Universal News Agency near the old bus stand of Sopore. With people jostling and elbowing each other, it would seem that there was distribution of ration or other home essentials. At time police had to … Continue reading Ved Bhasin: A living history of Jammu and Kashmir

Book Review: Art of News Reporting

Andalib Akhter / If Journalism is often a routine affair that requires learning things on daily basis, this e-book. ‘News Reporting – Made Easy@nirendelhi.com’ can provide some of the answers. Students of journalism often get confused when they go out for jobs in the industry when no one asks them ‘What is News.’ Rather they are … Continue reading Book Review: Art of News Reporting

Editors Guild of India reconstituted

Prestigious body of journalists, Editors Guild of India has reconstituted.  Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director, India Today has been elected as the president of the Editors Guild of India at the general body meeting on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The new General Secretary is Prakash Dube, Group Editor, Dainik Bhaskar with Seema Mustafa, Editor, The Citizen, … Continue reading Editors Guild of India reconstituted

Free Media is an aid to good governance: Arun Jaitley

AMN  / Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley today said the days of ban on the media is gone. Delivering the Sardar Patel lecture organised by All India Radio in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley observed that it is literally impossible to implement ban on media. He said free speech is an aid to good governance … Continue reading Free Media is an aid to good governance: Arun Jaitley

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