Two schools of journalism were suddenly in conflict. Should Nawaz Sharif’s alleged corruption be overlooked because protecting him against Imran Khan served some higher purpose? Publish and be damned is what I had been taught when confronted with such situations.Read More Should journalists protect National Interest or publish and be damned?
The televised coverage of western triumphalism divided the world into two hostile audiences – the victorious West and a humiliated Muslim world.Read More Western Media wrong on spate of issues: Time for Indian Media?
A hidden camera, when used for the purpose for exposing the machinery of corruption, is the only way a citizen can ring the alarm bells.Read More In Defence of ‘Sting Operations’: Battling Cancer of Corruption
I want to cite in this column the number of stories or instances of how ethics is ceasing to be a factor in the functioning of India’s national media (TV, print and social). The media is getting increasingly partisan, its main focus shifting from pointing out facts to building perceptions.Read More Right Angle: Indian Media and Ethics
Udwin not only indulged in flagrant illegalities by duping the Indian authorities but perpetrated an ‘artistic, journalistic or academic’ fraud on Indians. Firstly she never interviewed the main rapists.Read More A British who ruined India’s Holi