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#SundayReading – Violence, voices and visibility #socialmedia #mediaethics

BY LAXMI MURTHY What are the ethical implications surrounding graphic depictions of sexual violence in the media? On the morning of a hot day at the end of May, the thick branches of a mango tree in dusty Katra Sadatganj village… Continue Reading →

EU – transparency of clinical trials data #healthcare

Europe backs more transparent, simpler clinical trial rules April 2 Wed Apr 2, 2014 2:18pm EDT (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday in favour of new rules that will ensure more open reporting of clinical trials results, even… Continue Reading →

#India – Tehelka, Jhatka and now Tamasha #mustread

DECEMBER 2, 2013 Guest post by Satya Sagar Eight years ago I remember listening to Tarun Tejpal in Bangalore as he held forth on how the news media could change the world for the better. It was a gathering of… Continue Reading →

#India- Tehelka is Dead, Long Live Tehelka #Sundayreading

BY AMIT SENGUPTA  NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND NOVEMBER 27, 2013 T Amit Sengupta was one of the editors at ‘Tehelka’, when it was still called the ‘People’s Paper’. In a heart-breaking account he narrates the fall of the magazine from the highest pedestals… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- Statement Condemning the Sexual Assault of Woman Journalist from Tehelka

Women Against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) is in complete solidarity and supports the woman journalist who has made a serious complaint of repeated aggravated sexual assault against Tarun Tejpal – her powerful and influential director/ employer in Tehelka… Continue Reading →

#India – THE Tejpal Who is far more TEZ ! #Tehelka

NOVEMBER 29, 2013 Guest Post by Kishore, kafila.org So Tejpal allegedly sexually assaulted his lady colleague in an elevator. Criminal charges have been pressed against Tejpal and it seems sooner or later the woman journalist who may not get another job… Continue Reading →

Intelligence reporting or embedded journalism?

Why do spooks mostly feed us the apple-pie-cold-coffee stories instead of revealing information of the kind Gen Singh disclosed? Editors must get together to evolve a protocol for covering the intelligence beat says AJAZ ASHRAF Posted/Updated Monday, Sep 30, hoot.org Come to think… Continue Reading →

#India – How the Delhi gang-rape revealed the ugly truth about India’s journalists #mustread

By ROHAN VENKATARAMAKRISHNAN After a brutal gang-rape-murder that inspired not only protests and outrage but also a suicide, new legislation and a heightened awareness of the very nature of womanhood in India, all eyes ought to have been trained on the… Continue Reading →

Complaint against Dainik Bhaskar daily for continuously Publishing misogynist news #Vaw

To Smt. Mamta Sharma, The Chairperson, National Commission for Women, New Delhi.Subject: Complaint against Dainik Bhaskar daily for continuously Publishing misogynist news against a victim of gender violence, who is fighting for her life in the hospital. Dear Chairperson, I… Continue Reading →

#India – Whistleblower Dr K V Babu’s 5-yr battle for #medicalethics drags on #Publichealth #IMA

Rema Nagarajan 30 May 2013, TNN May 30, 2013: It is exactly five years since Dr K V Babu took up the issue of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) endorsing the products of various companies in violation of the medical… Continue Reading →

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