How Ranvir Sena killed Dalits: An exposé by Cobrapost and some more delusionary denials of the existence of caste

posted by Arunabh Saikia|August 18, 2015   in Washboard|33 Comments

Why do we refuse to accept that caste is still a reality and an ugly one at that?

Demolition And Dislocation In Gurgaon

posted by Manisha Pande|May 25, 2015   in Washboard|16 Comments

A village with more than 100 years of history was razed to the ground to make way for an access road to a housing society in Sector 47 of Gurgaon.

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Whose Website Is It Anyway?

posted by Kartik Nijhawan|January 23, 2015   in Washboard|2 Comments

Two Congress websites go down, with a disgruntled ex-party member taking credit for it. We talk to the man responsible to find out why.


Back To The Grass Roots

posted by Sidharth Ravi|January 6, 2015   in Washboard|33 Comments

Journalist P Sainath talks about his new online media venture, PARI and putting the focus back on rural India.

A Public Meet On Media Law

posted by Manisha Pande|October 8, 2014   in Washboard|18 Comments

The Law Commission got judges and journalists to brainstorm on issues affecting the media. Some important takeaways.


Doing Their Bit

posted by Video Volunteers|April 22, 2014   in Washboard|3 Comments

Kayonaaz, from Video Volunteers, narrates the work the organisation has been involved in.


Masjid Kisne Toda?

posted by Arunabh Saikia|April 5, 2014   in Washboard|67 Comments

Cobrapost’s Operation Janmabhoomi – what it revealed and what the media thought of it.


How To Report On A Death

posted by Rajan Laad|January 23, 2014   in Washboard|25 Comments

Seven commandments which the media should have followed while reporting on Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor’s death.

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Missing The Target

posted by Somi Das|November 25, 2013   in Washboard|18 Comments

Street vendors and farmers play lead roles in Bharat Nirman ads. But do these ads even reach their target audience?

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United They Stood

posted by Somi Das|August 26, 2013   in Washboard|13 Comments

The Journalist Solidarity Forum gathered to protest the sacking of Network 18’s employees. But to what end?

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