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

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

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

Demolition And Dislocation In Gurgaon

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.

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

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Whose Website Is It Anyway?

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.

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


Back To The Grass Roots

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

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

A Public Meet On Media Law

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

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


Doing Their Bit

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

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


Masjid Kisne Toda?

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

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


How To Report On A Death

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

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

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Missing The Target

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

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

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United They Stood

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

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

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