17 spectacularly silly things we heard in the media on the Sheena Bora murder case

posted by NL Team|August 28, 2015   in Featured|one Comment

How a case like this shows that news has to be churned faster than you can think of something sensible.

How news died on the #SheenaBora murder trail

posted by Abhinandan Sekhri|August 28, 2015   in Featured|3 Comments

Anchors and panelists couldn’t stop marveling at Peter Mukerjea’s naivety. Obviously they know nothing about love.


Disruptions in Parliament or a stuck GST Bill: What’s bothering India Inc?

posted by Jagdeep S. Chhokar|August 27, 2015   in Criticles|no Comments

Industry captains’ petition on change.org won’t be enough to get MPs to work.


Hardik Patel Ko Gussa Kyun Aaya

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|August 27, 2015   in Criticles|3 Comments

A wrap of the agitation for quota in Gujarat.


One part slut-shaming, two parts moral policing and you get your Assamese TV news

posted by Arunabh Saikia|August 27, 2015   in Criticles|3 Comments

Pratidin Time’s remarks on women wearing shorts is hardly new or something to be shocked by.


‘When the dish box knocked down the antenna’: A study on what’s hurting Doordarshan

posted by Arunabh Saikia|August 25, 2015   in Criticles|2 Comments

Even the most economically-deprived households are willing to pay more for DTH services than remain stuck with Doordarshan.


Reporting on Silicon Valley when it is (or could be) your boss

posted by Vikram Johri|August 24, 2015   in Criticles|2 Comments

What is the future of such exposés with Silicon Valley giants increasingly acquiring traditional media?


Making India awesome: Chetan Bhagat has a plan, or at least a new book

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|August 22, 2015   in Criticles|2 Comments

At the book launch, the author talks about his politics and dealing with literary snobs.

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MNS’ complaint against Tehelka: Why it’s important to recognise ’92-93 Mumbai riots as an act of terror

posted by Manisha Pande|August 21, 2015   in Criticles|11 Comments

The magazine’s cover story begs a question on who we call a terrorist and what we deem an act of terror.


The problem with Mulayam Singh and every other politician who has something to say about rape

posted by Vikram Johri|August 20, 2015   in Criticles|4 Comments

It would seem our politicians were rapists themselves, or at least PhD candidates in rape studies, to know so much about it.

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