Media

Various aspects of media and their influence on society, politics and happenings in general. Journalism is a long term muse for me – whether it be TV, print or blogs. What constitutes journalism, and what goes beyond into the realms of activism or propaganda?

Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and the role of Republic TV Media

Violence at Aligarh Muslim University and the role of Republic TV

Shocking reports emerge of the role played by Republic TV in the events that unfolded at the Aligarh Muslim Universtity campus. Reports from students describe incitement, accusations of "terrorist college" and violence by BJP activists, including a gun fired. Not the first time that TV crews were present and ready to cover BJP affiliated violence.
Anatomy of an ‘unrest’ Media

Anatomy of an ‘unrest’

During my time away, a story that fascinated me — in a train-wreck kind of way, and as a cautionary tale of the danger of the media disseminating half…