media ethics

The business of News Reporting

The business of News Reporting

Media is said to be the fourth pillar of democracy; and indeed, a healthy media has a significant role to play in betterment of the society – by shaping the value-system, structuring the societal tolerance on different grounds, and refining the socio-cultural ethos of the people concerned. After the liberalization of the Indian economy in […]

Times of Assam hit by Plagiarism of NETV – Shame on Assamese media

Times of Assam hit by Plagiarism of NETV – Shame on Assamese media

By- Vijay Chutia Advertisements An Explosion! This is the exact term what NETV used on May 6, 2013 to reveal the identity of ULFA(I) Chairman Dr. Abhizeet Bormon alias Dr. Abhizeet Asom alias Dr. Mooqool Hazarika. Anyone who have earlier read the article titled Face of ULFA Acting Chairman Revealed, published on Times of Assam […]

Bias source, Media Ethics and the last poem of Jahnabi

Bias source, Media Ethics and the last poem of Jahnabi

Last year, when a lady teacher named Jahnabi Mahanta Rajkonwar joined banned outfit ULFA, Assamese media published a notorious rumor that she had an affair with the outfit’s chairman Dr. Abhizeet Bormon. And the rumor was based on the source provided by controversial IPS(retired) officer G M Shrivastava, who was alleged as the man behind […]

Guwahati Molestation – The Collective Psyche of a People Undergoing Massive Changes

Guwahati Molestation – The Collective Psyche of a People Undergoing Massive Changes

By- Jyotishmita Sarma This article is in reference to the recent incident of molestation of a young girl outside Club Mint located in Christian Basti, Guwahati by a mob consisting of some twenty or so young men, and the video being captured by a certain camera person of the NewsLive channel. A few days since […]