Why did Donald Trump Deny India’s Invitation? According to the reports, Donald Trump, the US President, has subdued India’s invitation to be the chief guest during the Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2019. This incident turns out to be a most important development as this deplorable announcement has been promulgated in such a timeContinue reading “Why did Donald Trump Deny India’s Invitation?”
Teacher’s Day Special Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwarah Guru Saakshaata Parabrahma Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah (Salutation to the one who himself is the creator, the sustainer, the destroyer and ultimate consciousness) As believed by Taittiriya Upanishad’s steadfast verse — मातृ देवो भव्; पितृ देवो भव्; आचार्य देवो भव्; अतिथिदेवो भव्; (pronounced as MaatruContinue reading “Teacher’s Day Special”
Myanmar Reuters Journalists’ Case vs. the Significance of Official Secrets Act For infringement of the Official Secrets Act, while exploring a holocaust of Rohingya Muslims, a Myanmar court has sentenced two Reuters journalists — Wa Lone, and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven years in prison. The duo was originally detained in December 2017 after they wereContinue reading “Myanmar Reuters Journalists’ Case vs. the Significance of Official Secrets Act”
What a Selfie Mania! Up until a few years back i.e. before the advent of smartphones, only just a few people knew what a selfie was. The word Selfie was first coined in Australia after its first acknowledged usage was exposed by an Australian. He termed his snap, taken while drunk on a party night,Continue reading “What a Selfie Mania!”
My recent book titled Broadcast Journalism: The Golden Mean of Mass Media has been officially released at Public Library Dwaraka Nagar in Visakhapatnam (Of Course, in my absence) by Writers Academy of Visakhapatnam. Prof GSN Raju, The Vice-Chancellor of Centurion University released the book, while other prominent people like Prof DVR Murthy, Dr. Chall Rama Krishna, VV Ramana Murthy were also present to grace the occasion— the Hero of the occasion was Prof P. Bobby Vardhan.
Let it be a news story or otherwise, writers write to put in the picture of various stories. Such stories can entertain, inform, upset or enliven the audience. But, the writings that we come across in the media nowadays are often formulaic. Whether it’s the consistent presence of sex scenes or the tendency to chooseContinue reading “Media, reader’s choice and sensationalism”
At times media as a whole and media personnel in general are becoming over enthusiastic in the matters concerning the identity of the victim of certain offences, forgetting the very fact that there is a vast difference between the convicted and the accused. Section 228A of IPC is relevant in this matter. Each and everyContinue reading “Media personnel should know what IPC Section 228A is about”