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HT Paid For Shoddy Journalism

Kashif argues that Hindustan Times got paid for a shoddy piece of journalism. Source of inspiration for this post and its title comes from a very creative piece of journalism as exemplified by an HT story titled ‘Yahoo! paid for Peerbhoy’s training to hack networks’. Continue reading

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Flagging TimesNow

When there is no news what a 24/7 news channel got to do? Of course, they are going to make up the news. The role of Times Now TV channel in promoting a story without checking the facts is just irresponsible journalism. Continue reading

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Legality Of Md Mukkaram’s Shooting

Killing of a youth in Bangalore by army personnel raises questions about the response as well as the media coverage of the incident. Continue reading

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Shaheen Bagh Kidnapping Case: Observations And Questions

A team of UP Police brazenly attempts to kidnap a youth from Shaheen Bagh and media tries to portray a narrative completely different from reality. Continue reading

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Media, Muslims And Mujahideen

A bomb does not discriminate between a Hindu or a Muslim. Indian media should play a more balanced role and provide a nuanced perspective while discussing the issue of terrorism. Continue reading

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Delhi Shootout: Hindustan Times’s Complex Narrative

Hindustan Times used the police version of the story on the Jamia Nagar encounter as a fact in its reporting unlike other publications. Continue reading

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Madrasa Reforms: Some Issues To Consider

Revising the existing madrasa curriculum needs to be a holistic exercise covering various disciplines necessary for becoming a qualified Ulema. Continue reading

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Terrifying Testimonies

Victimization of innocent people as scapegoats is becoming more and more prevalent while fighting terrorism. Continue reading

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Terrorising Muslims In The Name Of Countering Terrorism

Eminent journalists, retired judges and social activists come forward in oppposing fake encounters in the name of counter terrorism. Continue reading

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Muslims Should Adopt Advocacy Instead Of Protests

Instead of protesting, Muslims should adopt advocacy methods to alleviate problems. Continue reading

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