Media: Citizen Media
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- The Times of India And Volkswagen - Spreading Fear and Speaking Papers
How could the Times of India send an item that could be misused for a dangerous mission in such sensitive times?
- Book Review: The Power of Half
Does this book bring out the farce that aid is? No. Because they are still very innocent and idealistic in their "giving"
- How To Write Better
Treat your final draft as a piece of rock ready to be sculpted.
- Politics of Identity - A Discussion on the UID Project
The UID project is one of the most ambitious programs in India, without precedence or parallel anywhere in the world.
- Earthquake Strikes Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Killing Thousands
Disaster strikes a land that needs no further disasters to strike
- Shashi Tharoor's Unfettered Tweets
Tharoor might be the tech savvy politician that India may have never had, but his online support will only remain online.
- Too Much Tweeting? Mum Tweeting Son's Death Causes Uproar
What does one do when a loved one passes away?
- Haagen-Dazs Not Allowed in India
This is a sensitive issue for Indians and a reminder of the Raj when Indians and dogs weren't allowed into clubs & other 'white' places
- To Tweet Or Not To Tweet - Word of the Year
The fact that Twitter has been most searched and so vastly used, especially in 2009 bears a strange coincidence with the recession.
- Mumbai - One Year After
Never has the “Proud to be an Indian” comment raised so much controversy.
- Blog the Bell: Breakthrough's Social Media Event
Breakthrough's newest campaign Bell Bajao has reached 130 millions through TV, Radio, Press etc. Now we are involving the netizens.
- Facebook Messages That Annoy Me
Our Facebook home pages are forever filled with messages from our buddies. Here is a list of messages we could do without.
- Twitter and Relationships
All about relationships in twitter...
- The Writer's Dilemma - Print Or Online Publishing?
Getting tons of money due to my writing would be good as would a villa somewhere in Brussels, but those are pipe dreams.
- Tweeting the Kampala Riots: Access to Information
There is a gap in communication and there are ways to be able to fix that. You could easily be in the wrong place
- Media - Praise Only After Death
The Media reflects the signs of an increasingly over-suspicious and negative attitude breeding in our society.
- Bloggers and Blogging Rights
Does blogging need regulation?
- An Open Letter To Arindam Chaudhuri
It's true, the movie has a Dark side about it, but again why do Indians always want happy movies.
- Barkha Dutt And NDTV, The Joke Is On You!
So Chyetanya Kunte is the latest victim of media intimidation. I'm not going to rehash the same excellent...
- There Is No Sun Shining Through
Growth slowed, banks failed and then disaster struck Uncle Sam -- It certainly seemed like there was no sun shining through...
- Disjointed Questions on the Bombay Blasts and Its Aftermath
Questions and musings in my mind over the past 48 hours.Kim
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- Thekedaars of the Middle-Class?
Where exactly are we headed in the future as far as freedom of critical commentary is concerned?
- Poetry: Dokkhiney Hawa Prabhatkiran Bose Translated by Amitabh Mitra
I would still say my love, Say something sweet / If only on hearing you I might get fulfilled
- Attacks on Churches and Christians in India - Violence in Mangalore
Why are atrocities against Christians being downplayed in the media?Kim
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- Bomb Blasts, Social Responsibility, and Baazigars
To talk about the concept of social responsibility of our icons is perhaps totally insane and useless as they have not heard and/or understood it.
- The World Congress of Information Technology 2008, Malaysia
Some thoughts on the discussions at the World Congress of Information TechnologyDr Bhaskar Dasgupta
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- UK Indian Couple Abandon IVF Twins - "The Wrong Sex"
Have we truly emerged from the era of female foeticide/infanticide, or merely adde new dimensions to the practice?
- Justice Delivered in Nitish Katara Murder
A mother's long battle finally comes to an end
- Interview: Bindumadhav Khire, Gay Activist and Marathi Writer
Bindumadhav Khire is a techie who gave up his career in the US to return to India and get involved with issues close to his
- Stalking Hasan Elahi: TrackingTransience Delusions
In theory, the project is simplistically brilliant, but for the regular online blogger like myself, Hasan’s site is like a trip down the wormhole.
- Photo Essay: I Love Beauty Parades
The story of beauty pageants and why i love them.
- Zardarigate: Who's Afraid of Judiciary?
The raid on NAB basement to destroy incriminating evidence maybe an offshoot of the tripartite understanding between the Bush, Benazir and Musharraf.
- A Process of Peace Through Engaging Children
Children could become highly motivated to get involved in social issues by their close association
- Blogging and Journalism: Amongst the Best the Line is Blurry
The best among both are well grounded in facts, clear, lucid, precise, objective and write for the target audience.
- Baba Amte - Maybe We Will Meet Again!
How do you feel when a great man leaves the world?
- No Nobel For Baba Amte: In Good Company
He was a social activist and shared his passion for working with the downtrodden with Mahatma Gandhi
- What Differentiates Journalists and Bloggers - Money?
The only common thing that I can see in all these definitions is that they write for some medium with some expectation of being read.
- The World of Global Conversations
If border less conversations shake off the unease that we feel about others, it can only be to the good.
- Movie Review: V-DAY, Until the Violence Stops
Blind customs, war, religion have all played their part in making the women silent and accepting their "lot".
- DVD Review: RX for Survival- A Global Health Challenge
I am hopeful about the world coming together at the face of a global challenge.
- Discussing Declarations
As for India, Kumble and the Australian tour, we can rest assured that Anil Kumble will not do anything reckless in Australia.
- The Orkut Chronicles II
There are no more geeks left in this world, nor are there any regular, homely women
- When the Earth Trembles
Nature never gives us an intimation before sending in a storm, an earthquake or a wildfire
- Reinventing Nilgiri's Media
As a community media initiative The Local is the best thing that has happened to Nilgiris in a long time.
- Plagiarism In The Pakistani Blogosphere
A popular Pakistan blog The Pakistani Spectator copies an editorial from the national English daily Dawn.
- You're Never Too Old to Blog
Elderly folk generally stay away from the computer, saying they can’t get a hang of it and that it is too late to try.
- The Naked Truth About Creativity
Creativity, at heart, is the spirit which helps us to meet life's challenges
- Celerity In Celebrity
No wonder they get into the business of nosing in the celebrities' lives itself.
- The Ugly Face Of Internet Plagiarism - WeCite Busted!
A Pakistani ezine busted for mass plagiarism, including one article from Blogcritics.
- Television Review: Bindaas Bol Replaces Mile Sur Mera Tumhara
There’s a statistic nobody wants their country to lead
- Blogging: Will Money Direct the Script ?
Blogging has come a long away from its evolutionary origins as merely an online diary.
- Media Publicity for Blogs and Bloggers
Developing a media list, making contact and developing relationships with journalists, seeking editorial reprint opportunities, becoming an industry critic, and being media savvy are good
- Interview: Magline, Social Activist - She Sells Peace By The Seashore
This is one of the reasons for I hate urban-centered show-case feminist projects like Blank Noise.
- Blogging and Bias in Mainstream Media
Claims of seamless information on the Internet doesn't really apply in the Indian context.Sandeep
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- Media: The Old vs. The New
I'm reminded of Darwin’s quote: “the species which survived were not the biggest or fastest but the most adaptable to change”
- Long Live Sanjaya Malakar, The American Idol Underdog
Hey, I don't mind admitting it, I watch American Idol.
- How Krishna Vattam Took To Blogging
Senior citizens in my city see a computer mainly as an in-house post office, where they could check/send mail.
- Inflation, SEZs and the Current Fiscal Fiasco in India
A non-economist way of looking at Inflation and the current fiscal fiasco in India.