This is probably a long shot for us in India but surely an indicator of things to come: Retired naval officer Joe Sestak out-raised incumbent Republican Curt Weldon to seize a House seat in suburban Philadelphia â€” aided by nearly $900,000 in Internet contributions. “Netroots” activists helped propel Virginia’s incoming Democratic Sen. Jim Webb in […]
Happened across an Online Journalists Association‘s site. It is a neat site. The organisation is headed by a Rajesh Kalra. Googled him but got a whole lot of links. I couldn’t quite figure out which Kalra is the online journalist. But I’m happy somebody’s finally done it. All the best folks!
Admission to masters degree programme. Introduction Journalism is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Developments in technology, politics and society are increasingly putting the media industries and the profession of journalism at the centre of peopleâ€™s attempt to make sense of what is happening in the world around them. The Erasmus Mundus Masters degree explores the practice […]
indiagoes is a new generation news service that aggregates and delivers Indian news flawlessly. That’s their claim but it looks like they’ve got a good thing going here. They’ve got a blog at: http://blog.indiagoes.com/
Broadband Grew 33 Percent Years’ Time This is aÂ OECD report. Nevertheless, this reflects the trend. technorati tags:broadband, internet, DSL, OECD
Media most trusted institution: Survey Indian’s never cease to surprise! Isn’t it? technorati tags:media, credibility, newspapers
Rural India is no more back of beyond. There’s a brand new fortnightly magazine Grameen Today that will focus on providing “a comprehensive knowledge of technologies, scientific knowledge and various policy issues that are of interest to the rural population.” technorati tags:media, magazine, rural, india, news
It is uncommon to hear of journalists involving themselves in helping out the management about the future of a newspaper. I’ve heard only of ownershipÂ of newspapers by journalists’ collectives and so on.Â Here’s a new one: The Los Angeles Times “is dedicating three investigative reporters and half a dozen editors to find ideas, at […]
A special edition of The World Debate, one of the BBC’s flagship programmes, will be filmed on Thursday October 26 at the World Congress on Communication for Development in Rome, Italy. Entitled “Is a free media essential for development?” it will be broadcast on BBC World on 28-29 October, as well as made available online. […]
PIB commences webstreaming, to upload rare photographs on its website This news could ordinarily be considered mundane stuff. But wait a minute, don’t you sense that this gives you a feeling that the Web is becoming inevitable? Somehow this news made me feel so.