Media

Why I do not agree with the Editors Council

March 2, 2015
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Why I do not agree with the Editors Council

I disagree with the Editors Council – the small group of chief executives and editors
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Posted in Freedom of expression, Media | 4 Comments »

Do we need media freedom?

November 5, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Do we need media freedom?

Bangladesh is assaulted by huge historical events more regularly than many other societies.
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Posted in Media | 6 Comments »

‘Fairly’ beautiful

September 30, 2014
Shudha Chowdhury
‘Fairly’ beautiful

The word fair is defined in Webster dictionary as “not dark.” However, this word has so much more of a connotation than just that when it comes into the South Asian perspective.
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Posted in Media, Women's Rights | 8 Comments »

Gender and media

September 11, 2014
Shudha Chowdhury
Gender and media

The harmful effects of the media on young people have been a matter of concern for as long as the media has been around.
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Posted in LGBT Rights, Media, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

Is Mohsin Ali the face of present government?

August 14, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
Is Mohsin Ali the face of present government?

Social welfare minister Mohsin Ali has without much difficulty become one of the most well known ministers of the present government particularly in the sector that matters the most i.e. the media
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Posted in Media | 6 Comments »

Demise of a great media personality

June 7, 2014
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Demise of a great media personality

The news of sudden expiry of Mahbub Alam was shocking since I have lost a dear friend and the nation lost an illustrated son of the soil.
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Posted in Media | 8 Comments »

A look into the popular and the well-known

May 14, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury Kahn
A look into the popular and the well-known

Remember 2013? Last year? Yeah, last year. The year of the snake.
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Posted in Media | 1 Comment »

Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

July 26, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

It has been a good week for interesting news. First Kate delivered a royal baby which grabbed everyone’s attention and gave pleasure.
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Posted in Media, Politics, Satire | 16 Comments »

Social media

May 19, 2013
Sanjay Kapoor
Social media

New Delhi: Some years ago during a private visit to Iran, Jared Cohen, an advisor in the US government and later the head of Google ideas realized that
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Posted in Media, Social Media | 1 Comment »

‘Justice in Bangladesh: Another kind of crime’ itself is another kind of crime!

April 8, 2013
Omar Shehab
‘Justice in Bangladesh: Another kind of crime’ itself is another kind of crime!

On 23rd March The Economist published an article titled ‘Justice in Bangladesh: Another kind of crime’ criticizing the International Crimes Tribunal
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Posted in Media, War Crimes Trial | 13 Comments »

The Economist and the war crimes trial in Bangladesh

April 4, 2013
Rabiul H. Zaki
The Economist and the war crimes trial in Bangladesh

I was bamboozled, to say the least, when I started to read the article “Justice in Bangladesh: Another kind of crime. Bangladesh’s war-crime tribunal is sullying its judicial and political systems” published in The Economist
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Posted in 1971, Media, Shahbagh Movement, War Crimes Trial | 3 Comments »

Madame Prime Minister, tear down that firewall

March 31, 2013
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Madame Prime Minister, tear down that firewall

First of all, I want to start with an apology to bdnews24.com. During our own American Apartheid, when we were slaughtering natives and driving the rest into infertile, restricted areas
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Posted in Media | 9 Comments »

Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

March 30, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

“Is your country on the verge of a civil war?” asked a meticulously dressed diplomat. I was confused for a second, thinking this person may have thought that I was from Kenya
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Media, War and conflict | 6 Comments »

The YouTube ban and the right road to development

November 1, 2012
Rainer Ebert
The YouTube ban and the right road to development

The 14-minute trailer of the movie titled “Innocence of Muslims,” a movie that may or may not exist, is poorly made and outright stupid.
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Posted in Freedom of expression, Media | 14 Comments »

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