Posts Tagged ‘ 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 »

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 »

A look into the popular and the well-known

May 14, 2014
Nadia Chowdhury
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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More media won’t solve political ignorance

October 10, 2013
Jack Shafer
More media won’t solve political ignorance

The surplus of quality journalism in print, on the Web, and over the air should give the public little to no excuse for being uninformed about political issues.
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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 »

Lost (?) in translation

December 20, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Lost (?) in translation

When I peruse the news, I of course start with bdnews24.com. I look at the Opinion section, my favourite part, and then I go to the Bangla Opinion page, and, I’m ashamed to say, I paste sections into Google Translate.
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The pen is mightier, if it chooses

July 16, 2012
Irfan Chowdhury
The pen is mightier, if it chooses

Gina Rinehart, an Australian mining billionaire and apparently the world’s richest woman, recently acquired a decisive shareholding in the country’s largest media outlet, Fairfax Media
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Media murk

June 27, 2012
Rubana Huq
Media murk

We have just been experiencing an influx of new channels. Starting from BNP-Jamaat coalition, which had awarded licenses based on political considerations, down to the current times, the tragic saga of the media scene in Bangladesh has continued.
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Posted in Media | 6 Comments »

The Professor vs. the Parliament?

June 5, 2012
Rubana Huq
The Professor vs. the Parliament?

We are an impatient nation; almost too eager to speak, eager to bash, eager to side with or oppose, eager on shoe slinging and of course eager on hyper-speculation.
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Posted in Democracy, Media, Politics | 25 Comments »

Who dunnit? Or, what dunnit?

May 30, 2012
Rubana Huq
Who dunnit? Or, what dunnit?

A couple of journalists along with a few other staff of www.bdnews24.com were attacked. Who dunnit? Dunno.
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Posted in Democracy, Law and Justice, Politics | 17 Comments »

Happy Birthday to us!

December 21, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Happy Birthday to us!

Life goes on, and on December 23, I’ll be another year older. This time of year, for my family, is one of many celebrations. In fact, we have three birthdays in five days, followed by Christmas Eve, and a day of travel and visiting on Christmas Day. Hopefully, for many years to come, I will...
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Posted in Media | 32 Comments »

The problem with star gazing

May 13, 2011
Ramya Sarma
The problem with star gazing

The media has been full of images of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the Cannes Film Festival. Her fashion statement has been discussed, debated and critiqued threadbare for many years now – ten, at least, since this is her tenth year at the event. And while one person said she got it right, another killed...
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Power of press

December 10, 2010
Ramya Sarma
Power of press

The Indian media has been shaken somewhat over the last few weeks by what could only be called “indiscreet behaviour”. Two very senior journalists — people who have been listened to, read, respected over the past so many years — are in the dock for being inappropriately involved with a matter that has reached...
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