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UP Government Tells SC It Will Consider Allowing Video Chat Between Kerala Journalist And Mother

Jan 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalists' body, said that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.

Nidhi Razdan, Phishing, And Three Hard Lessons

Jan 17, 2021 Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Phishing has become such a sophisticated form of social attack that even seasoned journalists are taken for a ride.

Record Number Of Journalists Have Been Jailed This Year Globally

This is the fifth straight year where at least 250 journalists were in custody, representing a crackdown on press freedom by repressive governments

Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Nov 21, 2020 Preetha Nair

Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.

Lawyer, Family Can Meet Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan, UP Govt Tell SC

Law officer says the meeting was not denied earlier also and even now, the lawyer can go and meet him in jail.

18 November, 2020

Outlook Journalist Wins Prestigious Laadli Media Award

Outlook Web Bureau

Outlook’s Lachmi Deb Roy receives a jury appreciation for her features in Outlook Magazine.

16 November, 2020

'Democracy Cannot Survive Without a Free and Fearless Press', Says VP Venkaiah Naidu


Avoid sensationalism, keep opinion separate from news, and focus on development reporting, says Naidu in a virtual message on National Press Day.

07 November, 2020

'We Questioned The Way Goswami Was Arrested, We Didn't Demand His Release'

Preetha Nair

Seema Mustafa, President of Editors Guild of India (EGI), spoke to Outlook about the recent spate of arrests of journalists across the country and her views on an independent press.

09 October, 2020

‘Journalism In Ladakh Is Growing’, Says New Head Of Leh's Press Club

Naseer Ganai

Stanzin Desal, editor of a Leh based fortnightly newspaper, Reach Ladakh Bulletin, says journalism in the region is growing and people have started realizing its importance.

27 September, 2020

The TRP Race And Television Journalism In India

Dr Ahmed Raza

‘Sensation above sense’ has emerged as the blueprint for media houses trying to rig viewer’s mind in order to get higher Television Rating Point (TRP).

18 August, 2020

UP Police Arrest Journalist Prashant Kanojia In Connection With ‘Some Tweets’

Outlook Web Bureau

Prashant Kanojia was also arrested in 2019 when he wrote social media posts about Yogi Adityanath and was charged for maligning the image of the Chief Minister.


15 July, 2020

'They Called Me Nazi, Racist': Bari Weiss, The New York Times Editor, On Why She Resigned

Associated Press (AP)

Bari Weiss said she was openly smeared and demeaned by colleagues at The New York Times who didn't fear their behaviour would be checked.

06 July, 2020

Kashmiri Journalists Protest Against New Media Policy In Srinagar

Naseer Ganai

The protesting journalists said the new policy would cripple journalism in Kashmir, and that it makes the government the editor, printer, and publisher of newspapers in the valley.

02 July, 2020

Future Of News: What May Save India's Flailing Print Journalism In Digital Age

Aniruddh Nigam

This business model, termed the advertiser-revenue model of news, has been the dominant operational model for newspapers over the last few decades. However, as readers shift from the newspaper to the webpage, the sustainability of this model has begun crumbling.

25 June, 2020

‘Both-sides’ Journalism Is At The Core Of Unbiased, Fair Media

Suman K Jha

To be a fair media, ‘both-sides’ journalism is not just a pre-requisite; it’s a given. And this extends beyond the Opinions and Ideas pages.

24 June, 2020

Indian Journalism Is In Deep Crisis, All In The Name Of ‘Balance'

Sidharth Bhatia

Balance has become the cover for false equivalences that news organisations deploy to show professionalism and to allow voices of hate, prejudice and plain bigotry.

21 June, 2020

Opinion | False Equivalence, Tokenism And The 'Both-sides' Journalism Debate

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

While books have been written on the subject, the question continues to be raised: Does the right to free expression include the right to incite hatred, disrupt public order and create social tensions?


19 June, 2020

Impartial Media – The Truth Lies Only In 'Both-Sides' Journalism

Ruben Banerjee

A comparison that ‘both-sides’ journalism inherently allows is infinitely more trustworthy and credible than the one-sided ‘righteous’ fare some of us tend to force down on those who consume our news, writes Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz