REETA SINGH

images Reeta Singh is a senior journalist with over 30 years’ of experience in print and electronic media. She is also a social activist, working on gender issues for an NGO – ‘Mass Education and Development in Asia’. She is a co-founder of ‘Parliamentarian’

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Yankee-isation of the Fourth Estate

Is the irksome growth of conservatism and uncivilised attack on the Fourth Estate metaphorically correlated? The question is no more hypothetical. For...

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The Middle Men - Muck in their hands…

The news came as a bolt from the blue. Director (News) of one of the leading Hindi News television channels, Hemant Sharma, resigned in August first w...

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Unreal Reality!

Travel writer Horatio Clare put it succinctly: “Myth-making is a powerful business.” Recently, the country’s first citizen, President Ram Nath ...

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It’s hot down under!

“Aama... intha cartoon aathirathin uchathil thaan varanthen”. Yes...I drew this cartoon at the height of my anger. That was Tamil Nadu cartoonist ...

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Monumental Misjudgement!

Election of Justice Bhandari has brought respite and cheer to the Indian fraternity across the world and is being hailed as a diplomatic coup. At the ...

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Uttar Pradesh - Media: Sold To The Satan!

There has been an implosion in trust and credibility of media in the last two decades in Uttar Pradesh. Today, media has become a tool in the hands of...

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Of Tycoons and Trolls

It sounds like the Indian news media, as is the case in other countries, is in the hands of a clutch of large business houses. The house of Ambanis ha...