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Vistas of Right to Information

Right to Information Act can be a tool for investigative, indepth and analytical reporting.

MDA campaign

Communication
Strategy

for Public Health Campaigns



  Majithia Wage Board for Journalists

In the Archives

Manisana Wage
 
Board
Award in Full


 Ethics Sensationalism

Media Frenzy over Tiger Kills

A look at the media frenzy over tiger kills in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala. Most of the media initially reported the complex issue in a superficial manner. Later, a few newspapers attempted in-depth coverage.

An analysis of what went wrong with the coverage.

Tiger
 Tips

Social Networking

New Age Tools for Journalists

Social media is no better than the old neighourhood tea shop as a news source: about using social media for reporting
Social
                            networking media
 Tools firemap

Fire Maps for Reporting Forest Fires

Rapid email alerts on fires can be an easy tool to learn about fires in specified localities in real time.

 Ethics Sarkozy
Nicolas Sarkozy

Woman on Mars and the French President

Speculation as news

Journalists frabricate news when they give currency to speculation.
 Ethics MEDIA

Paid News Syndrome


Self-regulation by Media has failed in checking paid news.
So legislation may be the alternative.

News
 Ethics REPORTING

Saddam as the Rallying Point

Newspapers in Kerala bestow Saddam a larger than life image after his execution.They forgot facts while doing so.

Saddam
 Technology, tools, ethics
OPINION POLL

Opinion Polls, Surveys and Studies

How to report them, keeping an eye on accuracy and reliability.


  Ethics
ELECTION

Are Journalists soft on the PSUs?

What is at stake here is the principle that everybody is equal before the law even if it is a Government company and its officials.

Kerala Assembly
Election Database
1982-2011

Lok Sabha Poll Archives

  Techtools
ESSAY

Of Visual Journalism
 
Visual journalism seeks to reduce the cognitive load of the readers.
Will that wean them away from good content?

Social Networking Media:

Current Trends and Research Challenges
 Technology, tools
KERALA


Web Journalism

Excerpt from the book, Information and Communication Technology: Recasting Development, edited by Kiran Prasad. This excerpt from a chapter by Roy Mathew deals with Cyber Journalism.

Kerala at a
Glance

Census Figures

 Tips
Photojournalism

Strategies for Environmental Reporting

Environmental journalists often go wrong when they highlight flagship species to emphasis the need for protection of biological habitats. Tips for avoiding pitfalls while reporting on the environment.
 

Are you planning
 to learn
photography?


A check list
 Technology
JOURNALISM

Technology Advances in Journalism

An overview of new tools for printing and news gathering, ethical implications of new tools in photography.

Computer
 Ethics, Tips TOOLS


On Covering Conflicts

 Reporting of conflicts is one of the most difficult journalistic assignments. Wars put every journalistic principle to test. Featuring also: The Crumbling of Fourth Estate by K. Seneviratne and Pitfalls of Textbook Journalism.

Unit Convertor

Temperature
Distance
Volume
Area

 Tools JOURNALISM

Who Own the Domains?
How Official are the Official Sites?

Who ran the Website for Sonia Gandhi during the 1999 elections?
Who owns the domain of Kerala Government's official site?
The method and links for finding that out.
 

Journalism Courses

Course Guide

Journalism links

 Ethics
LINKS
Reporting Suicides

Which suicides merit reporting?
The Dos and Don'ts of Reporting Suicides for the Media.


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Ports, Railways,

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Reporting Census of India

PCI guidelines on election coverage

Understanding Election Databases-- a Primer

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