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What it means to be a real journalist

April 29, 2010


One reviewer accuses the murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya of being hot-headed. Why has this become a pejorative term, asks Maria Tumarkin 28 April 2010 Tags: journalism, Maria Tumarkin, Russia Print this article Email this article Follow Inside Story on AFP Photo/ Jens Schlueter IN A RECENT review of Anna Politkovskaya’s Nothing but the Truth: […]

Requiem for Uma Singh

February 10, 2009

0 THE OTHER HALF KALPANA SHARMA In Nepal, despite the now-flourishing democracy and freedom of press, the price of not toeing the political line set up by armed militias is often death. Paying a heavy price: Uma Singh Whenever we in India use the phrase “neighbouring country”, we refer to Pakistan. We forget that there […]