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What it means to be a real journalist

April 29, 2010

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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: […]

First community radio station run by women

June 25, 2009

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June 26 2009 AHMEDABAD: One of Gujarat’s biggest Women-based NGO, SEWA, will be first to run a community radio station (CRS) exclusively by women, as Information & Broadcasting Ministry has granted permission to Mahila SEWA Trust for establishing a radio station. SEWA, which is into radio programme production for last four years, will have its […]

Requiem for Uma Singh

February 10, 2009

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http://www.hindu.com/mag/2009/02/08/stories/2009020850080300.htm 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 […]