Journalism in Southasia
By The Editors
5 January 2019
Readings on journalism and media spaces in Southasia.
In January 2019, we are discussing journalism and media spaces in Southasia.
Here are a few selected pieces from our print quarterly issue on ‘Growing Media, Shrinking Spaces?’ as well as some archival and recent articles:
Sukumar Muralidharan on the crisis of credibility for mainstream Indian media. (June 2018)
Journalist Abhishek Choudhary questions the creation and consumption of shoddy journalism. (June 2014)
Lahore-based journalist Sarah Eleazar on how Pakistan’s Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act impinges on freedom of expression. (October 2016)
New Delhi-based independent journalist Neha Dixit writes on the real freedom of expression is eroding fast in India. (October 2016)
C Gupta and M Sharma analyse the overwhelming influence Hindi newspapers wield in Indian society. (August 1996)
A podcast featuring Subina Shrestha, Najiba Ayubi and Nupur Basu as they discuss gender norms, journalism, cyber-bullying and the #MeToo movement. (August 2018)
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar on the era of India’s economic liberalisation welcomed by the business media. (March 2009)
Freelance health journalist Bindu S writes on health journalism and how it remains captive to commercial interests and government policy. (December 2016)