October 8, 2011, saw the unveiling of the book titled ‘Television Ki Bhasha’ (Language of Television) by no less than eight leading editors of the country. The book has been written by Harish Chandra Barnwal, senior journalist and Executive Producer at IBN7.
‘The Citizen Journalist Show’ has been a platform for the common man to come forward and expose deep rooted issues that plague the society today. CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat, in partnership with Hindustan Times, present ‘Citizen Journalist – Bribe Bandh’, an initiative that will feature 50 CJs and their battle against corruption. These are CJs who have stood up and have said – Bribe Bandh. The stories of these CJs will be aired on October 2, 2011 through the day on CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat. Hindustan Times will also be featuring reports on these CJs.
TN Ninan, Chairman and Editorial Director, Business Standard, has been elected as President of the Editors Guild of India at its AGM held last week. Suresh Bafna of NaiDunia has been elected Treasurer, while Coomi Kapoor of The Indian Express Group has been re-elected as General Secretary.
The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2010 Summit is set to be held in Delhi on November 19-20. The theme for this annual Summit this year is ‘Winning in testing times’. As in the past years, the Summit brings together leaders from different walks of life to encourage interactions and debates, thereby raising the bar of discussion on critical world issues.
Last Friday’s incident of a Tamil Nadu police sub-inspector crying for help as he was injured and two ministers on the spot doing precious little has led to a debate on what should the cameraperson capturing the incident have done: save the cop’s life or go on filming. There is need for the media to do a soul search on the issue, writes Pradyuman Maheshwari.