Digital Era, Third Party Credibility and Advertising

Digital Era, Third Party Credibility and Advertising, an Article as Guest Article in Exchange4Media on 22 Aug 2011. http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/izone1/izone_fullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=43210&tag=35704 Everyone talks that Internet has changed this world and we are global village. Now distance, time lapse and unavailability of information don’t exist anymore. Often people ask me what is one SINGLE change Internet brought to […]

Journalism and Authenticity of News – Decreasing Standard of Reporting

By Sanjeev Singhai.

Yesterday (4th Feb) a photo was published in Dainik Bhaskar, a leading Hindi national daily newspaper published from Bhopal attracted my attention.

Photo was published with a title on front page of the City Bhaskar. The caption was “Saif returns again for shooting of Arakashan,” and a photo of Saif Ali Khan was published in the newspaper, sitting in back seat of car waving and looking outside.

For all the readers the news was about the Saif Ali, who had landed previous night at Bhopal for on going film shoot of upcoming film with Amitabh BachchanThan, what was wrong with this photo and caption? The wrong is that photo is false and is taken at some other occasion. […]