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Blog Entry Digital Transition in Newspapers in India: A Pilot Study
by Zeenab Aneez published Jul 19, 2016 last modified Jul 20, 2016 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This pilot study situates itself at the intersection of global trends in news and journalism, and emergent practises of legacy print media in India. Our aim is to explore how legacy print newspapers are transitioning to the online space. The study will address questions in two thematic clusters: 1) the work of journalism, and 2) how the emergence of the digital, both as a source of news, and the medium of distribution, is shaping the work of newspaper journalists.
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Talk on Game Studies by Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, July 28, 6 pm
by P.P. Sneha published Jul 20, 2016 last modified Sep 16, 2016 01:21 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
This talk will explore the story-telling aspects of game studies and how it relates to discussions of other digital media, Internet cultures and also traditional Humanities. As an introduction, it also aims to open up discussions for Game Studies in India.
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Blog Entry Who Owns Your Phone?
by Nishant Shah published Sep 18, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The capacity of companies to defy standards that work tells an alarming story of what we lose when we lose control of our devices.
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IT companies in Bengaluru on high alert over WannaCry ransomware
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 last modified May 19, 2017 09:05 AM — filed under: , ,
In the wake of the ransomware attack triggered by WannaCry virus, IT firms in Bengaluru are racing against time to updating their security systems. At some firms, employees have been asked to stay away from work for a few hours, while many other companies have declared holiday for a day or two for their employees.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Only digital sex, please
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2015 last modified Jun 15, 2015 01:38 AM — filed under: ,
Many Indian men are getting so dependent on digital sex and online pornography that they can’t handle real relationships. And a new book says this is happening the world over. Prasun Chandhuri and Avijit Chatterjee turn the spotlight on the trend
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Nanny state rules porn bad for you
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 05, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
The Zen of Pad.ma: 10 Lessons Learned from Running Open Access Online Video Archives in India and beyond
by P.P. Sneha published Jan 28, 2016 last modified Jan 28, 2016 08:25 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Sebastian Lütgert and Jan Gerber, the co-initiators of, and the artists/programmers behind the pad.ma (Public Access Digital Media Archive) project will deliver a lecture at CIS on Wednesday, February 03, 6 pm, on their experiences of learnings from running open access online video archives in Germany, India, and Turkey. Please join us for coffee and vada at 5:30 pm.
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Blog Entry Indian Newspapers' Digital Transition
by Zeenab Aneez published Dec 09, 2016 last modified Dec 09, 2016 07:12 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
This report examines the digital transition underway at three leading newspapers in India, the Dainik Jagran in Hindi, English-language Hindustan Times, and Malayala Manorama in Malayalam. Our focus is on how they are changing their newsroom organisation and journalistic work to expand their digital presence and adapt to a changing media environment. The report comes out of a collaboration between the CIS and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, and was supported by the latter. The research was undertaken by Zeenab Aneez, with contributions from Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Vibodh Parthasarathi, and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Blog Entry WhatsApps with fireworks, apps with diyas: Why Diwali needs to go beyond digital
by Nishant Shah published Nov 23, 2015 — filed under: ,
The idea of a 'digital' Diwali reduces our social relationships to a ledger of give and take. The last fortnight, I have been bombarded with advertisements selling the idea of a “Digital Diwali”. We have become so used to the idea that everything that is digital is modern, better and more efficient.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Mapping Digital Media: Broadcasting, Journalism and Activism in India — A Public Consultation
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2013 last modified Oct 25, 2013 10:46 AM — filed under: , ,
Alternative Law Forum, Maraa and the Centre for Internet and Society invite you to a public consultation on Mapping Digital Media in India, on October 27, 2013 at the Bangalore International Centre from 10 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
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