Newsclick Production, 25-July-2011
Editor of The Hoot - a media watchdog website, Sevanti Ninan comments on the differences and similarities between Murdoch's media empire and what exists in India. She is interviewed in the context of the "phone hacking" scandal that has brought media moghul Murdoch in the dock in Britain.
Seema Mustafa, Newsclick, July 25, 2011
It was a joy to see the so called media moghul Rupert Murdoch, his son James and their chief executive Rebekah Brooks grovel before the House of Commons media committee.
Newsclick presentation, July 22, 2011
Newsclick presents a feature on the fuel price hike. Newsclick examines justifications provided by government spokespersons, details their critiques and ascertains the level of distress faced by the "aam aadmi".
Newsclick Presentation, 16-July-2011
Dr. Satyajith Rath, scientist at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and a frequent contributor to Newsclick comments on the claims by scientists in the US about new findings on bacterium associating with an arsenic environment. He also answers questions on the nature of science research today in light of the controversy over the paper by NASA scientist Felisa Wolfe-Simon et al. Various video images in this Newsclick presentation are courtesy NASA videos on Youtube.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, July 14, 2011
So why is there a huge ruckus over an arsenic eating bacteria in Lake Mono, California? Not only the scientific world but the world's media has been an uproar over ever since Felisa Wolfe-Simon and her colleagues reported in Science online (Wolfe-Simon, F. et al. Science 2010) of a novel bacteria that appears to substitute phosphorous with arsenic in its DNA chain.
Newsclick Production, 20-Jun-2011
Eminent commentator and rural affairs editor of The Hindu newspaper, P.Sainath speaks to Newsclick on media discourse and other issues related to the "Fourth Estate".
Vijay Prashad, Newsclick, June 4, 2011
For the world's developing economies, a movement away from the dependence on the IMF is in order. Vijay Prashad writes.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, May 23, 2011
The IMF has been an instrument of rape and pillage of nations. Not surprisingly, this was also reflected in the internal culture there – women were afraid to wear skirts and forced into relationship with their bosses.
Srinivasan Ramani, Newsclick , May 8, 2011
A concerted effort by nations in the central, south and west Asian regions should be more effective in taking on terror, not the short sighted and flawed "War on Terror" launched by the US and its allies.
Newsclick Production, May 07, 2011
More than 80% of WHO's funding today is through tied projects or programs. Is this dictating the policies of WHO to the detriment of its original vision of public health? Professor David Legge discusses these issues with Newsclick.