Friday, August 23, 2019
The Rise of Fake News And What It Means Today

The Rise of Fake News And What It Means Today

Can one say that once the elections are over, we will have to spend less time trying to distinguish between real and fake news?
gendering of food

Thank You Media, For Enabling The Gendering Of Food

The gendering of food happens because the media encourages the assumption that women are supposed to be intuitively good at cooking, and moreover they have to do it to primarily serve others.
No Pictures Please: Stories of Genderqueer and Marginalized Sexualities

No Pictures Please: Stories of Genderqueer and Marginalized Sexualities

How the media can play a more supportive role in bringing out the stories of genderqueer and marginalized sexualities.
Man Stabs Woman

Man Stabs Woman In Broad Daylight, But We Are Still Looking For Excuses To...

A man stabs a woman, but the media and the police is more interested in casting aspersions about her character and employment status.
How Has The Media Reported The Rohtak Gang Rape Case?

How Has The Media Reported The Rohtak Gang Rape Case?

While heavy media reportage of the Rohtak gang rape is necessary, sensationalist headlines and victim-blaming language used by media is not.
Tanishq- You Can Keep The Jewellery, I Prefer My Freedom

Tanishq- You Can Keep The Jewellery, I Prefer My Freedom

I had no idea that was a putting a dupatta on the girl's head was part of a Tanishq salesperson’s job description!
BBC Is More Interested In Women Scientists' 'Homely' Duties Than Their Actual Work

BBC Is More Interested In Women Scientists’ ‘Homely’ Duties Than Their Actual Work

The BBC report discards B.P. Dakshayani efforts to make the space mission a success and emphasises more on her family background, childcare, and cooking.
femvertising

Femvertising: How Corporates Co-opt Feminism To Sell Us Things

Femvertising is trend of corporates employing feminist ideals in order to sell products – except that they get it wrong most of the time.
[Updated] ScoopWhoop Co-Founder Suparn Pandey Accused Of Sexual Harassment

[Updated] ScoopWhoop Co-Founder Suparn Pandey Accused Of Sexual Harassment

A former senior executive of ScoopWhoop Media Pvt Ltd. has accused co-founder Suparn Pandey of sexual harassment and sexual assault over a span of almost two years.
How Not To Report About Suicide

How Not To Report About Suicide

A person who commits suicide is not a 'loser'.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

Stories by Ismat Chughtai continue to unsettle readers for portraying what is still considered to be tabooed and obscene to civil society.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.