When reporters aren’t given the facts, they are likely to jump to the most extreme conclusions, says David Brown.

Acknowledging the need for the government to have a systemic engagement on social media, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT), R. Chandrashekhar, said the Department had prepared the draft of a social media framework.

Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) including internet and mobile based communications are increasingly becoming pervasive and integral to day-to-day functioning of our lives- whether personal or official.

In 2011, a group of dedicated journalists from South Asia writing on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) established a regional body called WASH Media – South Asia. The group consists of both print and broadcasting media personnel from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The World Migration Report 2011 presents available evidence on public perceptions and attitudes regarding migration globally. It analyses the way in which they are shaped and how they can influence and be influenced by policy as well as the media.

Muted media response to the release of more climate e-mails shows science's strength. (Editorial)

The rapid escalation of the Anna Hazare campaign, aided by embracing the media as allies, compromised its political character in numerous ways. Political participation as a critique of the status quo has to exist both inside and outside the media spectacle. Visibility can be experienced as fulfilling, but when the image becomes the destination of politics, it is a trap.

This document contains the video and text of the presentation delivered by Sunita Narain, Director General of Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi on the challenge of a low carbon economy during the South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change 2011 organized by CSE, held on 16-17 Nov 2011.

Why is it that the Anna Hazare-led movement against corruption does not seek to have the Lokpal cover NGOs, corporate houses and the corporate media?

Results confirming climate change are welcome, even when released before peer review. (Editorial)