Updated: Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008 resources

A regularly updated resource on the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008. From a collection of media, academic, and blog sources.

Popularising science: Something to cheer

Rejuvenation of science reporting anyone?!! The Rs 35,000 crore Large Hadron Particle collider experiment had an unintended side effect. Setting aside the media’s nationalistic playing up of Indian scientists’ participation, it sure has put science on the national media agenda Read More …

Give us this day our dumbed down foreign news II

AUS president who gives a European head of state a shoulder massage. A former Pakistani PM who unsuccessfully tries his charm on a US secretary of state. And most recently, a Pakistani president who flirted brazenly with a US veep Read More …

Give us this day our dumbed down foreign news

Global evidence indicates that “information” and “education” genres in mass media are on the decline and even those that exist are refashioned such that their contents and presentational styles mimic those of “entertainment” programmes, entailing a potential loss of substance Read More …

Raigad SEZ, media frames, and journalism of attachment

Headlines reflect subtle nuances in news frames. It is interesting how the three mainline dailies The Telegraph, Times of India and Hindustan Times framed the issue of Raigad special economic zone (SEZ) and the first ever referendum conducted seeking approval Read More …