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Shashidhar Nanjundaiah

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Threats to free speech rise as global conflicts intensify

In India, we have been making cautious adjustments to our understanding of free speech by watching the goings-on all around us.

20 Dec 2023 12:03 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Equity vs equality: Battle of the visible & invisible

The court’s ruling on affirmative action came on the legal yardstick of strict scrutiny.

08 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Uncertainty in classrooms amid ChatGPT disruptions

ChatGPT is now a headache for educators because it can easily act as a substitute for student effort

24 Mar 2023 12:00 AM

Why people are avoiding news; and what must be done to fix things

Only 42 per cent of respondents said they trust news

19 Jun 2022 12:09 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Media outlets, others must do more to curtail online bullying

While the newsperson is going through her set of emotional distress, the public at large has its own issues to deal with

23 Mar 2022 1:10 AM


Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Can media literacy efforts ensure info transparency?

In India and many other countries where media literacy is still in its infancy, the discourse is still largely basic

03 Dec 2021 11:14 PM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Twitter vs Govt: Free speech, interrupted…

The role of social media in the current framework is not quite as simple, but whether they are completely hands-off is debatable

19 Jun 2021 7:07 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | New online, digital code fails to empower users

Fake news is a significant reason that media literacy has emerged strongly in the education curricula around the world

02 Mar 2021 10:20 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Hashtag power: Twitter, govt in fight for survival

The social media has two broad roles — the organisational and the dialogic, and it is the former that is spooking nervous governments

23 Feb 2021 4:48 AM

Beyond Covid: Towards a ‘new normal’ at work

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing these very companies to reredefine their offices as post-Covid workplaces

18 Nov 2020 1:44 AM


Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | The ‘perils’ of euphoria: Govt messaging flawed

In a communicative framework, how has our government disseminated public messages during this crisis, and to what effect?

24 Oct 2020 11:29 AM

Freedom and bias: How Facebook is facing a reckoning

This year marks Facebook's growth from innocence to experience

17 Sep 2020 8:12 PM

Virtual working is just an option for post-corona times

What Covid-19 may indeed accelerate is a world that offers the option between physical and virtual ways of functioning

24 Apr 2020 8:31 PM

Will ‘socialist’ Bernie or ‘moderate’ Biden be best bet to take on Trump?

Whether Donald Trump will return or not depends on whether voters consider winnability as the most important factor for the contending Democrat.

07 Mar 2020 7:07 AM

NEP draft 2019 might be progressive, but is its ‘liberal’ focus too idealistic?

For better or worse, a new reflexive nationalism is arising as the concept of globalisation is in decline.

05 Jul 2019 12:05 AM


Inconvenient truths: Targeting the messenger is up

The correlation between journalistic killing and journalistic freedom is unmistakable, but it is not as obvious as it may seem.

03 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

How ‘pseudo-morality’ blurs public discourse

The now-infamous remarks smack of the familiar discrimination of skin colour, eye colour, religion and gender.

04 May 2018 4:46 AM

Deregulating varsities: Quality is the real issue

Currently, most of our universities suffer from uniformity, which does not offer the competitive edge.

26 Mar 2018 4:24 AM

Disrupting the myth of objectivity

Our media still shies away from expressing bias, while its counterparts in many countries do not.

17 Oct 2017 6:33 AM

Trump’s Twitterification: Truth, facts & beliefs

The Twitterification of Trump’s public discourse may have marked a degeneration in electioneering.

05 Sep 2017 12:53 AM