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Vidura, the oldest publication of the Press Institute of India (in publication since 1963), is a substantive quarterly journal that focuses primarily on pertinent issues relating to the media. Many of the articles are from established writers, senior editors and journalists. Being a platform for exchange of news and views on a wide spectrum of developments in the media industry, it is a must-read for both the aspiring journalist as well as those well ensconced in the profession.

We need sensitivity, not sensationalism
What about the morality of the so called ‘guardians’ of society? How can they decide who can indulge in what, when and where? Why are .... MORE >
Can media literacy be an alternative to censorship?
With the effectiveness and even the goal of censorship under debate, how can the public make informed decisions? People must know how to identify a .... MORE >
Whither India’s national development? Time to ponder
More than any other country that achieved its political freedom in and around 1947, India has fared well, particularly in maintaining democracy, conducting free and .... MORE >
Odisha’s health communication fares rather poorly
The health issues that continue to plague Odisha underline the need for revamping the existing system. There have been gaps between the planning and implementation of .... MORE >
Of fiction, film, Bob Dylan and Marie Curie
The recent news of Bob Dylan having been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature drew quite a bit of controversy. But controversy is nothing new, .... MORE >
A former reporter’s memories of the best place in the world
Today, like everyone else he says he is a ‘victim’ of technology and works from the comfort of his home with all kinds of information .... MORE >
Defying, confronting and challenging patriarchy
Visual imagery has changed. Perceptions have dramatically altered. Newspaper headlines, TV grabs, ad campaigns and Bollywood – virtually every media platform has been working to .... MORE >
Voicing Indian opinion, fighting for a liberal press
He was the first European to fight for a liberal press in India and advocated self-rule for Indians – a man who had the courage .... MORE >
Can media literacy be an alternative to censorship?
With the effectiveness and even the goal of censorship under debate, how can the public make informed decisions? People must know how to identify a .... MORE >
AIDS still remains a largely unfinished business
One out of five new HIV infections globally is among young girls in the age group of 15-24 years. Why do young girls continue to .... MORE >