At many news organizations, “social media” has become an euphemism for citizen journalism.  something of a catch-all, a not especially descriptive term for highly differentiated functions. Editors think about social sharing as they’re assigning stories; writers use social channels to find sources and confirm leads; designers incorporate social media buttons and widgets into site redesigns; […]

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By Alok Verma Sometimes I feel disgusted and sometimes ashamed by the attitude or behaviour of our insensitive Parliamentarians. While the the entire Opposition bench led by the Congress party continues to disrupt‪#‎Parliament‬ in the ‪#‎NationalHerald‬ mess to protect the stature of‪#‎SonialGandhi‬ and ‪#‎RahulGandhi‬ from appearing in the Delhi Court and the ruling NDA is […]

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By Alok Verma I recently travelled to some districts in north Bihar. This was my first ever visit so was the experience. While being in the cities I really felt sorry for citizens living in the crumbled civic infrastructure. Absolutely poorly maintained main roads and many arterial roads connecting localities were literally submerged with overflowing […]

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By Alok Verma In my view people of this country are ready to believe and lend credibility to‪#‎PrimeMinisterModi‬‘s assurances and promises but they suspect every member of his Cabinet on honesty and their words. In today’s radio broadcast ‪#‎NarendraModi‬ had to reiterate his resolve to the issue of black money knowing well that all clarifications made by ‪#‎BJPspokespersons‬ and […]

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By Alok Verma The online world is faced with an abundance of information. As a result the demand for relevant content is increasing. Online users may already know about news sites for specific reasons either due to its particular location or subject they are most interested in, or even just due to the brand value. But personalization does help a local or niche site […]

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