By Alok Verma Prime Minister Narendra Modi held  no-holds-barred interaction taking questions from far and wide using his favourite social media at iconic Central Hall Westminster in London last evening. He addressed all the constituents including people back home and the global audience. The live event called ‘Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath’ was moderated Adman […]

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By Alok Verma By not letting Parliament run Indian Parliamentarians feel so proud of their act like winning a gold medal at CWG 2018. They are getting themselves photographed with placards in their hands as if they are receiving the medal at the podium. Sportsperson sweat out to get laurels, working class sweat out to […]

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By Alok Verma The biggest gainer seems to have emerged after the by poll results in #UP is #BehenMayawati. Her stature as a wily politician has further gone up a few notches above. #SamajwadiParty has started to appear a little nebulous in strength as compared to the #BahujanSamajwadiParty. This was quite apparent when Bhatija #AkhileshYadav, […]

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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 The year 2016 will probably see more and more initiatives coming from bigger media houses for VR (virtual realty) journalism, especially as the technology becomes more affordable. Virtual reality journalism is still so new that it’s not yet clear what would works and what wouldn’t on a broad scale. The medium is […]

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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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