Women are less likely to be quoted as experts or commentators. News websites (23%) and newspapers (24%) had the lowest percentage of experts in the news who are women. The sixth Global Media Monitoring Report released in July 2021 has these details and much more. The GMPP reports have been released every five years since 1995
India maintains its strong performance in the Climate Change Performance Index, retaining its 10th place.
India’s performance was rated high in the GHG Emissions, Energy Use, and Climate Policy categories, and medium in Renewable Energy. India is already on track to meet its 2030 emissions target (which is compatible with a well-below-2°C scenario), close to achieving its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) target of a 40% share for non-fossil fuel installed power capacity by 2030, and on course for a targeted 33–35% reduction in energy intensity by the same year.
Among the 742 districts in India, 332 districts have at least one university. Jaipur, with 34 universities is the district with the highest number of universities in the country. This is followed by Bengaluru with 22 universities and Ahmedabad with 21 universities. 146 districts in the country have only one university, according to the AISHE 2019-20 data.
Data Analysis is an essential part of Media and Communication Research. Most of the essential statistical tests can be done quite easily with the Data Analysis option on MS Excel. This feature is not available on the default mode of MS Excel but can easily be activated through the ‘Options’ tab. In this video recorded on July 18, 2021, I demonstrate how to use this feature to perform Descriptive Statistics on the ‘Age’ variable of a sample data set.
The IAMCR-India Regional Conclave on ‘Rethinking Borders and Boundaries: The Digital Journalism Context’ was organized by IAMCR-India in association with Press Club Kolkata, Adamas University and Surendranath College for Women on July 14, 2021. Over 30 academicians from different universities and colleges of Kolkata participated in the event.
Artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing, speech recognition and machine vision.
This post also provides a poll on Artificial Intelligence and Journalism.
Since its inception journalism has been grappling with a unique epistemological oddity. At one end, journalism displays a somewhat modest objective — reporting the news of the day quickly. On the other hand, it makes an incredible epistemological claim — that it has the tools and techniques to find out the exact social reality at …