Archna Shukla

The writer is a Delhi-based journalist.

Articles By Archna Shukla

A convenient dissent

Mahua Moitra’s critique of PM Modi is selective, would fit CM Mamata Banerjee

BARC, TAM Media merger is nothing but old wine in a new bottle

BARC was launched after a widespread hue and cry against the alleged inadequacy of the peoplemeters deployed by TAM to capture the correct viewership trends from across the country.

From Pori Bora to Mrs Mukerjea: The rise of Indrani

Indrani Mukerjea, as founder CEO of INX Media, made it to WSJ’s list of ‘50 women to watch out for’.

The ongoing FM auctions and the ‘pressures’ the PM faced

How is the new bidding process different from earlier occasions? What concerns were raised by the bidders?

Congress is looking at a TV channel overlooking TRAI recommendations

It is interesting to note that it was immediately after mandating Trai to make recommendations on the subject, that Congress had unveiled its aforementioned “launch TV channels” campaign.

Security clearance for broadcasters: The government is insecure about security

The government's argument that broadcasters need security clearance because they create content that can mould public perceptions is understandable.

I don’t like money, I like the idea of creating money: CEO Rahul Yadav

He claims to have made a dent in the Indian market already where he was a late entrant, coming in almost 7-8 years after rivals like and

TEN-sion rising over India vs Pakistan broadcast rights issue

BCCI is not impressed by the fact that the telecast rights are currently with Ten Sports which is owned by Subhash Chandra.

Latest from MoS V K Singh: ‘Media workers’

The EGI sought to remind him of the recent Supreme Court judgment on using derogatory language on social media.

Tracing Rahul Gandhi: For Cong, not knowing is ‘knowing enough’

Digvijaya Singh said Rahul would be back in action soon, and it was 'alright' to not know where he was.

To regain social media edge, Amit Shah calls meet

Shah is expected to chalk out a strategy to synchronise the party’s external communication in the meeting.

PM Narendra Modi takes ‘avid interest’ in DD, AIR, but both still headless

Prasar Bharati board also has over half-a-dozen posts vacant.

Essar Leaks: 2 journalists resign, third put on notice

Essar arranged cabs. English news channel Times Now initiated an inquiry against its Deputy News Editor Meetu Jain.

Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals rule roost financially among Indian Premier League teams

RR, incidentally, is the only team to have turned profitable from IPL 1, which it won.

Fringe politician with the air of a don

In the public eye, Sinh is known as a Congress leader and a media entrepreneur from the North-East.

I&B admits: It does a daily chai pe charcha with ‘autonomous’ Doordarshan, AIR

Sources said primary agenda of daily meetings was to plan, design and implement strategies to promote work done by government.

With ads and exchanges, the radio is where the action is

Along with dramatised 10-to-20-second clips, the BJP continues to exploit the oratory skills of Narendra Modi.

In the works, book on Modi campaign

Sources said that Modi felt he and his team ran an unprecedented election drive, the parallels of which were difficult to find even globally.

Explained: Squeezed in DD

On why the national broadcaster may not merely be going through the kind of journalistic bad patch that all news organisations dread.

Anchor’s bloopers at IFFI a rage on YouTube, DD probes ‘leak’

Fame followed but it was draped in ridicule.