Pamela Philipose

The writer is senior fellow at the Indian Council of Social Science Research, Delhi, researching media issues

No easy endings
Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Everyone enthused by the MeToo movement must watch out for the blowback. It will come

Award Wapasi 2.0
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

The counter-narrative this time is not just about ideas, but the economy as well

The map of New India
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

PM needs to ask himself why under his watch this country has become a fearful place

A Glimpse Into Hell
Tue, Jul 04, 2017

Byculla jail riot must trigger important inquiries into the institution of the jail. The temerity that the woman prisoner, Manjula Shetye, demonstrated in complaining about missing items in the food allotted to her ward defied a central expectation from a prisoner — submission and silence.

Our own Animal Farm
Wed, May 10, 2017

Cow vigilantism is a tragedy in many parts — a rousing, a lynching, a reflection of change

Tweeting up the votes
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

In the recent polls, PM Modi used social media in ways that flattened out the political terrain

No questions please, you are the media
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

The government monitors every word put out by journalists, but dare the latter question it.

Book review: No Country for Girls
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

A collection of essays on gender imbalance in China and India highlights important dimensions of this intimate catastrophe.

Dabbling In Doublespeak
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Media is the new battleground in the conflict zone

Muhammad Ali: Death can’t knock him down
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

Memories of an encounter between a rookie journalist and Muhammad Ali.

Carrots As Sticks
Wed, May 11, 2016

Revelations of MP government’s ads to dodgy websites point to a larger malaise.

Controlling The Story
Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Intimidating journalists will result in society losing its eyewitnesses.

Selfie-Made Journalism
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

Framed at BJP’s Diwali milan: A frontal view of servility to authority.

When dissent was seen as dirty
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

Sahitya Akademi has broken its silence. But the rage against the writers’ protest was the most instructive part of this episode

The clamour, the silence
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The second conceptual breakthrough was in framing sexual assaults as expressions of power, not crimes of passion.

Pink is the Colour of Courage
Sat, Sep 21, 2013

The rise of a female vigilante group in impoverished Bundelkhand and what it tells of their personal and communal battles.

Vina Mazumdar,freedom’s child
Sat, Jun 01, 2013

Pioneering feminist and academic,she successfully troubled the status quo