Author: newswriters

A view shows banners on the Tel Aviv University campus as Sam Altman, CEO of Microsoft-backed OpenAI and ChatGPT creator is due to speak in Tel Aviv, Israel June 5, 2023. REUTERS/Amir Cohen – RC2XC1AW6HIE The news industry is talking about AI. This is unsurprising, because AI models like ChatGPT seem to be capable of automating many of the cognitive tasks that underpin journalistic workflows, and those models seem to be steadily improving. There is a sense that news may be on the cusp of great change, and that some of what is traditional and familiar in journalism may be…

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हिंदी पत्रकारिता के शिखर पुरुषों में से एक, राजेंद्र माथुर (1935-1991) का निधन 9 अप्रैल को हुआ था। वह 1982 से लेकर 1991 तक नवभारत टाइम्स के प्रधान संपादक रहे। उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर समाचर4मीडिया ने कुछ चुनिंदा लेखकों के लेखों के जरिए उन्हें श्रद्धांजलि दी, जिसके जरिए आज की पीढ़ी ने माथुर साहब को जाना। आपने उन पर उनके सहयोगियों द्वारा लिखे कई लेख पढ़े, पर अब हम पेश कर रहे हैं माथुरजी की कलम से निकला एक बेहद शानदार लेख। हिंदी दैनिक ‘नवभारत टाइम्स’ ने उस लेख को प्रकाशित किया था राजेंद्र माथुर प्रजातंत्रीय भारत में समाजवाद क्यों नहीं…

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Dr. Pradeep Mahapatra Journalists confront moral injury due to various reasons. Moral injury among journalists is defined as the suffering that results out of failure to satisfy one’s own deeply held moral beliefs and values on journalism. Though ethics in journalism are determined at different platforms, every journalist construct its own ethical frame-work basing upon his or her perspective, ability, training, ideal and environmental compulsions. It differs from person to person. However, search for truth to disseminate, writing for public good and endeavour to secure the status of journalism are some of the universally accepted journalistic approaches every one adheres…

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राजेश बादल  भारत के महान संपादक राजेंद्र माथुर (1935-1991)की आज पुण्यतिथि है। यहाँ प्रस्तुत है उनके पैंतीस साल पुराने एक दुर्लभ व्याख्यान का अंश ,जो उन्होंने पत्रकारों की गिरती साख और आचार संहिता के बारे में दिया था।  व्याख्यान का यह हिस्सा उन के बारे में नेशनल बुक ट्रस्ट की ओर से प्रकाशित मेरी पुस्तक सदी का संपादक – राजेंद्र माथुर से लिया गया है। पत्रकारिता पर उनके विस्तृत विचार आप इस पुस्तक में पढ़ सकते हैं। पुस्तक अमेज़न पर उपलब्ध है    राजेंद्र माथुर पत्रकारों को प्रायः यह ग़लतफहमी रहती है या सहीफ़हमी रहती होगी कि वे बहुत वे…

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Dr. Pradeep Mahapatra After one year completion of the public launch of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI), the earlier days of 2024 witnessed enough speculation of possible impact of the new technology on everyday life of the people worldwide. Following footsteps of ChatGPT, Large Language Models (LLM) like Google Bard, BingChat, ClaudeLLM are available free of charge, while Jasper solicits subscription for use. In addition, applications like Adobe Firefly, Bedrock, BloombergGPT, Dall-E2, Eighthfold.ai, Grammarly Go, HR Signal, Microsoft-365-Copilot, Midjourney, Retrain.ai, Salesforce-Einstein-GPT, Soundbite.ai, SlackGPT, Tome etc. are available for professional use. Experts in the field claim that dominance of GenAI in various…

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Dr. Pradeep Mahapatra In a measurement of public trust in four major areas of society through a five point scale, India ranked fourth position in media. The Edelman Trust Barometer 2024 report published on January 15, 2024 ahead of annual meeting of World Economic Forum at Davos disclosed peoples opinion on business, government, non-government organisations and media in the international level. Indians placed business and NGOs in the first position, and dragged government to the last position. For preparation of their 24th annual report, Edelman conducted a survey during October and November in 2023 among 32,000 people spread over 28…

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The International Initiative on Information & Democracy powered by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) aims at bringing guarantees for the freedom of opinion and expression in the global space of information and communication. This project is set to implement Article 19 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights in the digital era. https://rsf.org/en/information-and-democracy

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A new book looks at the audiences who never read the news. Co-author Dr Benjamin Toff says that newsrooms must think about fitting around the lives of busy, anxious and alienated people News avoidance is a trend that has had the industry concerned for the last few years. In the last Reuters Institute Digital News Report, nearly half (41 per cent) of Britons said they sometimes or often avoided the news, citing mental health, negative news and information overload as some of the top reasons why. But there is a smaller subset of audiences known as consistent news avoiders who…

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