By nominating Lina Khan, a fierce critic of the policies and functioning of data and technology behemoths such as Amazon, US President Joe Biden signals his intent to take Big Tech to the task. But that’s a big ask.
The deep sulking displayed by Facebook and Google over the proposed media rule by Australia mandating the platforms to respect and pay content creators is symptomatic of the dire straits to which the platform-powered distribution ecosystem has taken news media.
The Union Home Ministry wants to use citizens towards identifying and checking anti-national and abusive content online. Though well-intended, the move can have far-reaching impacts in contemporary India.
In the post-truth era anchored on fake news, trust has become a coveted property. What to take and what not is one of the most difficult questions content consumers face today. Enter trust-rating agencies.
Studies show our fascination towards Reality TV stems from not-so-innocent desires and the habit reflect elements such as dysfunctional families, inferiority complexes, a penchant for voyeurism and more.
K-Pop aka Korean Pop music is a bundle of contradictions, yet it has gained insane levels of popularity across the globe, including in India, thanks to a distinctive blend of addictive melodies and slick choreography.