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Radia gaga

When I asked a colleague why newspapers were silent on the revelations that emerged from the Radia tapes, he said that that’s because major media is a conspiracy of thieves. I couldn’t have put it better. As The Hoot‘s Sevanti … Continue reading

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Azaadi of speech

Over the past month, the English press has put up a united front against the Sena for pressuring Mumbai university to withdraw Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey. Mistry himself has praised the press’s campaign saying: “This sordid story, however, … Continue reading

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Kasab

The blitzkrieg of public reactions to Kasab’s death sentence seems to be a case of life imitating television. We’ve always been a society prone to impassioned hyperbole. But the hysteria generated by the electronic media on a daily basis seems … Continue reading

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