Less Murrow, more Bachchan

Why are our news channels taking inspiration from Bollywood instead of from journalism?

posted by Rajan Laad|July 26, 2013   in Critique|18 comments

Should Sen Be Stripped?

Is there any rationale behind Chandan Mitra’s demand that Amartya Sen be stripped of his Bharat Ratna?

posted by Dr. Ashoka Prasad|July 25, 2013   in Critique|37 comments

Who’s The Real Fascist?

Are Gujaratis communal, bigoted, fascist merchants of death - as some opinion-makers suggest?

posted by Anand Ranganathan|July 24, 2013   in Critique|100 comments

Putting the Donkey Last

If only Bhagwati and Sen would start talking with India instead of to India - and the difference is not a preposition.

posted by Chitra Subramaniam Duella|July 24, 2013   in Critique|31 comments

Not In Our Best Interest

Why are so few reporting on or analysing the government’s Central Monitoring System and how intrusive it will be?

posted by Uday Mishra|July 23, 2013   in Critique|2 comments

Stop Press. SRK-Salman Hug

SRK-Salman push dying children, acid attack victims and Chinese intrusions off our front pages. Even the media deserve a hug.

posted by Rajyasree Sen|July 22, 2013   in Critique|9 comments

Forgotten Assam

Isn't it important to remember the Assam violence which took place last year? The media doesn't seem to think so.

posted by Kishalay Bhattacharjee|July 22, 2013   in Critique|2 comments

Unsung Hero

An 84-yr-old manages to shake up the system. But the media didn’t think it worth reporting on.

posted by Dr. Ashoka Prasad|July 18, 2013   in Critique|4 comments

Of Leaks, Stings and Scoops

What defines investigative journalism in India and how it has changed over the years.

posted by Somi Das|July 18, 2013   in Critique|8 comments

The Unsinkable Ship of Theseus

A review & a conversation with Kiran Rao.

posted by Anand Ranganathan|July 18, 2013   in Critique|14 comments

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