Boria Majumdar took Marie Antoinette's "Let them eat cake" to heart. Salman Khan faced the backlash for his Olympic Goodwill Ambassador nomination, but you know what? He might be just the right candidate. It was luggage over life, when Emirates EK521 made its terrifying crash landing. And it turns out that some people are still nursing a grudge against Maria Sharapova for not knowing Sachin Tendulkar. All this and more ROTFL moments from the world of news.
posted by NL Team|August 23, 2016 in TEEVEE|4 comments
TV Journalism's Trimurti had a civil war (Read Barkha and Arnab not being very friendly while Rajdeep maintained his tyranny of distance). Arvind Kejriwal left the building to find some peace . RaGa slept in parliament (past his bedtime!). Sambit Patra qualified for drama school with distinction and Mehbooba Mufti's
posted by NL Team|August 8, 2016 in TEEVEE|6 comments
Amma is back,in Tamil Nadu and on Clothesline. So mind it. In the latest episode of Clothesline, we unravel the connection between Amma, her kitties and some good old psychiatry. Find out what binds Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar together, apart from Tanmay Bhat’s motion picture marvel. Tune in to know who really was the owner of the benami property…story. All this and much more at Clothesline Episode 74!
posted by NL Team|June 11, 2016 in TEEVEE|6 comments
NDTV's reporter confuses Holi for Halloween, Rakhi Sawant has cracked the problem of people committing suicide and a TV news channel found a scoop where there was none! All this and more journalistic SNAFU at its comic best, for your viewing pleasure.
posted by NL Team|April 17, 2016 in TEEVEE|13 comments
What happens when RSS switches fashion and how is it a Newslaundry impact? Why is Sudhir Chaudhary's JNU coverage one level deeper than the third level of Nolan's Inception? Everything from Sri Sri Ravishankar's riverside party to Subhash Chandra's cameo on Zee News, here is everything from the news worth a good facepalm over, only on Clothesline.
posted by NL Team|March 23, 2016 in TEEVEE|28 comments
A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. With things unfolding at lightning speed in and around JNU campus, Newslaundry brings you Indian media's tryst with Sanju baba, the ephemeral bond between lawyer Yashpal Singh and Sunny Deol, thought experiments that will let you wrap your head around the curious case of Kanhaiya Kumar and the 'appeal for azadi', a debate that never happened but should have, and other moments from news world worth lol-ing over.
posted by NL Team|March 4, 2016 in TEEVEE|20 comments
A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. In wake of multiple goof-ups while burning effigies, the Newslaundry manual to burning effigies. Also: outrage over North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test, Manipur earthquake, Pakistani media’s reaction to Modi’s surprise visit, Pathankot attack, Mehdi Hasan’s Head to Head, Fuckwah award and much more.
posted by NL Team|January 16, 2016 in Criticles|4 comments
A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. #SalmanKhanVerdict, Sonia Gandhi’s "jaanta hai main kaun hoon" defiance and an exclusive interview with her, Sushma Swaraj's Pakistan visit, Barkha Dutt's subtle ways to promote her book, visa denial to Times Now, Fuckwah Award and more.
posted by NL Team|December 19, 2015 in Clothesline|11 comments
A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Bihar elections and the media’s faux pas on the result day, career options for Chirag Paswan, Pahlaj Nihalani’s song for Modi, media coverage of Modi’s UK visit, Fuckwah award and much more.
posted by NL Team|November 23, 2015 in Clothesline|6 comments
A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. Season of award wapsi, Barkha’s facepalm moment, clash of the titans on Times Now, real news vs satire, Times Now sets a new record, Sambit’s subtleness. Also: Madhu performs some rap!
posted by NL Team|November 6, 2015 in TEEVEE|13 comments