Clarifying her accent, proving her felicity with Hindi and pointing to the ignorance of the anchor. On Raja, the 2G scam and crony capitalism in India which exists or doesn’t or does or...
Problems with the news media today. Dearth of genuine investigative reporting. Journalists turning into inquisitors. Uncritical consumption of stories. Full disclosures eluding news media
On how all NGOs are frauds, each and every one. TV news still to come of age in India which she feels is immature and breathless.
Why Anna does not have a worldview? What it takes to have a worldview? Education and literacy and are the two different?
How alarming is the menace of paid news? The spread of paid news in the non-political news space. How does The Hindu continue to sustain public trust?
With controversies preceding his appointment, how smooth has been his transition to the role of Editor? What guided The Hindu's reporting on 2G scam?
What yardsticks does the The Hindu apply in publishing Wikileaks data? On compelling public interest as a guiding principle.
He looks back at his writings on Gujarat. His view on riots and robust deterrents. The role of media. Reasons for hope and persistent concerns.
His primary impulses are literary. On his novels and cutting teeth with the Tehelka sting as an investigative journalist. Coping with the legal tangles of the Tehelka expose?
Undercover story is the name he prefers for his brand of investigative journalism. His experiences in questions-for-money operation in Parliament. On the impact of investigative stories?