Hafta 120: Has Arnab Goswami cracked the news-entertainment genre?

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English news channels are at war with Republic TV. News Broadcasting Association (NBA) files a complaint against Arnab Goswami’s new channel and accuses Republic TV of carrying multiple frequencies across genres. But is this the first time that any channel has resorted to such tricks to gain TRPs? Abhinandan Sekhri, Madhu Trehan, Anand Ranganathan, Manisha Pande and Atul Chaurasia discuss how Arnab has mastered the art of catching eyeballs and gaining TRPs.

Also, we look at Times Now‘s criminal complaint against Goswami for theft, International Court of Justice’s order staying Kulbhshan Jhadav’s execution; the repercussions it will have, CBI raids at P Chidambaram and his son Karti’s residences, President Pranab Mukherjee’s remarks declaring Indira Gandhi the most acceptable Prime Minister and a lot more. Listen Up, there’s a song dedication too.

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  11. NewslaundryWhy So Serious? Ep 28 – Memory Loss in Indian Politics.
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