This week, we review the Indian TV news media’s obsession with the Taliban and Afghanistan. From casually broadcasting fake news to an absurdist indulgence in Bollywood and pop culture references. Inspired by the sheer ludicrousness of it all, we take it up a notch!
In all of this, some very important news got missed this week.
And in other news, we discover that Arnab Goswami has authored a book. The TV Newsance team is ever so grateful to none other than the author himself for introducing us to its existence by plugging a two-decade-old, probably out-of-print book on Republic primetime this week. We go on a city hunt to find this gem. But do we get it?
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