The Earning of Trust

The Earning of Trust. I recently subscribed to NewsLaundry. It is a very young but self-proclaimed “media critique, news and current affairs portal”. It claims to operate on the obvious but often forgotten premise that news should be for the masses. And not for advertisers, or to distort reality for the masses. Current times are seeing increasingly low times for the […]



Do You Like Your News Well Done, or Rare?

Image: source A few years ago, my dad had pointed out how refreshing it was to hear All India Radio. All India Radio is India’s national, public news radio station. He said it was a welcome change to listen to just the raw news, especially after years of private news channels on TV. It made sense too. Paid media often tends […]



India – The state of affairs…

Just when we Indians thought things couldn’t possibly get any worse… We got an opportunity to host the Commonwealth games. And while Kalmadi and his cronies stretched their luck way beyond the Milky Way, the Prime Minister’s office magically managed to stretch a sanction to several multiples of the same. Wish someone would do that with my pay too. How Rs. […]