Daily Archives: 21 January 2007

All hail the cheap justices of the low court

The so-called crime serials on television, especially in Kannada, have become the byword in cheap, sensational, titillatory, voyeuristic yellow-journalism. Privacies are invaded, reputations are shreded, insinuations are hurled, blood and gore spilt with such stunning lack of taste and sensitivity that it boggles the mind. As the humourist Pranesh alias Gangavati Beechi puts it, “Naavu…