When the sub-inspector eyed Rukmani

The sensational story of the NASA astronaut who attacked the girlfriend of another astronaut in a love triangle was broken by the Orlando Sentinel but the paper’s old-fashioned beat reporters used the power and immediacy of the internet.

G V Krishnan recounts a similar scandal broken by the Indian Express in the late 1950s.

Read the full story here: Mundane story behind a media scoop

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