Daily Archives: 26 February 2007

MUST READ: First person is best person

Writing in the first-person is frowned upon in most Indian newsrooms built on exaggerated textbook notions of objectivity. But Timothy Noah‘s piece on wikipedia on Slate shows why it is probably the most engaging way to put a point across, especially in stories which have been done to death. “Unless I get notable in a…

Is the end nigh for black and white photography?

T.S. NAGARAJAN writes: Is it twilight time for black and white photography? Yes. It appears that the days of traditional photography are numbered. Modern technology is driving this art form from flash bulbs to digital imaging, bringing in major changes in its practice and appreciation. After all, it’s simpler to make digital photos with increasingly…