Daily Archives: 3 March 2007

Can ‘boycott’ be a word in the news lexicon?

Can news organisations decide unilaterally to boycott events and individuals and yet call themselves news organisations? Back in the innocent 1980s, The Hindu decided to ban coverage of horse racing for a while in protest against the fixing that was going on. (The fact that the paper’ then publisher, the recently deceased S. Rangarajan, had…