Daily Archives: 6 March 2007

If a picture says a 1,000 words, then this…

Hindustani maestro Gangubai Hanagal, who turned 95 on Monday, captured in a confluence with the synonym for the shehnai, Ustad Bismillah Khan, at the Sri Rama Navami music festival at the Fort High School grounds in Bangalore in 1993. This picture by Karnataka Photo News editor Saggere Ramaswamy (then with the Indian Express) has gone…

Honey, who killed our newspaper?

It’s not the Internet alone that’s killing newspapers. It’s the equity-chasing investors and “cut-and-gut” bandicoot publishers who put outsize profits before a free press. All they are bothered about is downsizing, rightsizing, cutting costs, squeezing more, says Eric Klinenberg in the latest issue of Mother Jones. Read the full article here: Breaking the News