Daily Archives: 7 March 2007

Rudyard Kipling on journalism

“She patronised extensively a man, Ulysses Gunne, whose mode of earning money was a low and shameful one. He wrote for certain papers which, as everybody knows, is worse than serving in a shop or scaring off the crows.” Rudyard Kipling, 1886

Jean Baudrillard: Rest in Peace

Jean Baudrillard, the French critic and provocateur, who said the Gulf War of 1991 did not take place— that it was more a media event than a war—has died, at 77. The first member of his family to attend a University and a fierce critic of “the consumer culture in which people bought objects not…

Media Fellowship on Dalit Women’s Health

PRESS RELEASE: Panos South Asia invites print journalists from India to apply for a fellowship to research Dalit women’s health and human rights. The fellowship runs from May 2007 to March 2008. Selected Fellows will be provided editorial suport by a panel of exeprts. They will also be awarded a grant of Rs 45,000 plus…