Daily Archives: 5 April 2007

Have computers made journalism any better?

The little bell that struck when you reached the end of a line… The sssseeeeech of the carriage being rolled back after a line… The kreek-kreek-kreek of the roller being rotated to adjust the alignment of paper… The ink-stains on the fingers while replacing the ribbons… The clickety-clack of typewriters is long gone from our…

‘Today’s cricket journos are chamchas of players’

The ongoing cricket nautanki (as Aniruddha Bahal calls it) has its own media sideshow. Following Ajay Naidu‘s oh-I-am-so-hurt-by-Greg Chappell interview with Sachin Tendulkar in The Times of India, Aajtak had a studio discussion on the whys and wherefores of Indian cricket last night. Rajan Bala was waxing eloquent on the distance that players kept from…