A new Sun to dawn on the Indian horizon?

The Guardian, quoting Business Standard, reports that Rupert Murdoch may be contemplating launching an Indian edition of The Sun tabloid.

Will it work? N.Ram of The Hindu thinks not: “It would end up in the courts under the obscenity laws.”

Can he get the journalists to make it work? Vinod Mehta of Outlook thinks not: “I just don’t know where he’ll get the snappy writers required for tabloids from. Indian journalism is so damn verbose.”

Link via Editors’ Weblog

1 Comment

  1. Mr Mehta’s verbose comment holds good for ‘Hindu’

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