Daily Archives: 16 May 2007

Journalism is mostly about getting it right

What did our journalists and newspapers and magazines and TV channels say before and during the Uttar Pradesh elections, and how much of what they said came true or didn’t? What did they say of the cricket World Cup, and how much of it came true or didn’t? No one knows, or at least no…

Outsourced ‘journalism’ suffers a welcome blow

Press Trust of India is reporting that a California website that created a sensation by hiring two Indian journalists based in Bombay and Bangalore to report on Pasadena city has decided to shelve its plan. Editor and publisher James Macpherson says the move to nix outsourced local journalism follows the negative “attention that we received”.…

‘A dream is what does not let you sleep’

[podtech content=http://media1.podtech.net/media/2007/05/PID_011204/Podtech_dream.flv&postURL=http://www.podtech.net/home/1938-media/2991/what-do-you-dream-about&totalTime=108000&breadcrumb=6c87d3ab-93a1-4574-bb6a-91fa8e644ec4] Martin Luther King had a dream. Do you, as a journalist? What is it about? Whatever it is, Loren Feldman hopes that it is not just about money. As the Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam put it so well: “A dream is not what you see in sleep. A dream is what does…