Daily Archives: 15 June 2007

A new magazine on the stands: Urban Voice

SUNIL K. POOLANI writes: This is to inform you that the literary magazine that we were planning, Urban Voice, is just out. The first issue has contributions from: O.V. Vijayan, Anand Patwardhan, Ramachandra Guha, Derek Bose, Robert McCrum, Shashi Tharoor, Margo Hammond, George Orwell, Anil Nair, Suma Josson, Zainab Kakal, Deepa Agarwal, Meena Kandasamy, Sudeep…

UPDATED: the nine new rules of journalism

Michael Rosenberg of the Detroit Free Press has come up with the nine rules of modern journalism. Some of them may not apply in the Indian context, but overall, it’s pretty accurate, if not funny. 1. Afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted; then, after the afflicted become comfortable, afflict them again. This should provide…