Daily Archives: 30 November 2007

Why we don’t know who Jagennath Lachmon is

Every media house magically finds the resources to send correspondents to the Cannes, IFA or Frankfurt festivals. Indra Nooyi‘s climb up the global power ladder has our media charting her step. Every Mira Nair film has film correspondents flitting half way across the world for her bon mot. And of course each new car or…

Aussie journo wins top award for Indian story

Hedley Thomas, the Australian journalist who wrote a series of stories about his government’s mishandling of Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef‘s arrest on suspected terror charges, has won the country’s most coveted journalism award. Thomas, who is associated with The Australian newspaper, won the “Gold Walkley” award.In his acceptance speech, Thomas thanked Haneef’s lawyers Peter Russo…