Daily Archives: 7 February 2008

When AB baby’s cold becomes hot news

The unseen hand of Rupert Murdoch in skewing the vision of news television in India, especially in the vital Hindi space, is a subject no media analyst, critic or observer has yet turned her spotlight on. Thanks to the headway made by the execrable output of Star News, news channel after Hindi news channel, has…

Six roles the modern journalist must play

Howard Owens has a fine piece on the six roles that the modern journalist must play, as opposed to the top-down, linear,  uncomplicated, command-and-control mode of the past. # The Ethical Role: “Raise the bar on professional ethics, and then provide ethical guidence to today’s participatory audience. We should deal more swiftly and transparently with…