‘You furnish the gossip, I will furnish the scoop’*

CNN-IBN editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, an Oxford blue, tweets on his former employer, front-paging a story that Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may be on his way out after India’s exit from the Twenty20 World Cup.

India’s premier cricket writer, Prem Panicker, on his blog on the games paper tigers play:

“A leading national daily once asked a Pakistani fast bowler to perform some brand endorsement functions. The player refused, claiming that he did not have the time. Two days later, the paper in question — you know who you are — front-paged a story that selectors and the establishment in Pakistan were concerned about the bowling action of the player in question, and there were some doubts whether he would be picked for an upcoming tournament.”

* ‘You furnish the pictures, I will furnish the war

1 Comment

  1. Anand Balaji

    Wither journalism… now that’s more like it!

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