Daily Archives: 1 August 2011

‘Sans Serif’ joins TOI in this sincere apology

The Times of India has this “clarification” on the sports pages today, on a football official who allegedly abused a referee. Sans Serif clarifies that any resemblance between the hit song and the clarification are accidental and entirely unintentional. Image: courtesy The Times of India Also read: The Times of India ‘apology’ on fixing report…

The hard life and tough times of beat journalists

Despite the exponential growth of media in recent years, few facilities have been created for mediapersons to cover public events of note, with their shirts intact. Exhibit A, above, is the Raj Bhavan in Bangalore. For years now, the governor’s house has been a beehive of political activity. Yet, journalists assigned to cover Karnataka chief…