Daily Archives: 5 February 2013

What an NYT writer learnt by reading an IT issue

Tyler Cowen, a New York Times contributor, has pored through the 37th anniversary issue of India Today*, and writes about what he learned by reading “every last word” published by the magazine. “The most striking feature of a late December issue of India Today is its aspirational tone and near-relentless gloss and promotional fervor. An…

How corporate ownership shapes TV news?

Virendra Kapoor, former editor of the Free Press Journal, in his column in M.J. Akbar‘s Sunday Guardian: Money speaks The growing intrusion of corporate money into the media is beginning to show in myriad ways. For instance, ever since a big industrial group made a huge investment in a multi-channel television group, its news channel…