Daily Archives: 13 April 2020

J-POD || A podcast on journalism || Why my mother would not be celebrating the suspension of publication of ‘Star of Mysore’ despite its Islamophobic editorial

J-POD || A podcast on journalism || Why Sharada Viswanath (and hundreds of mothers) would not have celebrated the temporary suspension of publication of India’s most successful English evening newspaper ‘Star of Mysore‘ in #Coronavirus season. Also read: Star of Mysore suspends publication

“You need to stay healthy; we need to fight another day”: as it sends half its staff on leave without pay, Raghav Bahl’s ‘Quint’ waives “non-compete” clause, as if other media houses are hiring

The bloodbath has begun in Indian media in right earnest, no thanks to #Coronavirus. What was expected to mostly affect print media—Indian Express, Business Standard, et al–has begun to impact digital and electronic media too. Times of India has let go of its entire magazine section staff; News Nation has sacked its English digital team;…