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‘Talking’ ads in The Hindu and The Times of India

Two leading Indian newspapers—The Hindu and The Times of India—have notched up a global first of sorts by carrying a “talking advertisement” two days in a row. The pathbreaking ad, which first featured in the Madras edition of yesterday’s Hindu, now finds space in today’s ToI in its Bangalore, Bombay, Poona and Delhi markets. ***…

Funny joke from a balding journo-blogger*

David Finkelstein in The Times, London: An economist-friend has just told me a wonderful story about a professional colleague of his. The colleague was waiting at the airport for his flight to be called when a man ran into his section of the lounge, slightly out of breath. “Is there an economist in here?” he…

Rupert Murdoch on India, China and democracy

The controversial media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, on India and China, in Esquire: “Any company that is global cannot ignore China or India. They are just enormous, emerging great powers. I enjoy China. I have a lot of friends there. But all we have there are the moment is a few very minor investments. “India is…